Starbucks Mongolian Style

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I believe this is the symbol known as the Windhorse, which arrived in Mongolia via Tibetan Buddhism and became one of the country’s national symbols. The horse is sometimes winged (here just behind the fetlocks) and carries the sun, moon and fire on its back.

Published by Susanna Forrest

Writer Amazons of Paris, The Age of the Horse and If Wishes Were Horses.

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    1. Sadly didn’t find out – in too big a hurry to get to the monastery nextdoor.

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