RICH PASTEL COLORED TIBETAN WHITE TARA GODDESS
Here is an rich & wonderful rendition of the Tibetan Goddess White Tara. It is accented with real gold to make it luminous and inspiring. The faces are rendered with sublime inspiration that seems so ethereal as to come alive when you gaze upon it. WHITE TARA, is the prajna of Buddha – the female nature of Buddhahood. She represents love & compassion. White Tara is also know as the savioress healing all the sorrows of the suffering devotee. She is also considered the “mother of liberation” as she help one evolve beyond the illusions of samsara. Size measures 21 X 38 inch silk frame with 13 X 18 inch painting inside.
Thankas are painted with all natural vegetable dyes extracted from Himalayan plants. The colors are stabilized with a tree sap to give them great longevity. Painting a Thangka requires great concentration, which is a meditation practice in itself. The artist also contemplate the images in the painting and their metaphysical meanings. The Thangka is a portable shrine that has been used since ancient times by Mahayana Buddhist Monks for various ceremonies and also as teaching aids. They are traditionally encased in silk brocade frames which allow them to roll up for the monks to travel with them.