Tibetan National Flag

Tibetan National Flag

Tibetan Dawn took its name from the Tibetan National Flag, so we thought you would like to know a little more about the Tibetan Flag and what it represents.

  • The yellow boarder of the flag represents the teachings of Buddha in all directions. In the centre is a mountain with snow lions, which represents Tibet.
  • The 6 red bands are the original tribes called Se, Mu, Dong, Tong, Dru and Ra who were the ancestors of the Tibetan people and the blue bands are the sky.

  • The sun shines in all directions signify the enjoyment of freedom, spiritual and material happiness along with prosperity of all beings in Tibet.
  • On the mountain slopes stand a pair of snow lions which signify a spiritual and secular life.
  • The glowing three coloured jewel represents the respect of Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. 
  •  Where as the two coloured jewel represents the people guarding and cherishing self discipline by the practices of the ten exalted virtues and the 16 humane modes of conduct