Tibetan Buddhist Art bookmark Green Tara

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Article number: TBA2002
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Bookmark "Green Tara" of Tibetan Buddhist Art. Green Tara is the Bodhisattva of Salvation or The Mother of all Buddhas (Tib.: Dolma, Drolma). At the front you'll find the mantra of Green Tara and at the backside the following text:

Green Tara, the female manifestation of active compassion, reaches out her hand to grant all wishes and, with her right foot outstretched, she is ready to step down and help all who call upon her. Tara is one of the most revered deities in Tibetan Buddhism and there are numerous stories of people that were saved from fears and difficulties while calling her name or reciting her mantra.

Tara, born as a princess called Yeshe Dawa, reached bodhicitta as the result of her untiring practice. One can say that she was one of the first emancipated women. When other - male - practitioners told her to pray for reincarnation in a male body in order to reach enlightenment, she made the following strong vow: "Until Samsara is empty, I shall work for the benefit of all sentient beings in a woman's body." By mastering extremely profound states of meditation she developed great skills in liberating others and therefore she is also called The Swift liberator.

The dimensions of the bookmark are 14.8 cm x 5.2 cm x 0.1 cm.

This bookmark is a design by Tibetan Buddhist Art - Copyright: © Carmen Mensink.

Weight: 2 grams
Dimensions: 14.8 cm x 5.2 cm x 0.1 cm
Material: Paper
Certification: None
Country of origin: The Netherlands
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