According to Wiki, a mandala – which literally means circle in Sanskrit – is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Indian religions representing the universe. In common use however, mandala has become a generic term for any diagram, chart or geometric pattern that symbolically represents the universe. Our granddaughter Kayla never ceases to amaze us with her artistic (among other) talents, the latest of which is her first place entry into a mandala drawing contest.
Here is one of several favorites she drew:
And here is her first place winning entry: