Shakyamuni Buddha Mandala with the mantra is handpainted by the artist of Kathmandu Nepal. The strong visual contrast between the gold and the red background is very effective. It enhances greatly the Buddha in a lotus position at the center of the Mandala and surrounded by a gold-painted mantra.
Mandala is a circle which is a device for the tantric meditation. The mandala is a graphic representation of this process. It is not only theoretical but practical also an operational scheme involving a clear plan for the practical realization of the process within oneself. There are many types and varieties of mandala depending on the nature of central deity. The mandala represents “place of purity” a magic sphere cleared of spiritual obstacles and unpurified.