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The Twenty-one Taras

  • Хорин нэгэн Дарь эх / Xorin negen Dar' ex
  • Qorin nigen dar-a eke
  • sGrol ma nyer gcig ma
  • Ekaviṃśati Tārā
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  • Thangka
  • 19th century
  • Cotton
  • Height: 74 (46,5) cm / Width: 38 (25,5) cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Leder/ Umlauff, Inv. Nr.: 33635
  • Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg
  • © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW
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The Green Tara or the Tara of the Khadira Forest is shown as the leader of the group of the twenty-one Taras. The top position in the centre of the upper register is taken by Buddha Shakyamuni.
© Olaf Czaja
The Twenty-one Taras
/ Mongolia / 19th century / © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW

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