"What are you working on now that is like that mandala?"
She catches herself in the comments: "What is the sound of one commenter commenting?"
Yep, this is going to take some getting used to....
Oh, but to answer the question, if one believes the Buddhists monks, EVERYTHING I am doing is like that mandala! As for what I believe? I also believe that ultimately everything is transitory and impermanent, even the Universe itself.