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There are two kinds of prayer flags: horizontal ones, called Lung ta meaning "Wind Horse in Tibetan, and vertical ones, called Darchormeaning "flagstaff".
this 1 here is a Darchor type prayer flag.Darchor (vertical) prayer flags are usually large single rectangles attached to poles along their vertical edge. Darchor are commonly planted in the ground, mountains, cairns, and on rooftops, and are iconographically and symbolically related to the Dhvaja.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 432 W: 0 N: 830] (4931)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2008-04-08
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/2.6, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-07-19 21:54
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