Tibetan Prayer Flags: Send Your Blessings on the Breeze

4 avg rating
( 9 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781859061060: Tibetan Prayer Flags: Send Your Blessings on the Breeze

Flying on Tibetan mountain passes, temple roofs and wherever Tibetans now make their home, gaily coloured prayer flags scatter blessings, mantras and good luck message on the winds, to be blown around the world. This pack contains 15 hand-painted lung-ta-authentic cotton flags. The accompanying book describes the origin and significance of prayer flags and presents a stunning collection of full-colour photographs of the flags in use, both inside and outside Tibet. Author and photographer Diane Barker explains the symbolism of the prayer flags included and suggests how they can be used at home.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From Publishers Weekly:

This attractive package consists of an illustrated hardcover and a long, colorful Tibetan prayer flag, packaged together in a lovely gift box. While the concept of this gift combination is similar to Tad Wise's "Blessings on the Wind," this set offers a superior book as part of the package. In it, Barker presents an accessible history of the role of prayer flags, explaining the symbolism of the five colors and the customary invocations that accompany the flags. Barker's approach is practical, advising readers about the most auspicious places and times to hang their flags, and helping them to understand the symbolism of the most popular designs. The book's best attribute is its beautiful full-color photography, showing images of the flags' use in the lives of ordinary Tibetans, as well as famous lamas.
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Diane Barker; D. Rinpoche
Published by Eddison Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1859061060 ISBN 13: 9781859061060
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Eddison Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1859061060

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 46.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Barker, Diane, Rinpoche, D.
Published by Eddison Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1859061060 ISBN 13: 9781859061060
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Eddison Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111859061060

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 49.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Barker, Diane, Rinpoche, D.
Published by Eddison Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 1859061060 ISBN 13: 9781859061060
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Eddison Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1859061060

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 49.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Barker, Diane
Published by Connections Book Publishing
ISBN 10: 1859061060 ISBN 13: 9781859061060
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Connections Book Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1859061060 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0786191

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 62.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds