This Thangka was crafted in Kathmandu, Nepal by hand on Cotton Canvas. It is 61*27 cm (24*11 inch) and weights 0.35 kg (0.77 lbs).
The White Tara is depicted in the middle of the thangka, with Amitabha Buddha at the top.
|Weight||350 Grams – 0.77 lbs|
|Size||61*46 cm (24*18 inch)|
|Material||Cotton Canvas and Mineral Color|
Iconography of White Tara
She extends her open hand to us in a gesture of utmost generosity, symbolizing her capacity to provide for both our spiritual and physical needs.
Her left hand is in a gesture of offering safety, security, and protection. She has seven eyes, one on each hand and foot, and the third eye on her face to demonstrate her awareness and response to suffering throughout the world; she is seated in a full lotus or vajra posture.
In her left hand, she grasps the stem of a white lotus flower, symbolizing her spiritual perfection and absolute purity of body, speech, and soul.
The mantra of White Tara
Iconography of Amitabha buddha
Amitabha buddha is presented at the top of White tara in the thangka. Amitabha is head of the Lotus Family, one of the oldest & significant of the Five Buddha Families. This family represents love, purity, compassion & peace. Amitabha Pure land is a place of infinite bliss & boundless light.
Amitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdom. Amitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdom of discriminating awareness. Amitabha Buddha is red in color. He is represented in the stupa facing to the west. He rides on a peacock symbolizing that he can take away the suffering of others just as the peacock eats poisonous plants and yet his tail shines forth.
Mantra of Amitabha Buddha
The mantra of Amitabha Buddha is Om Ami Dewa hr.