Painting of Standing White Tara is hand-painted and is painted on Cotton Canvas in Kathmandu Nepal. White Tara is also known as Sita Tara.
White Tara is presented at the center of the thangka. Two Standing Godesses are presented at the bottom left and right of the White Tara in the thangka.
Iconography of White Tara
White Tara’s embodiment of peace directed through loving compassion. From her serenity, she lends grace and dignity to situations and encourages the good to arise in all circumstances and situations.
The extra eye on her forehead, on the palms of her hands & the soles of her feet, represent her ability to see and understand the sufferings of all beings & her omniscient compassion toward the suffering.
Mantra of White Tara
The mantra of White Tara is Om Tare Tuttare Ture Mama Ayur Pune Gyana Puntin Kuru Swoha.