These heavy cotton hand printed prayer flags just arrived from Kathmandu Nepal. Hand Printed and sewn using hand carved wood blocks.
8 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches each flag, 7 1/2 feet total length 100% cotton
Scholars have identified Majuśrī as the oldest and most significant bodhisattva in Mahāyāna literature. Majuśrī is first referred to in early Mahāyāna texts such as the Prajāpāramitā sūtras and through this association very early in the tradition he came to symbolize the embodiment of prajā (transcendent wisdom). The Lotus Sūtra assigns him a pure land called Vimala, which according to the Avataṃsaka Sūtra is located in the East. His pure land is predicted to be one of the two best pure lands in all of existence in all the past, present and future. When he attains buddhahood his name will be Universal Sight. In the Lotus Sūtra, Majuśrī also leads the Nāga King's daughter to enlightenment. He also figures in the Vimalakīrti Nirdeśa Sūtra in a debate with Vimalakīrti Bodhisattva.