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Origin of prayer wheel
Words nearby prayer wheel
Example sentences from the Web for prayer wheel
I invaded the sanctuary and demanded the ancient tomes and magic tables, also the prayer-wheel—the sextant, I mean.The Cruise of the Snark|Jack London
The soldier during the performance revolved his prayer-wheel with his free hand, praying fervently all the while.In the Forbidden Land|Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The tract aptly compares the church-organ to the Thibetan prayer-wheel, and later to praying by phonograph.Adventures While Preaching the Gospel of Beauty|Nicholas Vachel Lindsay
I become a Tibetan at the prayer-wheel storing up joys to come in a whetted appetite for to-morrow's blue sky.The Corner of Harley Street|Henry Bashford
With his free hand the soldier during the performance revolved his prayer-wheel, praying fervently all the while.An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet|A. Henry Savage Landor
British Dictionary definitions for prayer wheel
Cultural definitions for prayer wheel
In Buddhism, a cylinder with prayers written on it. The prayer wheel is turned by some worshipers during prayer, or the turning may be used as a substitute for spoken prayers.