Long Life Symbol Cotton Prayer Flag, Tibetan Prayer Flag
Prayer flags are said to bring happiness, long life and prosperity to the flag planter and those in the vicinity. Early Tibetan people plant prayer flags to honor the nature gods of Bon. They hung the flags outside their homes, over mountain passes and rivers and places of spiritual significance for the wind to carry the beneficent vibrations across the countryside. When Buddhism was introduced to Tibet in the 7th century, it absorbed many Bon traditions, including the flags The early Buddhist flags contained both Buddhist prayers and pictures of the fierce Bon gods who they believed protected Buddha. Over the next 200 years Buddhist monks began to print mantras and symbols on the flags as blessings to be sent out to the world with each breeze. Thus they became known Prayer Flags.
This is a cotton prayer flag handmade in Nepal. The color flag is printed in a Yellow color that looks beautiful. This prayer flag is know as long life prayer flag.
Number of sheets: 10
Total Length: 70"
Weight: 40 grams approx