The hoisting of flags to ensure good fortune is one of the many customs within the nomadic communities of Tibet that have changed very little for several thousand years. However, the meaning of this ritual has gradually evolved from being of militaristic to religious significance. Origin of Prayer Flags That the original use of flags in Tibet was militaristic is illustrated by the term Ru-dar or banner. Ru refers to the gathering of nomads .
Buddhism is one of the most established world religions that history has ever seen. Over the great expanse of time, it has quietly established its own set of symbolisms – symbols that are as old as time itself. This is only but natural with all the religions of the civilized world. And as such, many of these Buddhist religious symbols are considered recognizable icons of Buddhist Art and Tibetan Art. The more prominent symbols .
The Padma is believed to be the central symbol in the Buddhism. Out of Eight Auspicious Symbols, the Padma or the lotus is chosen because lotus grows in the mud but blossoms without getting tainted, in the same way, the person who has the power of ignorance can only reach the enlightenment. Symbol The enlightenment is also the same process of rising from darkness and shining into a beautiful flower. The enlightenment process is also .