White Tara, also known as Female Buddha which is known as the goddess of compassion. The name Tara means the “one who saves”and her job is to protect people from suffering. To present a newborn baby with a White Tara Thangka painting is considered to bring good fortune and wish a long life ahead.
White Tara is called goddess of peace, prosperity, strength, health, and longevity. White Tara is believed to help beings with long-term achievement and spiritual accomplishments. Her white color indicates purity but also indicates that she is truthful, complete and undifferentiated.
Her body is seen by the practitioner as being as dazzling white as a thousand autumn moons. She has a third eye on her forehead, symbolizing her direct vision of the unity of ultimate reality simultaneous with her two eyes seeing the dualistic relative world of beings. She has extra eyes on her palms symbolize her generosity accompanied by perfect wisdom.