AZ FLAG Buddhist Flag 3' x 5' - Buddhism flags 90 x 150 cm - Banner 3x5 ft
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The colors are the six colors that were said to emanate from the body of the Buddha when he attained enlightenment, and each of them represents practice or value in the Buddhist faith. These 4 or 5-star reviews represent the opinions of the individuals who posted them and do not reflect the views of Etsy. These six-coloured rays (Pali : ramsi) were said to have emanated from the Buddha when He attained Enlightenment – the great realization of universal truth. Theravāda Buddhists in Thailand opt for the usage of a yellow flag with a red dhammacakka (ธงธรรมจักร - thong thammajak); it is sometimes paired with the international Buddhist flag. Please take care that you do not pull your flag over the floor with the covering, otherwise it can be very easy to damage the seam.
The Buddhist flag was first designed in 1885 by a committee in the British Ceylon, which today is the country of Sri Lanka.In 1963, the Catholic President of South Vietnam Ngo Dinh Diem invoked a law prohibiting flags other than that of the nation, to ban the Buddhist flag from being flown on Vesak, when Vatican flags had habitually flown at government events. The design of the standard Buddhist Flag comprises six vertical coloured stripes of equal width – blue, yellow, red, white, orange, and a combination of the five colours as the sixth.
The vertical stripe, compound of the other five colours (Prabhaswara - "essence of light") which symbolizes Truth.
This is a common misconception: rather, the mantras printed on the flags are carried on the wind and believed to spread goodwill and positive energy wherever they go. Our flags offer Excellent Value for Money, however, the biggest enemy to a flag are wind, rain, sun and lack of care.Different elements are associated with different colors for specific traditions, purposes and sadhana. Our hand sewn The Buddhist Flags are manufactured from our 155gsm Ministry of Defence approved woven polyester flag fabric, the highest quality fabric available for outdoor flag making.