Buddhist prayer wheel is an inseparable part of the Buddhist and Tibetan tradition. The prayer wheel is actually a hollow metal cylinder, beautifully embossed and mounted on top of a rod. The inner portion of the hollow cylinder contains a tightly scrolled paper or other material full of printed or hand written mantra. Mainly used in the Tibetan culture than other cultures of Buddhism , the Buddhist prayer wheels are used as an aid to meditation and as a means of accumulating wisdom, good karma and means of putting bad karmas and negative energy aside.
How to Use a Prayer Wheel-
According to the tradition and rules, a Buddhist prayer wheel always must be turned or rotated in the clockwise direction with full concentration of body, mind and speech.