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.
After that, they circumambulate the cube-shaped Kaaba structure in Mecca before heading home at the end of hajj, which for many is the spiritual peak of their lives.
After Muzdalifah, some pilgrims head to Mecca to circumambulate the cube-shaped holy Kaaba structure while others go to Mina -- a tent city which will be the final stop for pilgrims and where the stoning ritual occurs.
A statement issued by a spokesperson for the administration of the mosques in Mecca and Medina in the wake of the incident, said that the crane crashed into part of the Grand Mosque where worshippers circumambulate the Kaaba, and where pilgrims walk between Mount Safa and Marwa.
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 will circumambulate the holy Kaaba before returning home having reached the spiritual peak of their lives.
There, they were to 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