Stock photo of a Tibetan prayer flag fluttering in the wind with stupendous white mountains of the Himalayas forming a perfect backdrop. Himalayan mountain background in this vivid landscape of contrasts image. The Tibetan prayer flag is common among Buddhist peoples of the Himalaya in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet itself. The Tibetan prayer flag is a highly colorful banner and visible from afar. Covered in Buddhist scripture this religious flag is said to send the prayers on the wind out to the world and the universe. These are Buddhist beliefs that continue to prevail in the high Himalaya a beautifully calm and peaceful part of the world home to the some of the highest mountains in the world.