Flying the prayer flags is a tradition that dates back to the epoch of Budhha Sakyamuni. Since 2016, we have been raising the prayer flags whenever we visited Ladakh. For one thing, Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics has all the conducive elements for doing such a ritual; high ground, sunny and windy most of the time. On the 14th of May, while having a chat with Geshe Tsewang, I was asking the possibility of having the flags raised on Saga Dawa instead. He was immediately agreeable and thought that it was a good idea to help alleviate the state of the pandemic.