I love these mini flags so much and keep a set hung up in my office to draw good luck & prosperity to my business. <3
When Buddhist prayer flags flutter in the wind, harmony, happiness, and good fortune are spread among all living beings. These prayer flags are squares of coloured fabric with eight auspicious symbols: The Golden Fish, The Parasol, The Urn, The Lotus Flower, The Conch Shell, The Infinite Knot, The Wheel, The Flag.
A Prayer Flags are a multicolour rectangular cloth especially made up of cotton, polyester, silk etc which are hang in Buddhas Stupas, High Mountains and Peaks in the Himalayas. Commonly Prayer Flags comes in the set of five colors – Blue, White, Red, Green, Yellow .
The Five Colors represents the five elements and five different Lights. Blue symbolizes Sky, White symbolizes Wind, Red symbolizes Fire, Green symbolizes Water and Yellow symbolizes Earth. Traditionally Prayer Flags are used for peace and compassion. There is a belief that the mantras printed in Prayer Flags are blown by the wind for the compassion and peace. Therefore the use of prayer flags will give benefit to all. So prayer flags should be treated with respect and should not be thrown away as it should be burn as it gets old and should be replaced with new one.