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Buddhist Deity: Tara, Iconographic Forms (Textual)

Tara (Iconographic Texts) | Tara Main Page

Iconographic Texts:
- Bari Gyatsa (Bari Lotsawa Rinchen Drag)
- Drub Tab Gyatso (Lotsawa Dragpa Gyaltsen)
- Mitra Gyatsa (Mitra Yogin)
- Rinjung Gytsa (Taranata)
- Rinjung Lhantab Forms of Lokeshvara (3rd Panchen Lama)
- Sadhanasamucchaya (Sanskrit Version)
- Yidam Gyatso (Taranata)
- Compendium Paintings
- Others...

Bari Gyatsa:
25. Arya Tara
26. Sita Tara
27. Khadiravana Tara
28. Sita Tara
57. Mahachinakrama Tara
58. Vajra Tara
78. Sukla Tara

Drub Tab Gyatso (Ocean of Sadhanas)
48. Tara, Red-Green with One Face and Two Hands; Three Deities
49. Tara, Green with One Face and Two Hands
50. Tara, Green with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
51. Tara, Vajra, Yellow with Four Faces and Eight Hands; Twenty-one Deities
52. Tara, Vajra, White with One Face and Two Hands
53. Tara, Removing the Eight Fears, Red-Green with One Face and Two Hands
54. Tara, Mahachina Krama, Black with One Face and Four Hands
55. Tara, White with One Face and Two Hands
56. Tara, Wish-fulfilling Queen, White with One Face and Four Hands; Three Deities
57. Tara, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
58. Tara, Yakshi, Blue-Green with One Face and Four Hands
59. Tara, Red-Green with One Face and Four Hands
61. Tara, All-accomplishing, Yellow with Eight Faces and Sixteen Hands

Rinjung Lhantab:
- White Tara (Atisha Tradition)
- Tara (Four Deities of Kadam)
- Green Tara (Kashmiri Pandita)
- White Tara (Kashmiri Pandita)
- Tara (Daytime Peaceful, Nighttime Erathful)
- Ishvara Tara from Oddiyana
- Chintamani Tara
- Red Tara (Sakya Tradition)
- Manidatta Tara
- Yellow Tara
- Nying Gi Sertig Chen
- Twenty-one Taras

Jeff Watt 4-2017