This prayer wheel is approximately 5 Inches tall, 3 Inches in diameter and weighs 0.81 lbs. It runs on solar energy as well as with battery(AAA). It is surrounded by small bells and has Tashi Tage sign (8 auspicious signs). Prayer wheels have been used for centuries in Tibet and it was originally created to say mantras. Prayer wheels have mantras carved outside or paper scroll of mantras inside. It is believed that when you spin prayer wheel, it is same as saying prayers loud.