A mandala is a complex abstract design that is usually circular in form. In fact, "mandala" is a Sanskrit word that means "circle". Mandalas generally have one identifiable center point, from which emanates an array of symbols, shapes, and forms. In essence, mandalas represent the connection between our inner worlds and outer reality.Mandalas contain both geometric and organic forms. They can also contain recognizable images that carry meaning for the person who is wearing it.