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White Tara, Tibetan Buddhist Deity

It's the Tibetan syllable TAM, the seed syllable of the female buddha Tara (sanskrit) or Dölma (tibetan), which translates as Liberatress. As it is white here, it stands for the White Tara, which especially gives the blessings for a long life:

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Manjusri, bodhisattva of wisdom, is one of the most important iconic figures in Mahayana art and literature. He represents the wisdom of prajna, which is not confined by knowledge or concepts. His Sanskrit name means "He Who Is Noble and Gentle.

84 Mahasiddhas...The 84 Mahasiddhas represent all those who have, within a single lifetime, attained direct realization of the Buddha’s teachings. Their life stories represent what they have accomplished and what they did for others upon gaining realization from their practice. By reading their stories, we know that through effort and practice of the Buddha’s teachings, we too can gain liberation.

(By Tsem Rinpoche) The 84 Mahasiddhas represent all those who have, within a single lifetime, attained direct realization of the Buddha's teachings.

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Parnashavari the Forest Goddess: Healer of Contagious Diseases invoked at Tibetan Tantric religious gatherings. Associated with the Shavari tribe of ancient India, she wears a garland and skirt of thatched leaves. Central Tibet; 19th C. Pigments on cloth.

Parnashavari the Forest Goddess: Healer of Contagious Diseases invoked at Tibetan Tantric religious gatherings. Associated with the Shavari tribe of ancient India, she wears a garland and skirt of thatched leaves.