Snapshot Sunday: Prayer Flags in Darjeeling

[ptcPhoto filename=”TibetanFlags640.jpg” title=”Prayer Flags” caption=”Prayer Flags in Darjeeling, West Bengal – India” position=”center”]

Adorned with a Hindu Shiva temple, Observatory Hill in Darjeeling is also criss-crossed by thousands of prayer flags. Tibetans believe that when the flags are blown by the wind, the prayers and mantras written on them will spread goodwill and compassion into all surrounding space.

Click here to view a larger, detailed image.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *