Sitatapatra "White Parasol" Prayer Flags, 20x20cm
Sitatapatra "White Parasol" Prayer Flags, 20x20cm

Sitatapatra "White Parasol" Prayer Flags, 20x20cm

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Sitatapatra, or Dug Karmo in Tibetan, means ‘White Parasol,’ and her special blessing is protection from disease, pandemics, supernatural threat, and natural disaster. Here, two-armed Sitatapatra manifests with an enchanting peaceful appearance, and reciting her mantra solicits her motherly powers of healing. However, in the face of obstacles, adversity, and menace, she is said to become a fierce, powerful, and utterly unshakable protector.

It is said that when the prayer flags flap in the wind, the spiritual powers of the sacred images and scriptures are carried by the wind to create goodwill and positive energy to benefit those in the area. Hanging prayer flags is considered an act of merit that increases positive opportunities.

Each of the five alternating colours of the flags represent a primary element: sky (blue), air (white), fire (red), water (green), and earth (yellow). Together in the right order, a balance of these elements is achieved.

Generally speaking, Mondays and Fridays are the most effective days to hang your prayer flags.  Ideally, the flags should be hung in the morning. When the flags are faded and ready to be replaced, customarily they are carefully taken down and burned or otherwise respectfully disposed of.  For a joyful start to the New Year, Tibetan “Losar” (New Year) is considered the most auspicious time to replace faded or tattered prayer flags.

Set of 10 cotton flags. Each flag measures ~20x20cm. Complete length is 2 metres.

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