This high quality Kalachakra Mandala is using genuine gold leaf against a plain black background. The piece measures 46cm x 46cm.
The Kalachakra Mandala, translated as 'Wheel of Time' is a visual representation of the Kalachakra Tantra teachings of Tibetan Buddhism. All elements of the mandala refer to the universe (outer Kalachakra), the body and mind (inner Kalachakra) and the practice (initiation, generation and completion stages).
Please visit http://www.buddhanet.net/kalimage.htm for information about the Tibetan Buddhist Kalachakra mandala teachings.