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Hey I just wanted to say this, since I see it all the time, and it doesn’t seem to be common knowledge that it’s something sort of offensive. Tibetan prayer flags may seem like a colorful & worldy decoration for your walls, but they’re meant to be hung outside, so the breeze can carry away the prayers. To put it in perspective, hanging these inside is like using an American flag as a doormat. It’s disrespectful to mistreat something that is sacred to certain people. I hope submitting this will help spread the word. Thanks!

Hey I just wanted to say this, since I see it all the time, and it doesn’t seem to be common knowledge that it’s something sort of offensive. Tibetan prayer flags may seem like a colorful & worldy decoration for your walls, but they’re meant to be hung outside, so the breeze can carry away the prayers. To put it in perspective, hanging these inside is like using an American flag as a doormat. It’s disrespectful to mistreat something that is sacred to certain people. I hope submitting this will help spread the word. Thanks!

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    …Whoops. I have some in my room, I’d better fix that.
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    Thank you for submitting that! I had no idea!
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    I don’t keep my Qur’an on the highest shelf of my room, I’m quite certain my murti of Ganesa is covered in old oats, and...
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    This is really interesting, and I didn’t know this, and I’m glad that I do now.
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    Lol, yeah paul. mister disrespectful to religions! WHAT KIND OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES STUDENT ARE YOU?!!?!?!?!?! :P