the figure seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base, her right foot resting on a smaller lotus, the right hand extended varadamudra, and the left hand held in virtakamudra , wearing a dhoti, and scarf draped across her arms and shoulders, adorned with and finely cast necklaces around the waist and the chest, the head tilted to one side and the face with a serene expression, surmounted by the remains of a flowered tiara, the hair arranged in a tall chignon, the long earlobs adorned with earings, alt. cm 16,
According to myth, Tara was born from a lotus bud arising from a tear of compassion shed by Avalokiteshvara. The story of her origin recounts that she generously gave offerings and prayers to buddhas, bodhisattvas and ordained monks because of her compassion and spirituality. Her powers are associated with overcoming fears, protecting from evil and rescuing from all suffering, she is worshipped as a liberator, from samsara, the earthly realm of birth and rebirth she is revered as the goodess of compassion.