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Goddess Tara - Nepal...

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 10 February 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Tara holds a very high position in the Buddhist pantheon, she is regarded as the most powerful and popular goddess. Tara is the savior goddess and is also conceived as mother goddess. Tara also means Mahashakti, the great power; she is very popular in Nepal. She is also known as Mahamayuri, the queen of magic arts and the chief of the female protector deities. She is worshipped for longevity of life. Tara (Tib. Dolma) is worshipped for her assistance in aiding the believer to overcome obstacles on the path to enlightenment. She is found in a variety of forms (twenty one are represented), with the most popular being the White Tara or Sveta Tara and Green Tara or Harit Tara.

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Makes a very beautiful mask she does. Superb.

10 Feb 2011 6:16am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Asian religions are so complex! I get stuck with "God the father, God the son, God the holy ghost" that's enough for me! Lovely shot. The Lighting is just right to bring out the texture and quality

10 Feb 2011 6:50am

k@ from Paris, France

Superb & such a wise sensation here

10 Feb 2011 8:16am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superb close up, details are splendid. Good day.

10 Feb 2011 8:53am

marci from in, Morocco

beautiful mask - very interesting!

10 Feb 2011 9:03am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Superbe ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée
JP

10 Feb 2011 9:38am

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Enigmatic gaze

10 Feb 2011 10:00am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

I have a collection of masks at home and i would like to have this beautiful one !!

10 Feb 2011 10:00am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Thanks for the info - very interesting. Lovely detail

10 Feb 2011 10:09am

thami from Fès, Morocco

Joli travail de la matière pour exprimer cette divinité !
Bonne journée lumineuse et chaleureuse!

10 Feb 2011 10:30am

pete from Australia

she sounds very powerful and well thought of, thanks...

10 Feb 2011 11:17am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

I like the details here... very well done ! Have a lovely day :)

10 Feb 2011 12:16pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

The smile of inner peace with oneself.

10 Feb 2011 1:00pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating information you provide here and your shot represents Tara so beautifully!

10 Feb 2011 1:54pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A gorgeous piece of sculpture Sunder! Your description definitely shines a wonderfully illuminating light on the subject! Thank you and well done! ;-)

10 Feb 2011 2:17pm

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Beautidful mask , smile is anywhere on his face , Phil

10 Feb 2011 2:32pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful sculpture and photo. Thanks for the great explanation.

10 Feb 2011 7:14pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Great closeup

10 Feb 2011 7:19pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Superbe portrait, very neat.

10 Feb 2011 7:58pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super..........

10 Feb 2011 8:52pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Very nice portrait

10 Feb 2011 9:33pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great framing and highlights created by the lighting. Thank you for the informative facts as well!

10 Feb 2011 11:17pm

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautiful portrayal of Goddess Tara and I enjoyed the information.

11 Feb 2011 12:42am

Becky from los angeles, United States

How interesting and how beautiful a Goddess and an image this is.

11 Feb 2011 4:29am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very nice

11 Feb 2011 4:44am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wonderful shot, Sunder.

11 Feb 2011 11:10am

Julie from Easton, United States

Really great shot of such an interesting subject!

12 Feb 2011 1:57pm