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[[Image:JKW Tara med2.jpg|frame|The sacred image of White Tara, 'The Wish-Fulfilling Wheel' found in the empowerment room of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's residence, [[The Joyful Grove of Immortal Accomplishment]]]]  
 
[[Image:JKW Tara med2.jpg|frame|The sacred image of White Tara, 'The Wish-Fulfilling Wheel' found in the empowerment room of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's residence, [[The Joyful Grove of Immortal Accomplishment]]]]  
'''White Tara''' (Skt. Sitatārā; Tib. ''Drolkar''; [[Wyl.]] ''sgrol dkar'') — a form of [[Tara]] associated with longevity and one of the [[three deities of long life]]. She is white and has the appearance of a sixteen year old girl. She has three eyes, as well as an eye on each of the palms of her hands and the soles of her feet. Adorned with the [[thirteen ornaments of the perfect sambhogakaya]], her right hand is in the [[gesture of offering]], and her left hand, in the gesture of granting [[refuge]], holds the stem of an [[utpala]] lotus flower which blossoms at the level of her ear. She is seated in the [[vajra posture]] on a moon disk seat, on top of an open white lotus.
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'''White Tara''' (Skt. Sitatārā; Tib. ''Drolkar''; [[Wyl.]] ''sgrol dkar'')— manifestations of tara white in colour. The most well known is [[White Tara Wishfulfilling Wheel]] which is the main deity of the [[Chimé Phakmé Nyingtik]] [[sadhana]] for example.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:43, 20 October 2008

The sacred image of White Tara, 'The Wish-Fulfilling Wheel' found in the empowerment room of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's residence, The Joyful Grove of Immortal Accomplishment

White Tara (Skt. Sitatārā; Tib. Drolkar; Wyl. sgrol dkar)— manifestations of tara white in colour. The most well known is White Tara Wishfulfilling Wheel which is the main deity of the Chimé Phakmé Nyingtik sadhana for example.