In Tibetan Buddhism, it is traditional to present a katak or khata as a sign of respectful greeting and as an offering to lamas after an empowerment or teaching. The katak symbolizes purity and compassion and is presented at many ceremonial occasions, including births, weddings, funerals, graduations, and arrival or departure of guests.
These beautiful silk Tibetan ceremonial prayer scarves (or kataks) come in five vibrant colors. Each katak has the eight Buddhist auspicious symbols woven into the fabric. They are made of loosely woven raw silk and they have fringed, not finished, ends. The purchase of these kataks helps provide food, shelter and education to over 800 Tibetan nuns living in India.
Full Katak Size = 86″ x 21″