Antique bronze Burmese Tara sculpture 1
Antique bronze Burmese Tara sculpture 1 (early 1900's)
The goddess Tara is holding a water jug in her left hand and and lotus flower in her right hand. The water jug represents the purity and compassion while the lotus flower represents enlightenment. Tara is seen as a bodhisattva who has attained enlightenment but has chosen to remain in this world to help others achieve liberation. Tara is a popular figure of worship in Burmese Buddhism, often invoked for protection, wisdom, compassion and a symbol of hope and new beginnings.
This piece is from Mandalay Burma (Myanmar)..
- Country: Burma (present day Myanmar)
- Region: Mandalay
- Material: Aged Brass
- Dimensions: Tara Sculpture 19cm H x 8.5cmW x 5.8cm D
- Weight: 0.684kg
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