This Nepali Green Tara statue is featured with the crown and jewels of a bodhisattva. At the request of the buyer we can embellish the crown and jewels with turquoise and red coral stones. Additionally, the statue is partly gilded using the fire gilding method. As a result, the residual finish is 24K gold and gives the statue life like expression. The statue will inspire everyone who sees it.
The symbolism of Green Tara encourages devotees to break free from dogmatic ways and embrace a fresh perspective. Additionally, she is always ready to move with alacrity to relieve the suffering of sentient life. As a result, in contrast with being locked in full lotus she sits in an open pose. Therefore, she is ready to spring into action when she is needed.
Nepali Green Tara Statue Features
This Green Tara statue depicts her displaying the Varada mudra with the right hand. This is also known as the “gift giving” mudra. This venerable mudra provides further assurances to her devotees that she is ready to instantly spring to their assistance. Her left hand is displaying the Abhaya mudra. This mudra is also known as the symbol of protection and fearlessness.
The face of the statue is hand painted with intricate precision and the third eye of wisdom is featured between the brows. This divine eye indicates that she is a high level bodhisattva with the ability to see into a divine world. Additionally, this world can only be visualized through the accumulation of insight wisdom. It is a reality that can be accessed and understood after many lifetimes of dedicated practice. Click here to learn more about the history and symbolism of the Tara bodhisattva.