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[Perspectives] Serpent spirits in perspex

Circumambulation, walking a ritual path around a sacred object or space, is important in Tibetan Buddhist ritual. The Wellcome Collection’s exhibition, Tibet’s Secret Temple: Body, Mind and Meditation in Tantric Buddhism (video), has been designed as a subtle circumambulation, winding clockwise as it contextualises the history, politics, medicine, and spirituality in which “Tibet’s Secret Temple” was built.