Inspired by my vision while trekking in the high Himalaya of Nepal, I created West Wind Prayer Flags. Since 2000 West Wind has been offering prayer flags in English. Every year a new design comes into being and is added to the line. So far I offer Namaste Prayer Flags with messages of universal spirituality, (the original West Wind set in English), Global Peace Flags, Healing Flags, Rainbow Flags and this year’s new set:
Abundance Flags. And there are many more sets in the works. I am passionate about my business and love the wonderful connections I have with customers, who often become friends. My belief is that prayer flags contribute to the world in a gentle, yet pervasive way, and make an impact.
Firmly grounded in ‘Fair Trade’, I am happy to be working with a family of Tibetan Buddhist prayer flag makers in Kathmandu, Nepal who make my high quality flags from 100% fine cotton. We have developed a wonderful relationship and I treasure our interdependence. I have traveled to Nepal three times and hope to visit again soon.
West Wind’s mission (and my mission) is to increase kindness, healing and peace; to benefit all beings by generating abundant blessings on the wind. I am happy to tithe 10% of profits to ‘The Hunger Project’, in recognition and support of its outstanding work to improve the lives of girls in developing countries. For more info visit their web site at www.thp.org
West Wind Prayer Flags™ with blessings in English, are created in the spirit of the ancient Tibetan Buddhist tradition…where it is customary to give and display prayer flags for special occasions, new beginnings and always for the New Year. For over a thousand years the Tibetans have been displaying prayer flags to benefit all beings. My hope is that this is just the beginning of a prayer flag tradition in the west.
Namaste and be well,
West Wind Flags
Transforming yards into garden sanctuaries since 2000