Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tara (Buddhist Deity) - White

སྒྲོལ་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 度母(本尊)(全像)
(item no. 15136)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Tara, White (Tibetan: drol ma, kar mo. English: the White Saviouress): peaceful in appearance, with one face and two hands, surrounded by eight Taras and eight vignettes illustrating the overcoming of the eight fears.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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Tradition: Kagyu Deity Paintings
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Buddhist Deity: Tara, White Main Page
Painting: Copies & Facsimiles
Buddhist Deity: Tara, Eight Fears (single painting)
Buddhist Deity: Tara, White (Palpung Composition)
Buddhist Deity: Tara, White (Painting Masterworks)
Buddhist Deity: Tara, White (Eight Fears)
Painting Style: Palpung - Peaceful & Semi-Peaceful Deities
Buddhist Deity: Tara Masterworks
Collection of Shechen Archives: Gallery I
Glossary: Painting Traditions & Styles - Names & Terms