In Sanskrit, the word “mandala” simply means circle. It is known as a spiritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the universe. One of the most well known examples is the sand Mandala - a Tibetan Buddhist tradition involving the creation and destruction of mandalas made from colored sand. Entries will be previewed at the FQ size: 21″ x 18.” Submissions close 3/7/2017 at 3 p.m. EST.
My entry for this challenge : Solar System Mandala
|Closer view with Jupiter on the bottom and swirling Neptune on the right.|
|The sun and rocky planets with Earth at the top.|
|Closer view of Saturn and Venus|
|Uranus is at the very top.|