Method of construction
Large Mane stones carved with the sacred chant Om Mani Padme Hum are stacked on the top of other to form walls. Often the Mani walls ends at the entrance to the village, where there is royal entrance called the Kankani, reminiscent to the torna at Sanchi.
Mandala is a representation of universe and is usually made of stand or wood and then destroyed after the ritual. The four gates of the Mandala are the homes of the four deities: Kubera, the lord of wealth, in the north, Vimdhaka, in the south, Dhritarashtra in the east and Virupaksha in the west.