Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"
Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"

Tara Statue - Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - 15cm/6"

Material: Bronze

Origin: Indonesia

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  • Antique Java Style Majapahit Dancing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - Protector & Preserver - 15cm/6"

    Measurements Height 15cm/6"

    An antique Java Style dancing bronze Devi Tara sculpture in the 13th century Majapahit style. A most unusual and appealing pose for this important and well known Bodhisattva.

    In Buddhism, Tara is a Bodhisattva. She is the Goddess of Compassion. Her she is stood on round double lotus petal pedestal which is itself stood on a square pedestal. At the front of the pedestal can be seen a lotus flower bud. Tara holds in her right hand a mandala. The mandala represents an imaginary palace that is contemplated during meditation.

    Her left hand is held in the Teaching mudra. Her right hand raised in front of her chest in the dharmachakra mudra. In sanskrit dharmachakra means the 'Wheel of Dharma'. This mudra symbolises one of the most important moments in the life of Buddha, the occasion when he preached to his companions the first sermon after his Enlightenment in the Deer Park at Sarnath. It therefore denotes the setting into motion of the Wheel of the teaching of the Dharma. In this mudra the thumb and index finger touch at their tips to form a circle. This circle represents the Wheel of Dharma, or in metaphysical terms, the union of method and wisdom. This symbolises generosity.

    She wears a richly bejewelled dhotis and upavitas. Her face has a serene downcast gaze. Tara wears a decorative Javanese style tiara, on her head, in front of her Kirita-Makuta or tall conical crown. This symbolises her control over Positive and Negative attitudes.

    She has an aquiline nose and elongated earlobes with large earrings. A simple halo, typical of the Indonesian style stands behind representing her divinity. The standing sculpture has a wonderful brown malachite patina.

    Provenance: Ex- private Singapore collection. All items are guaranteed to be as described. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all purchases upon request.

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