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White Tara

White Tara brings protection, long life and peace. White Tara is known as Sitatara, Her seven eyes representing all-seeing compassion. In addition to the eyes in their usual place on Her face, She has another on Her forehead, two on the palms of Her hands, and two on the soles of Her feet. Her right hand is shown in the mudra (ritual hand-gesture) of boon-giving, while Her left hand banishes fear. Cited from website: White Tara. white Tara is the image of purity and the symbol of transcendent wisdom. Her emblem is the white lotus, its petals open. http://www.brown.edu/Research/BuddhistTempleArt/TibetanArt7.html
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