mani wall


ma·​ni wall
: a wall made of stones inscribed with a Lamaist prayer

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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