Buddhist Terms

༄༅། །གདུགས་དཀར་ཟློག་པ་ནི། Glorious white umbrella : Usnisa-Sitatapatra

  • Posted on: 19 January 2014
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Surrounded by flames and radiating indomitable energy, the great protectress Usnisa-Sitãtapatrã stands on a blue lotus. She has a thousand heads and a thousand arms, and has an eye in the palm of each hand.

Prayer flag - Lung ta

  • Posted on: 15 December 2013
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A Lung ta prayer flag is a colorful rectangular cloth, often found strung along mountain ridges and peaks high in the Himalayas. They are used to bless the surrounding countryside and for other purposes. Prayer Flags are inscribed with auspicious symbols, invocations, prayers, and mantras.