Buddhist Goddess Identification

Rosati dante at POP.INTERPORT.NET
Mon May 8 19:35:57 UTC 2000

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From: Stephen Hodge <s.hodge at PADMACHOLING.FREESERVE.CO.UK>
> The Maha-vairocana-tantra mentions that she holds a three-pronged
> vajra in her hand as her cihna.  There does not seem to be one visible
> in the photo -- but there might have been something originally in her
> left hand that has been lost.  Pity because it might have helped
> precise identification and help with dating.

Her left hand is in vitarka mudra, and it >is< holding something: the stem
of the lotus. The right hand in varada. Thats why it looks like Taaraa to


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