The mandala symbol is a geometric pattern that connects the cosmos and a microcosm of the universe both in metaphysical and symbolical ways. The symbolism of our tree mandala embroidery is simple. The tree is strong and sturdy, gives everyone shade and shelter. Trees always mean longevity, good fortune and strong family roots. The tree of life represents the four main life elements - earth, fire, air and water - that must come together. This tree mandala cross stitch symbolizes also the life magic, physical, emotional and spiritual renovaton.