prayer wheel

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a cylinder with prayers written on it

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Prayer Wheel was later sold to compete in point-to-points, but when Prince Babar emerged to boost the family, was sought out and bought back by her breeder.
During the tour, Moench demonstrates his process to make prayer wheels on a potter's wheel.
Such astonishing moments form the very plot of Dillard's long poem "Tickets for a Prayer Wheel," which I'd rate with Auden's Horae Canonicae as one of the major spiritual works of twentieth-century English poetry, not least because both are immensely accessible and engaging.
The largest prayer wheel in Old Tibet once held 100,000,000 prayers, traditionally printed with hand-carved wood blocks.
It seemed such a shame, because Prayer Wheel was a scopey sort, but her pigeon-toed stance and poor action inevitably militated against athletic prowess.
Talismans and religious symbols from around the world, including an ankh, a dharma doll, a Star of David, rosary beads, a prayer wheel, a lotus flower, small Buddhas and a Torah, are featured in Spiritually Speaking, another Clement Mok original.
Just then, my eye caught attention by a small decorative prayer wheel (Mani) at the front of the taxi, I was riding, a religious symbol that in a sense defines the region and its traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
doing their best Paul and Artie on Homeward Bound, Beth Nielsen Chapman crooning Jimi Hendrix's Angel, and the pseudonymous Boomchicks, who include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sally Van Meter, Sally Truitt and Andrea Zonn, performing Boo Hewerine's Prayer Wheel.
5 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Sanctuary, a nature reserve and meditation parkland on Whidbey Island, WA, has installed two Tibetan prayer wheel artworks that contain more prayers than any prayer wheel ever created.
Prayer Wheel was the dam of Sunday's Prix Jean Prat winner Suances, who is trained in Spain by Mauricio Delcher Sanchez.
farmer fields In the courtyards, monks in maroon robes scurry through beautifully carved doorways, while devotees spin prayer wheels like the beads on an abacus.
These prayer wheels are moved by paddles powered by a small stream of water that runs along the northern side of the grounds.
FAILE: Works on Wood: Process, Paintings and Sculpture" features both critical writing and reflections by the artists on now iconic facets of their work in and out of the studio, including their interactive Puzzle Boxes, carved Prayer Wheels, and bold, large-scale painting.
We walked by prayer wheels unlocking the prayers by rotating them clockwise.
MONKEY TEMPLE, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Climb the 300-something stone steps of the pilgrim's approach, past the stone animals and birds, to find an impressive stupa, prayer wheels and a wonderful view of the city and its surroundings.