Tara

At the end of a series and before beginning a new one, I like to create a work that begins by referencing the ancient Buddhist icon of Tara.
I look forward to this time immensely and each is always a joy to work with.
I use traditional 'mudras' with each work and I apply my understanding of the energy associated with each invocation.
My challenge has been to recognise and explore the Tara energy found in women today. I then re-interpret Tara in a contemporary guise.

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A mudrah is a symbolic or ritual gesture in Hinduism and Buddhism.
While some mudras involve the entire body, most are performed with the hands and fingers.