Tibetan prayer flags or "LUNGTA" are colourful cotton flags, each colour representing symbolising the 5 elements. Blue representing the sky, white the air, red fire, green water and yellow the earth. Together, all 5 colours signify "balance".
"Lung" means wind, and "ta" means horse, a mythical Tibetan creature from pre-Buddhist times combines the speed of the wind and the strength of the horse to carry prayers from earth to the heavens. The word "lungta" for a Tibetan means fortune or good luck! Therefore. Tibetans believe that the prayers and mantras that are printed on the flags will be blown upwards offering the their deities and will bring good fortune, happiness and good health to all who hang them as well as their families, loved ones, neighbours and all the people throughout the world, including enemies!
The prayer flags or "LUNGTA" represents peace, compassion, strength and wisdom
A tibetan ritual is the replace old flags with new ones annually on Tibetan New Year.
Choose from 3 sizes to decorate in and around your home
small:flag size approx 7 x 9cm length approx 90cm
medium:flag size approx 12 x 13cm length approx 1.2m
large:flag size approx 20cm x 15cm length approx 1.8m