Taras are powerful enlightened angelic spirits who serve all beings on their path to ascension and enlightenment, guiding us to walk the ways of compassion. Taras have many names in different traditions. ?rya T?r?, or White Tara, also known as Jetsun Dölma, is a female bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism, and as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. She is also known as Tara Bosatsu or Du?luó Púsà. Kuan Yin is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion is known as the "Goddess of Mercy” or “Goddess of Compassion” in English. The Chinese name means "The One Who Perceives the Sounds of the World”. The Mantra of the White Tare: O TARE TUTTARE TURE SVAH? Translates as: "Illustrious Tara! Praises to thee! Please be aware of me and grant me your excellent aspirations! Teach and guide me to enlightenment." Each piece is intricately hand-carved into perfection. Overview: -Unisex -Unique design -100% Handmade -Durable -High quality materials Materials: Bone, high quality brass, rainbow moonstone. Measurements: 5.5cm tall X 3.25cm wide.