Zhuanjing means the circumambulation in a specific circular route. It is a very special way of praying in the Tibetan Buddhism.
There are totally 3 routes ofZhuanjingin Lhasa:
The first route is to circumambulate the main palace of the Jokhang Temple; this route is 500 meter long and is an interior circular line;
The second route is the middle circular line (Bakuo Street) with a total length of 1000 meters, a walk around the Jokhang Temple. Bakuo in Tibetan language means the middle circular line.
The third route is the external circular line (Linkuo Road) with a total length of 5000 meters, a walk around the old urban area of Lhasa. Linkuo in Tibetan language means the external circular line.
During the Saga Dawa Festival of Lhasa, the circumambulation of Linkuo is the most spectacular of all. From the first day of the Saga Dawa, streams of people appear on the Linkuo Road in many groups.