mani wall

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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