Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Paintings > Thangka > White Tara (Beauty and Symbolism)
Displaying 1 of 177         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
White Tara (Beauty and Symbolism)

White Tara (Beauty and Symbolism)

White Tara (Beauty and Symbolism)

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Tibetan Thangka Painting

17.0" X 26.0"
Item Code:
TE21
Price:
$235.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
White Tara (Beauty and Symbolism)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 2583 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
White Tara is often referred to as the Mother of all the Buddhas and represents the motherly aspect of compassion. This painting very successfully highlights her symbolic and aesthetic aspects.

White Tara has one face representing the unified nature of reality. She has two arms which denote the twin truths, relative and absolute. Her white color is a symbol of purity. She has seven eyes. The three on her face signify the three purities of body, speech, and mind. The remaining four, one in each of the two palms of her hands and the soles of her feet, represent the following four immeasurable qualities:

a). Compassion

b). Loving Kindness

c). Sympathetic Joy

d). Equanimity Toward All Beings

With her right hand she makes the boon granting gesture and her left hand, holding the stem of a lotus flower between her thumb and fourth finger, is in the protection granting mudra. Her two legs, folded in the vajra posture, indicate that she is beyond the duality of samsara and nirvana.

The goddess's elongated ear lobes are hung with elaborate golden karnaphools (circular floral earrings). The Chinese-looking intoxicating eyes are characterized by drooping eyelids giving an almost dreamy expression to her finely chiselled face. The pursed thin, rich-red lips are curved in a slight smile. Three conch-like lines on the neck highlight its loveliness.

In the Tibetan aesthetic, White Tara is envisioned as a beautiful sixteen year old girl. Here the artist has very skilfully captured her youth, expressing it directly in her physical attributes and metaphorically in her demeanour. Thus we have two, perfectly spherical blooming breasts tapering to a blemish-free waist and slim lithe limbs, indicating her suppleness. On a symbolic level, the colorful flowers making up her crown and the lotus blossoming on her left shoulder, all suggest the freshness of her own budding youth.


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Tibetan Buddhist Goddess White Tara
Brass Statue
5.5" X 3.0" X 2.0"
0.7 kg
Item Code: ZK24
$80.00
Backorder
Backorder
Tibetan Buddhist Goddess White Tara
Brass Statue
6.0" X 4.0" X 2.5"
0.9 kg
Item Code: ZK15
$140.00
Backorder
Backorder
Female Buddhist Deity Tara
Brass Sculpture
19 inch X 11.5 inch X 10.5 inch
10.86 kg
Item Code: XG90
$395.00
Backorder
Backorder
The Book of Devi
by Bulbul Sharma
Hardcover (Edition: 2001)
Viking Penguin India
Item Code: NAB139
$16.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Elements Of Poetry In The Mahabharata
Item Code: IDE770
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India