The soldier during the performance revolved his prayer-wheel with his free hand, praying fervently all the while.
I invaded the sanctuary and demanded the ancient tomes and magic tables, also the prayer-wheel—the sextant, I mean.
That fellow has a Joss in his cabin, and very likely a prayer-wheel; but he's a capital cook.
In the middle of the floor there was a clay fireplace, with a prayer-wheel and some clay and brass cooking pots upon it.
The tract aptly compares the church-organ to the Thibetan prayer-wheel, and later to praying by phonograph.
With his free hand the soldier during the performance revolved his prayer-wheel, praying fervently all the while.
He may have thought it was a species of Christian prayer-wheel.
Furthermore, with the prayer-wheel I shot Alpha Crucis and from its altitude worked out our latitude.
I become a Tibetan at the prayer-wheel storing up joys to come in a whetted appetite for to-morrow's blue sky.
In Buddhism, a cylinder with prayers written on it. The prayer wheel is turned by some worshipers during prayer, or the turning may be used as a substitute for spoken prayers.