How to Draw an Optimal Sri Yantra

 This document shows the beginning steps of the method to draw the optimal Sri Yantra. For the full method go here.

 Draw a circle of any size with a protractor. Make sure to mark the position of the center of the circle for later use.

 This step and the next three will require the use a protractor.

 We are now done with the first step of dividing the circle in 12 equal parts. We can now start drawing the Sri Yantra.

 The grey lines are guides that will be used to locate some of the key lines of the Sri Yantra. They will not be part of the final drawing, so you can draw them very lightly and erase them later.

 Here the exact length of the line is no known yet so draw it a little longer. It will get trimmed at a later step.

 Here the exact length of the lines are no known yet so draw them a little longer and they will get trimmed later.

 Here the exact length of the line is no known yet so draw it a little longer and it will get trimmed later.

 Here the exact length of the lines are no known yet so draw them a little longer and they will get trimmed later.