The mandala (tib. Kyilokor) is a geometrical design
used for the aid of visualization during meditations. There are a wide variety of
mandalas ranging from those that represent the history of time, to those that offer
tantric designs for the aid of visualizations. Having a circle as the main theme,
the mandala incorporates many shapes and colors each with specific significance for the
practitioner's advancement along the path towards nirvana. This mandala depicts the
unity that is the ultimate reality.