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Circumambulation

cir·cum·am·bu·late (sûr k m- m by -l t ). tr.v.

Circumambulation is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Circumambulation books and related discussion.

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Sunrise and Circumambulation
LEARN. Awaking to the teachings of a Tibetan friend. BY SARAH STRONG MILLER.
Circumambulating the Labyrinth
8.1 Rituals in Jain Temples
Simulating the Circumambulation of the Ka'aba using SimWalk
circumambulation of the Ka'aba is taken as an illustrative example, where circumambulating the Ka'aba seven times in a counter clockwise direction.
Sources of Islam Pagan sources (Pagan rituals- Ka'bah -Pilgrimage)
and they were doing circumambulation around Al-Ka'bah naked.

Suggested News Resources

Study proposes expansion of first floor mataf
Plans are afoot to widen the mataf, or the circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba, to accommodate more pilgrims.
Mataf entry restricted to Umrah pilgrims on peak Ramadan nights
The Legend of Zhayi Zhaga
By AMANDA SCHMIDT Amanda SchmidtLooking through prayer flags at Zhayi Zhaga at the highest spot on the kora (circumambulation). This spot is sacred to local people and has numerous prayer flags set up at the top.
7 mosques in Haram area proposed to tackle rush
Faithful's obligation to charity stressed
As all the space inside the mosque, mataf (area of circumambulation around the Kaaba) and the courtyards were packed beyond capacity, many thousands had to pray under the sweltering August sun on the asphalted roads.

Suggested Web Resources

Circumambulation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Circumambulation (Arabic: tawaf (طواف); Sanskrit: pradakshina; Tibetan: skor ba) is the act of moving around a sacred object.
Buddhist Ritual - Circumambulation; an aspect of ceremony
R E S O U R C E S. Circumambulation, Buddha Mind - get one, be one. To circumambulate literally means to 'walk around.
The Symbolism of Freemasonry: XXI. The Rite of Circumambulation
Circumambulate - Definition and More from the Free Merriam
cir·cum·am·bu·lat·edcir·cum·am·bu·lat·ing. Definition of CIRCUMAMBULATE. transitive verb.
circumambulation - definition of circumambulation by the Free
cir·cum·am·bu·late (sûr k m- m by -l t ). tr.v.

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