8.75 Green Tara Statue Partly Gold Gilded with Face Gold Painted. Green Tara Statue – Partly Gold Gilded with Face Gold Painted. Lost Wax Method, Copper Alloy with 24 Karat Gold Gilding. 2.5 kg / 5.5 lbs. DHL Global Priority Express. Usually ships within 48 hours. Green Tara – The Rescuer. Green Tara is arguably the most beloved goddess in the Buddhist pantheon. She is the female embodiment of the enlightened compassion and miraculous deeds of all the Buddhas, offering protection and assistance to all who face challenges in their lives. She vowed that until all suffering was eliminated she would work continuously in a woman’s body for the benefit of sentient beings. Thus Green Tara represents the very essence of virtuous and enlightened activity. Green, being the color of nature and flourishing life, signifies her energetic and vivacious personality. She is always depicted as a beautiful and vigorous young woman with a touch of playfulness. In this sense she teaches us not to take ourselves too seriously. She delights in a receptive mind and an open heart, for in such a person her blessings and wisdom can naturally unfold. Green Tara is depicted in a posture of graceful contemplative ease with her right leg extended. The extension of her leg symbolizes her continuous activity, constant alertness and her readiness to spring into action to assist those who call upon her. Her right hand is extended downward, palm open, with thumb and index finger touching. This hand position is known as. Or the gesture of granting wishes and protection. Her left hand, raised to shoulder height with fingers extended and palm turned outward, is in the gesture of granting refuge and freeing from fears. Each of her hands also holds the stem of a beautiful lotus flower that floats above her shoulder as a symbol of her radiant purity and power. This sculpture is an enchanting portrayal of Green Tara. Expertly sculpted from copper alloy and partly gilded with 24 karat gold, the statue has hand face painted. Expertly cast from copper alloy and gilded with 24 karat partly gold this sculpture is a representation of Green Tara. The goddess’s figure is gracefully poised as she brings her hands up to form the sacred mudras. She wears a finely carved crown and the elegantly detailed ornaments of a Bodhisattva, signifying her compassionate vow to work for the benefit of sentient beings. This sculpture was individually handcrafted in Patan, Nepal by master artisans of the Shakya clan who are considered among the best in the world. These craftsmen are the modern heirs to a centuries-old tradition of creating sacred art for use in temples and monasteries. The fine metalworking techniques have been passed down from generation to generation since ancient times. To see all of our Green Tara items for sale. For more information, please visit our About Us. We are a family-owned traditional business located in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Our handcrafted metal statues, original thangka paintings and Buddhist ritual items are among the finest made in the world today. Showcases items currently available at our showrooms in the historic city of Patan and in the Thamel district of Kathmandu. Each of our items is handcrafted by local artisans who have spent a lifetime learning and perfecting their skills. Our master craftsmen come from families who have practiced these ancient Nepalese arts for centuries. Many of our finer statues and thangkas have taken more than a year to create. To learn more, please visit our About Us. Please note that someone will need to sign for your package when it arrives. Your satisfaction is above all important to us. The item “Hand Carved Gold Face Painted 8.75 Green Tara Copper Gold Gilded Statue Patan” is in sale since Monday, August 29, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “shakya_statues_trade” and is located in Patan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: Nepal