01b-Prayer Flags in Bumthang, Bhutan

The Mystic of Prayer Flags and Prayer Wheels

Whenever I travel  to the countries in the Himalayas where Tibetan/ Mahayana Buddhism thrives, I’m always enchanted with the ubiquitous sights of fluttering prayer flags and spinning prayer wheels.  They’re such blissful and mystical sights to behold, even if you don’t know exactly what they stand for.  But just what exactly do they mean to the Buddhists?  Read more