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"Prayer everywhere" Top 5 Page for this destination Jiuzhaigou Local Custom Tip by kielorla

Jiuzhaigou Local Customs: 8 reviews and 15 photos


You will find alot of flag and big bell everywhere when you are in JiuZhai County. The flags have prayer script written it as the tibetian believe that the flag flap once means it pray one time. It is a clever way of using wind and water as the nature element to pray for the people and the land. The same for the bell, if you turn once mean you pray once for the people and land. These bells are put in the river using the water current as force to turn the bell.

You will see a lot of colourful flags, yellow means land, blue mean water, red mean sky ( If i remember correctly).

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  • Written Aug 7, 2005
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