Paul Heussenstamm (American, b. 1949) Tapestry Mandala Paul Heussenstamm’s vibrant sacred art incorporates principles of many religious traditions, among them Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity. Mandalas, Heussenstamm’s signature motif, are typically circular and geometric in form, often represent wholeness or unified energy. They are widely favored as meditational focal points because of their balancing and calming effects. Once you have completed Heussenstamm’s Tapestry Mandala 1,000-piece puzzle, you might not want to put it back in the box, opting instead to gaze at it for your own well being.