Mandala a closed geometric system with elements evenly spaced from a central point. Sacred schematic representation or construction used in Buddhist and Hindu religious and esoteric practices. A typical shape of the mandala is the outer circle, the square inscribed in it, in which the inner circle is inscribed, which is often segmented or has the shape of a lotus. The outer circle is the universe, the inner circle is the dimension of the deities. Mandalas can be two-dimensional, represented in the plane, as well as three-dimensional, embossed. They are embroidered on fabric, painted on sand, made with colored powders and made of metal, stone, wood, dough. Mandalas are often depicted on the floors, walls and ceilings of temples.