String of prayer flags to be attached to the roofs of buildings in order to bring good luck and good health, the type as would be used in the village of Khunde, Nepal, 2005.
A string of prayer flags from the Nepalese village of Kunde. Flags are attached to the roofs of buildings to bring good luck and good health. They are changed at least twice a year - usually in the spring and autumn. The new flags offer fresh prayers to the gods and each change is accompanied by a small ceremony.
- Asian Medicine
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- prayer flag
- ceremonial object
- religious object
- Susan Heydon on behalf of the Khunde Hospital, Nepal
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