As any piece of art every Sri Yantra drawing needs data and a description which is obligatory to keep our review going further.
The following order, or a paradigm can be used for classification any non-mathematical variation holding in some American, British and European museums, but especially it is destined for concrete mathematically based my private collection.
- Name (Sri Yantra, Sri Sarvabhava Yantra, or any others)
- Ordinal number (place in the whole collection: 1-18 for Sri Yantra, 19-32 for Sri Sarvabhava Yantra)
- Year of creating (usually 1994 for Sri Yantra and 1995 for Sri Sarvabhava Yantra)
- Number of point of touches in the kernel (6 or 10 for SY 1-18 and only 6 for SSY 19-32)
- The general sum of triangles inside the mandala
- Presence, or lack of up-down symmetry in the polygons’ centers
- What is a center of star polygon: symmetrical dot (up-down), asymmetrical dot (up-down), rhombus, or another figure/ picture
- Diameter (1) of the kernel, minimum, cm and inch
- Diameters (2) and (3) of lotus rings of 8 and 16 petals, Sarva-saparipuraka and Sarva-sankshobhana chakra respectively
- Diagonal of defense square (yellow space, Trailokya-mohana chakra)
- Side of the defense square, including bulges, maximum in cm and inch
- Dyes and basic colors (G – green, B – blue, R – red)
- Material of the base (vellum, graphic paper, silk, clothe, wood, metal and so on)
- Text of description (notes, additional information, reference links and so on)
All information about all 32 items is gathered in the Tables for every part of collection. Part One: stars Sri Yantra 1-6 1994, Part Two: stars Sri Yantra 7-18 1994, and Part Three Sri Sarvabhava Yantra 19-32 1995.