Tara is a female Buddha and meditation deity. As the Goddess of Liberation, she
grants power to overcome obstructions, fears and dangers. Here she is seated in
lalitasala on a lotus throne, her pendent right foot supported on a padma, her
right hand in varada mudra and left hand in vitarka mudra, two lotus flowers ornamenting
her shoulders; the diadem that crowns her head, the mantel which graces her neck
and the artful bangles that embellish her arms are intricately wrought. She is
wearing a pleated dhoti, single strand of pearls, arm bands and necklace with
simi-precious stone inlaids. The Goddess has a serene facial features of utmost
finesse, a youthful and voluptuous figure with a countenance radiates deep luminosity.
The large lotus pedestal is tightly sealed with a viswavajra engraved copper plate.
Other than a tiny missing stone and traces of malachite, the statue is in superb
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