Tibetan Gau Amulet Case with Green Tara
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Tara (Sanskrit, "star") is a Buddhist savior-goddess especially popular in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia. In Tibet, where Tara is the most important deity, her name is Sgrol-ma, meaning "she who saves." - See more at: http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/deities/tara.htm#sthash.ZFFujYaJ.dpuf
- A Gau is a Tibetan Buddhist amulet container or prayer box, usually made of metal and worn as jewelry. Often, a small glass window appears in the front of the Gau and a small clay God or Goddess image is placed in view.
- Our Gau has the Green Tara, who is the Goddess enabling success in work, achievements and enlightened activities.
- Tara is a Buddhist savior-goddess especially popular in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia, where Tara is the most important deity. Her name is Sgrol-ma, meaning "she who saves" and the "mother of liberation". Tara is also worshipped in Hinduism as a manifestation of the Goddess Parvati.
- Material: finely etched brass cover with a glass window and terracotta image of Goddess Green Tara that fits into a hand hammered copper base container.
- Size : 2 7/16" tall, 2 1/4" wide.
- Origin is Tibet