Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tara (Buddhist Deity) - White

སྒྲོལ་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 度母(本尊)(全像)
(item no. 15554)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

White Tara.

At the top center is Ushnishavijaya with three faces and eight arms. Immediately below is White Amitayus. At the top left is Red Tara from the tradition of Shakyashri Bhadra. At the top right is Kurululla with one face and two hands, red in colour.

At the bottom left is Shadbhuja Mahakala, white in colour, with one face and six hands. At the bottom right is Vaishravana Riding a Lion.

Jeff Watt 2-2013

Secondary Images
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