Definition of circumambulation in English:




See circumambulate

  • ‘On entering the temple, the guru performs three circumambulations along with the goddess seated in a golden chariot.’
  • ‘Each year in winter there is a four-day ritual circumambulation of the mountain by thousands of pilgrims who visit sites of myth and legend.’
  • ‘It is said that if you make 21 circumambulations of this temple your problems will be solved and your desires fulfilled.’
  • ‘Sara and I, in our separate circumambulations, have independently spotted all kinds of avians.’
  • ‘Having reached Gangasagar, I made circumambulation to the pond and prayed to the Sun God for my prosperity.’