A Tibetan prayer flag is a colorful rectangular cloth, often found strung along trails and peaks high in the Himalayas. They are used to bless the surrounding countryside and for other purposes.
The flags are of red, yellow, white, blue and green which symbolize the five elements. Red means fire, Blue means Wind, Yellow means Earth, White means Air and Green means Water. They also represent the directions- North, South, East, West and Center
Om means- the sacred syllable, Mani means- jewel, Padme means- lotus and Hum means- spirit of enlightenment. This sacred mantra has a deep meaning that is capable to take away our anger, hatred, greed and aggressive nature if we recite this while meditating. You will become wise, compassionate and patient if you truly learn to believe this mantra.
Always keep the prayer flags high above on the rooftops so that the winds can carry the good luck and blessings all around.
If you find the prayer flags fading its colours then it is a good will. It means that the wind has successfully carried its auspicious blessings all over.
Each flag is 6.5" wide & 7.5" high & approximately 6 ft long