The Goddess Tara is lauded as the "Mother of Liberation" and symbolizes the virtues of success and accomplishments in work. She is a female Bodhisattva and an important deity in both Hinduism and Buddhism.
The origins of the Goddess Tara can be first traced back to Hinduism before it made its transition to Buddhism. She is believed to be the most ancient Goddess who is still worshipped today. The name "Tara" means star and she was said to be born from water, similar to the Goddess Aphrodite.
She is known to manifest in different forms, such as the Green and White Tara respectively. Green Tara is a representation of protection from fear, while White Tara symbolizes longevity. She is often depicted with a third eye, and either standing beside her consort or seated with legs crossed while holding on to a full-bloomed lotus. This beautiful Goddess Tara mask here is presented to you exclusively by Exotic India Art. It is made of sturdy brass with inlay work on its crown and collar. It measures 10.5 inch in height, 8.2 inch in width, 2.4 inch in depth and weighs 1.4kg.
In modern society, Tara is still worshipped today and is believed to be the most popular deity in Tibet. As the Goddess of Compassion and Saviour of Suffering, she offers a calming presence and serves to remind us to practice kindness and compassion even in a fast-paced world that may be lost in power struggles and constant wealth seeking.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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