Art, Design, Mandala

How to draw a Mandala?

Drawing is fun. When you are trying to create something new relax and think echo of your soul and the surroundings.

and giving shape to the can be a new experience in your life which can help to explore yourself and find the , colors, and patterns to represent your current state of to your most deeply-desired wish for yourself, for a loved one, or for humanity.

You can a mandala to symbolize a state of mind that you would like to achieve.

The best thing about creating your own mandala is that you have the to choose whatever shapes, , and colors that you feel express your sense of self and your view of reality.

Your mandala is the representation of your inner self so you have the freedom to create something unique and meaningful.

Mandala and Meditation

mandalas are a great for . Different patterns, shape, symbols have different meaning and are used for deep meditation tools. Many different around the world use mandalas in their .

Precaution you need to follow before starting Mandala Drawing

  • Draw lightly with a pencil so you can erase it if you make a mistake.
  • Pick the simple pattern at first.
  • Pick fine drawing tool to give sharp details to your mandala
  • You can choose a simple symbol and put it in the center of the mandala.

Materials required to Draw Mandala


First of all, you need to select the or sheet and cut it into the size that you will like to draw in it.

  1. canvas or sheet of paper
  2. pencil
  3. drawing compass
  4. ruler
  5. protractor
  6. fine liner/thin marker/pigment ink pen
  7. thicker marker
  8. color
  9. brush

Steps Involved in Drawing Mandala

First of all, you need to pick the canvas or paper in square size to draw a mandala. Like you can pick your paper size to 25*25 cm. The bigger the square, the more room you will have for putting in lots of detail and color.

Drawing Tara on 25*25 cm Canvas

Tara Yantra

Secondly, Mark the center of the mandala and draw a small and follow up with other big circles as you .

Artist doing in 25*25 cm canvas

Drawing a mandala

Simply you can start coloring each round with light and dark colors and use a dark color like red or black for background color which can be like this at last.

Drawing a mandala

You can draw symbol like some flower in the middle of the mandala and make it complete.

Benefits of Mandala Drawing

  • your mind
  • Spiritual practice for your personal evolution
  • Quiet your emotions
  • Induce of tranquility and deep contentment
  • Uplift your soul
  • Promote greater awareness of self and Life
  • Make meditation easier and more accessible
  • Reduce stress and lower blood pressure
  • Generate good and well-being
  • and center your
  • Integrate polarities within yourself (such as yin/yang)
  • Increase in
  • Stimulate your creative thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Access the Divine/Teacher Within you
  • Create satisfaction and pleasure
  • Overcome blocks and stuck patterns in daily life
  • Align , mind, heart, and into harmony
  • Open the
  • Assist you to reach your full potential
  • Promote spiritual

Different mandalas Pattern

Cosmos Mandala

Cosmos Mandala

Kalachakra Mandala


Golden Kalachakra Mandala

Golden Kalachakra Mandala

Kali Yantra



Auspicious symbol mantra mandala with om in center

Auspicious symbol with in center

Sacral Chakra Mandala

Sacral Mandala

Mantra Mandala with 8 Auspicious symbols

Mandala with 8



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About sadiksha

Namaste! I am a Nepali Art Dealer specialized in Mandala and Thangka paintings. I love to write articles about the monastic culture of the Himalayas.

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