Lungta (Wind Horse) is composed of two syllables. Lung, represents the "space" element
and signifies universal foundation and omnipervasivness.
Ta (Horse) "excellent horse". In Tibet, horse symbolizes traveling with the greatest speed. In the lungta flag, the Horse ornamented with a "flaming wish granting jewel" (Norbu Mebar) is located in the center and signifies the change of misfortune into fortune and fullfillment of expectations and aspirations.
It is believed that they are all animals with claws and exemplifies invincibility and fearlessness.