Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Tara (Buddhist Deity) - Green

སྒྲོལ་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 度母(本尊)(全像)
(item no. 31530)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Green Tara protecting against the eight fears: (1) water, (2) lions, (3) fire, (4) snakes, (5) elephants, (6) thieves, (7) false imprisonment and (8) ghosts. The composition follows a Palpung monastery painting style originated during the time of Situ Panchen Chokyi Jungne.

Jeff Watt 8-2015

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Tara Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Tara, Eight Fears
Collection: Private 23
Collection: Bonhams New York (Painting & Sculpture. September 14, 2015)