The mandala is the privileged place, the axis of the mental and physical universe where the follower realizes the space. The psychic and physical life of the individual reflects that of the universe.
"Know yourself and you will know the universe."
~Jan Hollan took these photos from the roof of the Nicholas Copernicus Observatory and Planetarium in Brno. He used a wide angle adaptor, and captured these images when the sky cleared, toward the end of the "European" aurora on Jan 21, 2005.