“Da” means arrow. A dadar is a ritual arrow decorated with silk ribbons. It is used in many Long Life practices for recalling all the aspects of our vital energy and protective energy that are damaged, lost or stolen. Hand crafted with golden tipped arrow and melong, semi-precious stones of turquoise, coral and a dzi bead. The five-colored cloth ribbons, stand ultimately for the five wisdoms, but can also be seen as the five Buddha families and the five elements.Hand painted base included.