Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tara (Buddhist Deity) - Green

སྒྲོལ་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 度母(本尊)(全像)
(item no. 15132)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Tara, Green (Tibetan: drol ma, jang ku. English: the Green Saviouress): with the right hand in the mudra (gesture) of generosity and the left holding the stem of a lotus flower at the heart and blossoming over the left shoulder. The right leg is extended forward and the left drawn in. At the top center is the buddha Amitabha.

Tibetan: Drol ma jang ku

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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