The basic concept of Guru Mandala is that, When you go near a Guru, many things come along the way that is Guru Mandala. As you go towards the center Siddhis will come, cravings, aversions will come.
How you can pass the circle of negativity, doubts, charms, attractions, and distractions, ego. This sort of yoga Mayas will come: I am better than the Guru.This is called Guru Mandala.
In the painting of Guru Mandala, Guru is seen carrying a trident and staying calm on a lotus flower.