This piece of art symbolizes the different races and creatures throughout the entirety of the novel. Humans, the Xi, etc. Though sharing certain characteristics (the outer circle), for example, existence, they are all uniquely displayed (the inner circles) and have a massively different sense of reality.
Remember when practicing this pose that you should only be extending your body to limits that are within a margin of comfort. If this pose is too intense or seems like you might hurt yourself doing it, then trying a modified version might be beneficial.