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Pradaksina is the Hindu rite of circumambulation, the expressing of reverence to an object (or to the deity or Brahman within). The rite also includes the insurance of the protection of the object and its contents to keep it safe from potential evil. A.G.H.


Bowker, John, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 759