Khata — Tibetan ceremonial scarf, Blue color | high quality polyester, 43 x 300 cm

Inventory No: 23389

Product Features

Made from
300 cm
43 cm
Country of origin
Kham (Eastern Tibet), China
100 gr
Catalog sections
Khata, a ritual scarf

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Product Description

A khata (Tib.: ཁ་བཏགས།; Wylie: kha btags) also known as Jeldar (Tib.: འཇལ་དར།; Wylie: 'jal dar) is a traditional ceremonial scarf in Bon and Tibetan Buddhism. It originated probably from pre-buddhist Bon tradition, and nowadays is quite common in cultures and countries where Tibetan Buddhism is practiced or has strong influence.

The khata symbolizes purity and compassion and are worn or presented with incense at many ceremonial occasions, including births, weddings, funerals, graduations and the arrival or departure of guests.

Tibetan khatas are usually come in five colors, symbolising five elements. The most elegant gestue is the offering of five khatas of different colors put on each other.

This high quality khata is made of high quality polyester and decorated with mantras and ashtamangala (Eight Auspicious symbols). Very soft feeling.