~ The hanging of prayer flags is thought to promote good fortune and to dispel danger.
~ As the wind blows the printed prayers are carried off to the universe while rains carry the prayers to the earth.
~ The origin of printing prayer flags in Tibet is said to date back to the 11th century.
~ Tibetan prayer flags are printed with sacred mantras and the names of deities.
~ The five colors of the flags represent the harmony of five elements in balance; blue=sky and space, white=air and wind, red=fire, green=water and yellow=earth.
~ Tibet Collection prayer flags are specially packaged with attractive labeling that provides detailed information about the history of prayer flags, the Tibetan artisan group that produces the flags, and the meanings and use of that particular flag set.
~ See all available styles in our 2020 CATALOG found in the Documents section.