Stones with the Om Mani Pade Hum
Buddhist Mantra on them.
Mani Stones are common in Tibet and Nepal.
They are visible along many roads and outside homes in these countries.
The Mantra is the Om Mani Pade Hum Buddhist Mantra
(briefly meaning a blessing for Love, peace, harmony and compassion)
To read more extensive explanations please do a Google search the mantra.
Some measure as small as four centimetres and others can be the size of a three bedroom house or larger.
The story of the Mani Stone is anyone who sees one, receives the blessing of the Mantra.
You don't need to be able to read it / you get the blessing anyway.
That's great news, you can have your Mani Stone in your garden for passers by to see or at the entrance to you home for all your visitors to receive the blessing.