12 Prayer Labyrinths from Around the World

by Kaylin Kaupish

Labyrinths have been used as a prayer tool by Christians for hundreds of years, since they emerged in churches in the twelfth century. Unlike mazes, a labyrinth’s shape has a distinct beginning and end—a path that leads towards the center, then back out again. People use labyrinths to guide their prayers or meditations as they walk, to help them with reflection and spiritual healing. Labyrinths are found all around the world, in parks, churches, hospitals, universities, and more. Here are a few of the most beautiful ones...