Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Tara (Compendium Paintings)

Tara (Compendium Paintings) | Tara Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Compendium Paintings Description (below)
- Eight Fears
- Twenty-one Taras
- Sadhanasamucchaya
- Rinjung Gyatsa
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

There are many paintings which depict all of the Twenty-one Taras or all of the Eight Fears in a single composition. It is more rare to find paintings that depict the various miscellaneous forms of Tara found in collections such as the Bari Gyatsa, Sadhanasamucchaya and Rinjung Gyatsa.

Jeff Watt 4-2017 [updated 9-2017]