KORA

KORA
A monk performing 'Kora' at Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal. Kora (Tibetan: སྐོར་ར) is a transliteration of a Tibetan word that means "circumambulation" or "revolution". Kora is both a type of pilgrimage and a type of meditative practice in the Tibetan Buddhist or Bon traditions. A Kora is performed by the practitioner making a circumambulation around a sacred site or object, typically as a constituent part of a pilgrimage, ceremony, celebration or ritual