Circumambulation
Circumambulate Cir`cum*am"bu*late, v. t. [L. circumambulatus, p. p. of circumambulare to walk around; circum + ambulare. See {Ambulate}.] To walk round about. -- {Cir`cum*am`bu*la"tion}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Circumambulation — Relief of devotees circumambulating a stupa Circumambulation is the act of moving around a sacred object.[1] Circumambulation of temples or deity images is an integral part of Hindu ritual. It is also practised in Buddhism …   Wikipedia

  • Circumambulation — Croquis expliquant le tawaf et saʿīy entre entre Safâ et Marwah. La circumambulation consiste à tourner autour d un symbole ou à l intérieur de celui ci. C est un rite que l on retrouve dans de nombreuses religions. Sommaire 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • circumambulation — circumambulate ► VERB formal ▪ walk all the way round. DERIVATIVES circumambulation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • circumambulation — noun see circumambulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • circumambulation — See circumambulate. * * * …   Universalium

  • circumambulation — noun /ˌsɝ.kəmˌæm.bjuˈleɪ.ʃən/ The act of walking around something in a circle, especially for a ritual purpose. See Also: circumambulate …   Wiktionary

  • circumambulation — n. act of walking around, act of going around something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • circumambulation — cir·cum·ambulation …   English syllables

  • circumambulation — noun see circumambulate …   Useful english dictionary

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