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Mandalah


Mandalah is an Islamic derivation from the Hindu Mandala, consisting of a drawing of an inkspot surrounded by verses from the Qur'an, with verse 50. 22 always included, on the hand of a boy. After incantations, he is enabled to see the answer to questions about things of the unknown. A.G.H.



Source:

Bowker, John, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 610