mani wall

noun
ma·​ni wall | \ ˈmänē- \

Definition of mani wall

: a wall made of stones inscribed with a Lamaist prayer

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History and Etymology for mani wall

mani from Tibetan, a prayer carved on the stones in such walls, from Sanskrit maṇi jewel (as in om maṇi padme hūṃ Oh, the jewel on the lotus, Amen—the words of the prayer)

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“Mani wall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mani%20wall. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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