Large Windhorse prayer flag individual strand, w/25 flags per strand, 20′ long, and each flag measuring 10 inches long and 10 inches wide. This is a fair trade, handmade item from Nepal.
Hand block printed Tibetan Windhorse prayer flag set of 25. Windhorse prayer flags are traditionally hung by Tibetans in high places to catch the wind so that the prayer will be carried out to bless all sentient beings. The prayer is intended to bring blessings and good fortune to the world and translates as:
“May the rain fall at the proper time. May the crops and livestock be bountiful. May there be freedom from illness, famine and war. May all beings be well and happy”.
There are 5 different colors representing 5 primary elements:
Blue: sky White: air Red: fire Green: water Yellow: earth.
These prayer flag sets come with a card denoting the most auspicious and inauspicious days to hang these according to the Tibetan calendar.