The outside of the prayer wheel features two lines of the mantra of compassion, Om Mani Padme Hum, in Sanskrit script. Inside are scrolls containing mantras and prayers which multiply with each turn. It can be opened to add your own prayers. The compassion mantra invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of Chenrezig, the embodiment of compassion.
Prayer wheel measures approximately 8.5 inches long and 1.5 inches in diameter.