Our beautiful Green Tara statue represents a Bodhisattva who is known as the “Mother of Liberation”. Additionally, Green Tara is the most popular embodiment of the Tara Bodhisattva. This Green Tara statue is truly a beautiful sculpture with excellent proportionate sculpting and intricate detail. Also, our sculptor took special care to give the statue an antiquated finish.
The master craftsman in Patan, Nepal who completed this statue used the traditional lost wax sculpting method. As a result, you can rest assured that you have procured a world class sculpture. This will include all of the intricate details such as her two lotus flowers, the double lotus pedestal and Green Tara is well adorned with the crown and jewels of a Bodhisattva.
The Meaning of a Green Tara Statue
The Bodhisattva Tara was born from teardrops that fell from the eyes of Avalokitesvara. Since Avalokitesvara is known as the “Bodhisattva of Compassion” we are assured that Green Tara is imbued with immense compassion. As a result, she is always poised to come to the assistance of devotees. Additionally, she encourages all sentient life to be free of their dogmatic ways and embrace wisdom as the path to enlightenment. Her two lotus flowers are indicative of the rewards that await devotees who vigorously follow the Dharma path. Click here to learn more about Tara Statues and Symbols.
Special Adornments of our Green Tara Statue
This Green Tara statue depicts her wearing the crown and jewels of a Bodhisattva. The crown, jewels and details of her robe are decorated with colorful stones. The color turquoise is a special combination of blue and green. Indeed, blue signifies the purity of the Buddhas and green symbolizes her readiness to act. She wears it well and will inspire all those who lay their eyes on Green Tara statue.
Additionally, she sits on a double lotus pedestal and there is a vajra symbol carved onto the palm of each hand. Vajra is a Sanskrit word that translates as “diamond or lightening bolt” in English. Furthermore, this Green Tara statue was face painted with near perfection. Therefore, rest assured it will be very difficult to find a better statue of Green Tara.