Meditative Atmosphere: Prayer Flags

One way to create a peaceful atmosphere is to have a set of traditionally-styled prayer flags.
These flags were originally created in India and then became a part of the religion/cultural system called “Bon” in Tibet.
They are categorized as “Lung Ta” and “Darchor”; horizontal and vertical flags.
These flags are now associated with Buddhism and are meant to promote peace and wisdom. The colors of the flags also represent different elements. They are printed with mantras that are meant to sanctify the area around them as they fade in the sunlight.
The flags should be disposed of by burning when they are faded and should not be worn, nor should they be placed onto the ground.

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Traditional prayer flags in India, photograph taken from Wikipedia.

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