Buddhist White Tara Statue - 4"
Tara or Drolma in Tibetan is one of the most important deities in Buddhism. She is honored as "the embodiment of the enlightened and compassionate activities of all Buddhas of past, present and future." Tara appears in many forms and among them the most well-known ones are Green Tara and White Tara. White Tara in particular embodies the quality of longevity - longevity in the context of one's lifespan, as well as the longevity or durability of one's commitment to the Bodhisattva Vow of benefiting all beings everywhere throughout time and space. This statue of White Tara is crafted according to the traditional specifications: she has seven eyes (three on her face, one each on both her hands and bottom of feet (symbolizing her all-seeing wisdom), right hand bestowing blessings on all beings, left hand reassuring her devotees with the gesture (mudra) of the protection of the Three Jewels as well as holding a stalk of lotus flower (symbolizing purity of heart/mind). She sits in a full-lotus or vajra position to indicate her unmoving and unchanging nature.
- 4” Tall
- Gilt metal with face painted gold
- Made in Patan, Nepal.