Windhorse Meaning

Lung-ta, which translates as Wind Horse, is the name given to a particular kind of prayer flag, seen flying in its hundreds from mountain tops, hill sides, high passes, near rivers, across bridges, on people’s homes and around holy sites.

wheeelWhen the wind catches the flags, the prayers printed on them are carried on the breeze and distributed for the benefit of all living things. The purpose of Lung-ta prayer flags is to entreat the Wind Horse to intercede on our behalf, by petitioning Buddhist deities and protectors, to give us good fortune and to remove obstacles from our way.

The flags normally have a horse in the middle and one of the majestic mythical animals in each of the four corners, the snow lion, garuda, dragon and tiger, which represent heavenly qualities.

We adopted the name Wind Horse because it was inspirational, representing a selfless ideal. The sight of prayer flags blowing in the wind, in the Himalayan environment, fills the viewer with a sense of peace and serenity, which you can experience too, when you book your tour with Wind Horse.

Small Group and Private Journeys

Small Group Journeys Small Group Journeys are set date trips (Scheduled Trips) designed for Travel with a small group of kindred-spirits travelers, sharing the enjoyment and experience of the destination(s).

You can take any of our Small Group Journeys and create an independent private trip with your own dates or choose from the collection of our Private Journeys.

Join-in Group Private Journeys

Private Journeys Join-in Group is a small group trip, that begins when one or two call to set up a tour for themselves according to their wishes and invite others to join.

Bhutan Airlines Representative

Bhutan Air Representative

Wind Horse is appointed the Bhutan Airlines Representative in USA. We are continue to patronise Druk Airlines, the national carrier of Bhutan.

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Desi Journeys by Wind Horse Tours

Desi Journeys by Wind Horse Tours

Desi Journeys is collection of trips to Bhutan & beyond...

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