Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tara (Buddhist Deity) - Green

སྒྲོལ་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 度母(本尊)(全像)
(item no. 310)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Buddhist
Size 29.21x70.49cm (11.50x27.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Wood
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1996.19.14
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

The Sandalwood Grove - the pure land of Tara accompanied by various story vignettes and numerous inscriptions relating to a number of different stories. (See a page with detail images of this painting especially highlighting the inscriptions and narratives).

Jeff Watt 5-2001

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Subject: Tara & Tibetan History (310)