It may seem fussy, but I come across lots of doodles (zentangles) that I think are the wrong way up! Sometimes I go back to my own images and turn them round! This problem does not usually apply to conventional mandalas, of course.
|going for a drive - no strings attached - best angle|
|going for a walk - no strings attached|
|on its head - unbalanced|
|odd - doesn't work at all|