circumambulate


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walk around something

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9) While not a Sri Lankan or early Buddhist example, Lama Thubten Zopa (a noted Tibetan Buddhist) has recommended in his writings that Buddhists should circumambulate stupas while carrying animals such as stray dogs in order to endow the animal with merit (16-17).
Resembling the Muslim practice of tawaf Tella circumambulates the Holy Spirit Square--an open space decorated with a cross--seven times while holding both a Bible and a Qur'an.
A statement by a spokesman for the administration of the mosques in Mecca and Medina said the crane smashed into the part of the Grand Mosque where worshippers circumambulate the Kaaba and where pilgrims walk between Mount Safa and Marwa.
There, they were to circumambulate the holy Kaaba before returning home, having reached the spiritual peak of their lives.
There, they will circumambulate the holy Kaaba before returning home having reached the spiritual peak of their lives.
Attempts to circumambulate this irrelevant result by introducing cutoff frequencies either at the Planck length or at an arbitrary energy of 100 GeV, are hardly acceptable.
This reflective space is dedicated to witnessing these photographs in the present, a place visitors may pause quietly, meditate, pray, or circumambulate a chedei (stupa).
To read the lengthy text panels of Mea Culpa, it is necessary for viewers to circumambulate the gallery, creating a ritual-like procession.
As you circumambulate and move closer to the kaaba you feel like a small stream merging into a big river.
They come from every corner of the world to visit Mecca and circumambulate the Kaaba in response to the first call of Prophet Abraham, when he built the Kaaba with his son Ismail and responded to Allah's order to call upon human beings to head towards it for the Hajj.
The program achieved the dream of many to visit the House of God and circumambulate the Kaaba and visit the Mosque of the Messenger of God peace be upon him and pray in it.
and electrons orbit their atomic nuclei, and angels circumambulate the
Kapoor's Hive fills the gallery to bursting, all the while maintaining a curious, inviting intimacy by conjuring a hollow space which one must circumambulate the sculpture to discover.
After the stoning they circumambulate the Kaaba to complete Hajj, required of all able Muslims and for many a purifying, once-in-a-lifetime experience.
TCHRD reported that the Lhasa City Committee ordered children not visit monasteries, circumambulate, or wear amulet thread during Saka Dawa.