The meaning of mandala comes from Sanskrit meaning "circle." Even though it may be dominated by squares or triangles, a mandala has a concentric structure. Mandalas offer balancing visual elements, symbolizing unity and harmony. –whats-your-sign.com • My mandala was created to capture the beauty of the hand drawn lines and basic shapes. I created repeats in gray and silver to show the harmony that can be achieved with one element and similar colors. Hand drawn, manipulated in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.