I had to abandon the idea of the superordinate position of the ego. … I saw that everything, all paths I had been following, all steps I had taken, were leading back to a single point — namely, to the mid-point. It became increasingly plain to me that the is the centre. It is the exponent of all paths. It is the path to the centre, to individuation. 

… I knew that in finding the mandala as an expression of the self I had attained what was for me the ultimate.– C. G. Jung. Memories, Dreams, Reflections.