Tibetan Prayer Flags

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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags - Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags - Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags
Tibetan Prayer Flags

Tibetan Prayer Flags

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Regular price $22.95
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The hanging of prayer flags is an ancient tradition in Tibet and is becoming increasingly popular in the West. These handmade cotton flags are woodblock printed in Tibetan script with wishes of happiness for all beings. As the flags blow in the wind, it is believed that the prayers they contain are being constantly sent out into the universe to find ultimate fulfillment.  These Prayer Flags are a Fair Trade product made by Tibetan Nuns living in India under the sponsorship of the Tibetan Nuns Project (see below). 

SMALL WINDHORSE PRAYER FLAGS  Small: 9 inches x 9 inches  - Contains 5 Flags

Common to many Tibetan prayer flags is the lungta or windhorse, the mythical animal who carries all intentional prayers to the universe. The hanging of prayer flags is thought to dispel danger and to bring good fortune. Our Prayer Flags are printed from hand carved woodblocks in the traditional manner.

MEDIUM DEITY PRAYER FLAGS Medium: 13 high x 11 wide  -  Contains 5 Flags

This unique set of prayer flags contain some of the most important deities, saints and sacred symbols in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Padmasambhava on blue, the Windhorse on white, Milarepa on red, Tara on green and the Kalachakra symbol on yellow.

LARGE TARA PRAYER FLAGS Large: 24 inches high x 12 inches wide - Contains 5 Flags

Tara is known as the bodhisattva of compassion or The Swift One because of her immediate response to those requesting her aid. She is also called the Liberator and goddess who grants all wishes. She is said to have been born from a lotus blossom that sprang from a tear shed by Avalokitesvara, the god of compassion.

The five flag colors represent the five elements: Blue (earth), White (water), Red (fire), Saffron (infinite space), and Green (cosmic winds). Enjoy the slow fading of color as they hang in the elements. To dispose of old flags with respect, please burn them. 

    Tibetan Nuns Project (TNP) was founded in 1987 to provide education and humanitarian aid to refugee nuns from Tibet and the Himalayan regions of India. Tibetan Nuns Project began when a group of 66 nuns appeared in Dharamsala, India. The 66 women had walked across the Himalayas from eastern Tibet to His Holiness the Dalai Lama's newly adopted homeland in northern India. They knew no one and were exhausted and ill. They wearily camped out in downtown Dharmsala, hope their long journey was near the end.
   The Tibetan community immediately responded: Tibetan Women's Association organized emergency assistance to provide their basic needs and the Tibetan Nuns Project was born. Working with the Tibetan Women's Association and the Tibetan Government in Exile Department of Religion and Culture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, TNP sought to finding a long-term solution to the problem of how to secure housing, medical care and most importantly, education for refugee nuns. A sponsorship program was created that continues to generate worldwide support.  Today, TNP sponsors over 650 nuns. TNP has established two nunneries  and provides sponsorship support for the nuns in Dharmasala.

Every purchase helps supply and distribute Vitamin A to Indian children in desperate need. Learn more!


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Our Return Policy

We know that you will love what you ordered but if something doesn't work out, we will gladly accept unworn, unwashed or defective merchandise for return or exchange within 30 days from the date you receive your package. Items purchased outside of the United States are not eligible for returns due to customs issues.

How to make an easy exchange:

Ordered the wrong size or color? No problem! Just follow these easy steps to get your exchanged processed. :)

  1. Place a new order for the exchange items.
  2. Contact us HERE with:
    • Your Original order number
    • Items you wish to return
    • New Order Number associated with your exchange order. (so we can refund your shipping costs on the new order) Please include reason for return.
  3. We'll send a confirmation email including a shipping label, and Return Authorization Label.
  4. Affix label and include Return Authorization Label barcode inside return package. 
  5. Mail return package using our pre-paid USPS label* (if applicable) or shipping method of your choice.

How to make an easy return

  1. Contact us with:
    • Your Original order number
    • Items you wish to return
    • Reason for return
  2. We'll send a confirmation email including a Return Authorization Label.
  3. Include Return Authorization Label inside return package.
  4. Mail return package using a shipping method of your choice.

We usually process returns quickly, but just in case, please allow up to 28 business days from when we receive the items for your account to be refunded. We will send you an email once we have completed the refund process.
Shipping costs are non-refundable. Your refund will be credited back to the original method of payment used to make the original purchase.
If you have any questions, feel free to send us a message HERE or give us a call at 855.692.8692

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Large prayer flags

I ordered the large prayer flags. The colors are vibrant. The five 12x24" flags are sewn together on the cord to form a 5' length plus less than 2' of the cord at each end to allow for tying. The strand lengths/number of flags is not specified in the descriptions, so I don't know if the small or medium flags might be delivered as a longer strand with the colors repeated. Being able to order a longer strand of flags would be nice.

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