|Date Range||1500 - 1599|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton|
|Collection||Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|
Tara Displaying the Gesture of the Three Jewels: number 9 from the set of Twenty-one Taras according to the system of Dipamkara Atisha.
"...Tara Displaying the Gesture of the Three Jewels, white in colour. The right [hand is in the gesture] of supreme generosity with the palm holding a vase removing fear. The left [hand holds] an utpala [flower]. Seated atop a lotus and moon." (Collection of All Methods of Accomplishment. Volume 3, folio 571).
Inscription: 'Homage to Holy Tara Displaying the Gesture of the Three Jewels!'
Jeff Watt 5-2021
Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: Homage to Holy Tara Displaying the Gesture of the Three Jewels!
Wylie Transliteration of Inscription: ... dkon mchog gsum mtson ... ma la na mo.
Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (Printed script (Uchen))