Older woman with Prayer Wheel, Lhasa MG_3699

A prayer wheel is a cylindrical wheel on a spindle made from metal, wood, stone, leatheror coarse cotton.  According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition based on the lineage texts regarding prayer wheels, spinning such a wheel will have much the same meritorious effect as orally reciting the prayers.

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Older woman with Prayer Wheel, Lhasa MG_3702

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