Buddhists added their own texts to increase the power of the flags.There are ancient symbols, prayers and mantras for generating compassion, health, wish fulfillment, and for overcoming diseases, natural disasters and other obstacles.In this present dark-age disharmony reigns and the elements are way out of balance. Prayer flags moving in the wind generate a natural positive energy.
The prayer flag tradition is ancient, dating back thousands of years in India and to the shamanistic Bon tradition of pre-Buddhist Tibet.
We also offer high quality but reasonably priced Tibetan thangkas, thick cotton Buddhist Symbol wall hangings and a new line of embroidered “Dharma Caps.” We are dedicated to offering the highest quality products at reasonable prices.
Most of us here at the Radiant Heart Studios are Tibetans.
Traditionally, they are fastened to eaves or sewn onto ropes to be displayed horizontally or they are fastened to bamboo, wood or metal poles for vertical display.
Sets of five color flags should be put in the order: blue, white, red, green, yellow (from left to right or from top to bottom.) The colors represent the elements: space, air, fire, water and earth.
The Bible reminds us that our battle is not people-based, it’s spiritual.