mandala

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मण्डल (maṇḍala).

Noun[edit]

mandala (plural mandalas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) A graphic depiction of the spiritual universe and its myriad realms and deities.
  2. (Hinduism, Buddhism) Any ritualistic geometric design, symbolic of the Universe, used as an aid to meditation.
  3. A division or book of the Rigveda (of which there are 10).

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin amygdala.

Noun[edit]

mandala f

  1. almond