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Photo: Prayer Flag offerings at the Great Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal.

For many centuries and throughout the Himalayan regions, Tibetans have raised prayer flags or Lungta. They are a regular sight on mountain passes, temples, stupas and other important sacred places of pilgrimage. Each flag is woodblock printed with mantras, auspicious symbols, aspiration prayers and images of deities and Buddhas. The passage of air across the flags both activates the prayers and carries their vibration into the world, thereby promoting peace, compassion, fearlessness, wisdom and prosperity. It is believed that as the images on the flags fade with the action of sun, wind and rain, the prayers are absorbed into the universe.

Hanging prayer flags is a wonderful means for accumulating merit and greatly helps to dispel obstacles.

The power and benefits of raising prayer flags should not be underestimated!


  • For maximum benefit, prayer flags should be hung facing the West; next best is North and then South. If possible, flags should not be hung facing the East.
  • Prayer flags are traditionally printed on material dyed in the five colours that represent the Five Buddha families or the five elements ( blue: space; white: water; red: fire; green: air or wind; yellow: earth). They should be arranged in this order along the string.
  • All of our prayer flags are hand dyed and printed using traditionally carved woodblocks. Our flags have been checked thoroughly to make sure that the mantras are printed correctly and that the Tibetan script is accurate.
  • Once flags have faded or become weathered with age, they can be taken down and burnt. Hanging new flags is a good practice to do at least once a year.
  • All flags are printed on strong and durable polyester fabric unless specified otherwise. They are also pre-strung on strong braided nylon cord for extra strength and longevity.
  • All of our flag sets can be hung immediately in a place of your choice.

Inauspicious days for the hanging of prayer flags in the year of the Fire Rooster (2017):
(this does mean that flags should be taken down on these dates)

February 2017: 21
March: 31
April: 12, 24, 30
May: 11, 24, 26, 28
June: 9
July: 3, 16, 30
August: 11, 25
September: 7, 18, 21
October: 3, 14, 30
November: 10, 25
December: 7, 22
January 2018: 2, 14, 17, 29
February 2018: 10


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Tibetan Prayer Flags
Finest Quality Windhorse Prayer Flags - Standard Size - 25 flags
Our Price: £25.00

This is our finest quality pre-strung prayer flag set. Wood block printed by hand on 100% durable cotton.

The clarity of the print is far superior to other flags we have seen for sale. You will receive 25 pre-strung flags (5 sets of 5 colours). Each flag displays the Windhorse with associated mantras and prayers.

Flag size approx 10 inches x 10 inches.
Hand crafted in Nepal.
Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags
Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags
Our Price: £22.00

A high quality small set of flags designed to be hung in the home. We have seen Tibetans even hang them in the back window of their car. The flags display the mantra of compassion, also known as the mani mantra. It reads from left to right and says 'Om Mani Peme Hung'. At the top of each flag is written 'May Peace Prevail in our Universe! Each set is pre-strung and ready to be hung. Each of the colours represents one of the five elements and one of the five Buddha families.

width = 3 inches
height = 3.5 inches
complete length of strand including the cord = 55 inches
Tibetan Prayer Flags
Finest Quality Windhorse Prayer Flags - Small Size - 25 flags
Our Price: £20.00

This is the smallest of our finest quality pre-strung prayer flag sets. Wood block printed by hand on 100% durable cotton.

The clarity of the print is far superior to other flags we have seen for sale. You will receive 25 pre-strung flags (5 sets of 5 colours). Each flag displays the Windhorse with associated mantras and prayers.

Flag size approx 7.5 inches x 7.5 inches.
Hand crafted in Nepal.
Auspicious Animals Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Auspicious Animals Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Our Price: £17.50

A great looking large prayer flag displaying auspicious animals such as the Garuda and Snow lion. Includes associated mantras, prayers and auspicious symbols to remove obstacles and increase one's life force.

designed to be tied to a pole.
width = 26 inches length = 37 inches
Green Tara Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Green Tara Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Our Price: £17.50

A great looking large Green Tara prayer flag. Displays Green Tara surrounded by her associated mantras, prayers and auspicious symbols.

designed to be tied to a pole.
width = 26 inches length = 37 inches
Mani Mantra Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Mani Mantra Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Our Price: £17.50

A great looking large mani mantra prayer flag. Displays the mantra of Chenrezig surrounded by auspicious symbols.

designed to be tied to a pole.
width = 26 inches length = 37 inches
King Gesar of Ling Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
King Gesar of Ling Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Our Price: £17.50

A great looking large Gesar of Ling prayer flag. Displays King Gesar surrounded by his associated mantras and prayers.

designed to be tied to a pole.
width = 26 inches length = 37 inches
Guru Padmasambhava Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Guru Padmasambhava Prayer Flag - Vertical Flag
Our Price: £17.50

A great looking large Guru Padmasambhava prayer flag. Displays Guru Padmasambhava surrounded by his associated mantras and prayers.

designed to be tied to a pole.
width = 26 inches length = 37 inches
Five Deity Set of 25 Traditional Prayer Flags - Medium Size
Five Deity Set of 25 Traditional Prayer Flags - Standard Size
Our Price: £16.00

These standard size traditional flags are hung horizontally and are sold in a set of 25; each flag measures approximately 30 x 25 cms. The full length of each set when hung is approx 23 ft.

Each set includes five different types of flag with the prayers and mantras of the deity. The five elements or Five Buddha Families are represented in the five different colours of the flags.

Each set of 25 flags includes:

  • 5 x Kalachakra Symbol with mantras and prayers
    • excellent for overcoming obstacles, warding off negativity and bringing protection.
  • 5 x Guru Rinpoche image and mantras
    • carries the blessings all of all the Buddhas of the three times.
  • 5 x Windhorse image and mantras
    • excellent for creating auspicious conditions and overcoming obstacles.
  • 5 x Amitayus image and long life deities with mantras
    • excellent for increasing one's lifespan and removing obstacles to practice.
  • 5 x Green Tara image and mantras
    • excellent for overcoming obstacles, dispelling fear and bringing protection.

    Wood block printed on durable polyester. Strung on strong braid nylon cord for extra longevity and ready to be hung.
Traditional Tibetan Prayer Flags - Standard Size - 25 Flags
Our Price: £13.95

These traditional prayer flag sets are strung horizontally and are sold in a set of 25; each flag measures approx. 28 x 25 cms. The full length of each set when hung is approx 23 ft. Each flag is hand printed using traditional wood blocks and they are checked thoroughly for their accuracy.

We carry the following standard size prayer flag sets, each featuring a different Buddha or deity with their related mantras and prayers:

  • Printed with the Medicine Buddha image and mantras
    • excellent for healing all beings and the environment.
  • Printed with a Green Tara image and mantras
    • excellent for overcoming obstacles, dispelling fear and bringing protection.
  • Printed with a Chenrezig image and mantras (CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE)
    • bestowing limitless blessings to all beings of the six realms.
  • Printed with a Guru Rinpoche image and mantras
    • carries the blessings all of all the Buddhas of the three times.
  • Printed with a Windhorse image and mantras
    • excellent for creating auspicious conditions and overcoming obstacles.
  • Printed with a Buddha Amitayus image and mantras
    • bestowing longevity and healing from the Buddha of Limtless Life
  • Printed with White Tara image and mantras
    • carries the blessing of longevity and frees one from obstacles.
  • Printed with Kurukulle image and mantras
    • excellent for overcoming obstacles and magnetising all that is essential for the path of Dharma.


Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags
Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags - 10 Flags in each set
Our Price: £12.00

A wonderful set of prayer flags designed to be hung in the home, small space or window. The flags display the mantra of compassion, also known as the mani mantra. It reads from left to right and says 'Om Mani Peme Hung'. Each set is pre-strung and ready to be hung. Each of the colours represents one of the five elements and one of the five Buddha families.

Each set contains 10 pre-strung flags
width = 5 inches
height = 5 inches
complete length of strand including the cord = 64 inches
FINE QUALITY PRAYER FLAG GIFT SET - Printed on Cotton
Our Price: £12.00

A fine quality gift set comprised of smaller wood block printed prayer flags. The print quality is far superior to other flags in the marketplace. Many of our customers also like to hang these flags inside their homes.

Each set contains 5 cotton flags in total. They have been pre-strung ready for you to hang in your special place. Each set comes in an attractive hand made lokta paper envelope. A perfect gift!

6 inches x 6 inches
hand crafted in Nepal
Traditional Tibetan Prayer Flags - Small Size
Our Price: £10.00

These traditional flags are pre-strung and hung horizontally. They are sold in a set of 25; each flag measures approx. 21 x 21 cms. The full length of each set is approx 18 ft.

We offer four varieties of small prayer flag each featuring a different image and related mantras:
  • Printed with the Chenrezig image and mantras
  • Printed with the Guru Rinpoche image and mantras
  • Printed with the Windhorse image and mantras
  • Printed with the Buddha image and mantras
For more prayer flags, please vist our main category here.
Windhorse or Lungta Prayer Flag Set
Windhorse or Lungta Prayer Flag Set - 25 Flags
Our Price: £8.00

A traditional set of prayer flags. Wood block printed with the Lung Ta or Windhorse design with associated prayers and mantras. Windhorse flags are raised to bring blessing to all beings, accumulate merit and are a powerful way to overcome or ward off obstacles.

Each set contains 25 flags in total in the five colours of the Buddha Families. They have been pre-strung ready for you to hang in your special place.

8 inches x 8 inches
The full length of each set is approx 18 ft.

hand crafted in Nepal
Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags
Om Mani Peme Hung Prayer Flags - Smallest 10 Flag Set
Our Price: £8.00

Our most affordable set of Mani Mantra flags designed to be hung in the home, small space or window. Flags read from left to right and say 'Om Mani Peme Hung' in Tibetan and also have the English phonetics underneath. Each of the colours represents one of the five elements and one of the five Buddha families.

Each Set contains 10 Flags
width = 4 inches
height = 4.5 inches
complete length of strand including the cord = 55 inches