What is the meaning of wooden labyrinth. " Labyrinths are ancient patterns found all over the world. They are of many types sharing a single overall design. Their origin is as mysterious and their uses are as varied as their patterns are. All labyrinths are a kind of game. According to Hindu lore, the universe itself is a game, a lila, that the gods play. Walking a labyrinth is following in the steps of Shiva Nataraja, the Divine Transformer who is Lord of the Dance." This wooden labyrinth is made from cherry wood. Other woods are availabe like walnut or maple. The labyrinth is around 9.5" diameter.