Tibetan Prayer Chime

One of our charitable chimes series, a portion of the sale of this chime is given to the Tibet House US to support their goal of preserving Tibetan culture.

$53.95
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Product SKU: TPCBR
Dimensions: 25 in. Overall Length
Material: Cherry finish ash wood, 5 bronze aluminum tubes
Hanging Guide Product Care Guide
The enchanting sounds of this wind chime take the listener on a musical journey across the landscape of time. It is tuned to the five tones that make up the principal motif of a work by the great Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu. Commissioned for the Canadian group NEXUS and the Boston Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Carnegie Hall, From me flows what you call Time features two large custom sets of Woodstock Chimes. The windchimes are suspended above the audience and activated by colored ribbons - representing Tibetan prayer flags - that extend from the chimes to the performers on stage.

The Tibetan Wind Horse
The five traditional colors of Tibetan prayer flags each represent one of the five elements of nature in Buddhism. From me flows what you call Time also evokes the five elements. The literal translation for prayer flag from the Tibetan is "wind horse." The colors of the Wind Horse are:
Yellow - Earth
White - Water
Green - Wind
Blue - Sky
Red - Fire
In Tibet, prayer flags are hung in great numbers outside homes and temples and throughout the countryside so that the wind may bring good fortune to all nearby. It is our wish that the Tibetan Prayer Chime will likewise convey the prayers and blessings of the listener every time the wind blows.

This chime was designed with a removable windcatcher that can be taken to a trophy shop, printer or jeweler to be engraved or silk-screened. Download windcatcher removal instructions here.

This chime carries a lifetime tuning guarantee.
Product SKU: TPCBR
Dimensions: 25 in. Overall Length
Material: Cherry finish ash wood, 5 bronze aluminum tubes
Hanging Guide Product Care Guide

Looking for other Woodstock Chimes that sound good with one(s) you have? Garry Kvistad, founder and owner of Woodstock Chimes, has a full list of suggestions. For this chime, he suggests these groups of Woodstock Chimes as they have connections either musically, culturally or historically to the Tibetan Prayer Chime:

Chimes That Share Notes In A Musical Scale
   - G Major Scale

Chimes With A Common Theme
   - Charitable Chimes
   - Famous Melodies
   - Inspirational Chimes
   - Location Chimes

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