Buddhist 'Wind Horse' prayer flags.
These prayer flags are woodblock printed with mantras, prayers and images onto colourful cotton squares. The central image is of the Wind Horse bearing the flaming jewel of buddhist enlightenment. At the corners are images of the 'Four Dignities', the Garuda, Dragon, Snow Lion and Tiger representing wisdom, gentle power, fearless joy and confidence.
The five traditional colours of the flags represent the five elements and the five Buddha families. Blue is for space, white for water, red for fire, green for air and wind and yellow for earth.
Hang your flags where the breeze can blow through them and the Wind Horse will carry the prayers and blessings for peace, compassion and wisdom to all beings.
The small Wind Horse prayer flags measure 16.5cm x 16.5cm (6.5in x 6.5in) and again have five sets of five colours (25 flags) per 6.75m(22ft) string.
The other sizes of flags are also squared as measurements stated below, each with five sets of five colours (25 flags) per string.