Definition of prayer flag in English:

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prayer flag


(Especially in Tibetan Buddhism) a flag on which prayers are inscribed.
Example sentences
  • Let go of the tension again, allow the body to move like a prayer flag in a gentle breeze, and watch the thoughts disappear effortlessly.
  • Also at 10 am there is a praying flag printing workshop, showing how an original wood block of a traditional prayer flag is printed using inks and roller onto coloured cotton flags.
  • A moss-covered cairn topped with a faded prayer flag tied to a branch, it had been carefully garlanded with flowers by passing nomads.

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