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Parikrama or Pradakshina refers to circumambulation of sacred places in Hindu, Jain or Buddhist context. Parikrama means ... Pradaksina paths are defined.

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HINDU RITUALS AND ROUTINES - Sanskrit Documents website
Why do we do pradakshina (circumambulate)? ............................................................. ........................
Hindu Rituals and Routines - Mays Business School
Why is pradakshina done only in a clockwise manner? 9. 13.
Jain Anushthano – V19 - JainBelief.com
Dohas recited during Pradakshina.................................................................................... .........................................................9.
Sanskrit slokas and human values - International Journal of Sanskrit
“Bhoo Pradakshina Shatkena Kaasi Yatrayutenacha. Sethu snana satairyutcha TatPhalam Maatru Vandane.” [Circumambulating the earth for six times; going on  ...
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11 Tambada Maruti Mandir Pradakshina Road. 12 Vyas Narayan Mandir Solapur Road. 13 Yamai Tukai Mandir.

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Indian Air Force team 'pradakshina' land in Nashik
Yadav is a part of the 14-member crow of the IAF that has embarked on a 'pradakshina' expedition traversing more than 10,000km using para-motors.He took off from the National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla, Pune, on Thursday afternoon and landed ...
IAF team flying for world record reaches NDA
A TEAM of the Indian Air Force on a para-motoring expedition named 'Pradakshina,' which aims to break a world record and cover 10,000 kilometres across India, reached the National Defence Academy on Tuesday completing half the total journey.
Pride Purvi Champaran – Buddhist Stupa
The stupa reveals a lot about Buddhist history and culture. Terraces with 'pradakshina path', sitting images of Buddha, intrinsically carved pottery are other attractions of the Stupa.
Trimbakeshwar temple refuses to lift ban on women's entry, says march
That is why we are advised to do pradakshina around the garbhasthal and also sit dond for a while to get our spiritual batteries recharged. With shani shigbapur temple it's different.
Chilkur Balaji 'Visa temple' said to grant entry to US brings luck to pilgrims
If their wish is granted, they then must return to the temple and make a further 108 'pradakshina' (or circumambulations).

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Parikrama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parikrama or Pradakshina refers to circumambulation of sacred places in Hindu, Jain or Buddhist context. Parikrama means "the path surrounding something" in ...
Why do we circumambulate (Pradakshina) the Temple and Deities
We cannot draw a circle without a centre point. The Lord is the centre, source and essence of our lives. We acknowledge this by performing Pradakshina ...
pradakshina | Hindu and Buddhist rite | Britannica.com
In Hinduism and Buddhism, the rite of circumambulating in a clockwise direction an image, relic, shrine, or other sacred object. The worshiper, by beginning in ...
Why do we do Pradakshina or Parikrama? (Going around Deities
May 14, 2014 Pradakshina (Sanskrit), meaning circumambulation, consists of walking around in a 'circle' as a form of worship in Hindu ceremonies in India.
What is the right way to do the Pradakshina for Lord Shiva? - Quora
In Shiva temples, the devotees start the Pradakshina as usual from the front and go clockwise till they reach the gomukhi (the outlet for abhisheka water) fr...

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