Art-Making: Prayer Flags

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Art-Making: Prayer Flags

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Prayer flags are believed to bring happiness, long life, and prosperity to those who create them. Each color has a special meaning: blue/space, white/air, red/fire, green/water, and yellow/earth. Tibetan prayer flags can even be made with classes or groups and hung together to create a fun and peaceful environment!

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A fun example from a workshop at the Rubin Museum:

 

 

 

 

Note: For a detailed primer on the history and culture of prayer flags, click here.

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