Green Tara is considered the most accessible goddess. She has one foot coming down from her lotus as if to say “You need me? Here I come.” Tara represents the fundamental female aspect of the universe, which gives birth to warmth, compassion and relief from bad karma. She engenders, nourishes and has profound sympathy for all living beings and acts to relieve suffering wherever she can. Tara protects at our time of greatest fear, during both the physical night and while we exist in the darkness of our ignorance.
Faith Stone approaches carving and painting Buddhas and Bodhisattvas as a meditative sadhana. The idea is that the artist creates an environment for the deity to move in. The artwork no longer belongs to the artist, it belongs to the deity. Practicing sadhana with sacred art is incredibly helpful for the aspirant.
Medium: mokuhanga woodblock, hand-rubbed onto Japanese Kozo paper using a bamboo baren, original hand-painted woodblock. Not a digital reproduction.
Titled, numbered and signed by the artist.
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