White Tara, like her sister Green Tara, arose from the compassionate tears of Chenrezig and, as the embodiment of enlightened activity, is the mother of all buddhas. She has eyes in the palms of her hands and the soles of her feet as well as in the center of her forehead. Like those of 1000-armed Chenrezig, these eyes allow her to look upon all beings in every realm of existence with clear-sighted wisdom and deep compassion. White Tara is specifically associated with practices aimed at lengthening one�s lifespan in order to continue the practice of dharma and to progress further along the path to spiritual fulfillment.
Leslie Rinchen-Wongmo, a Californian who has lived in many places, creates lively stitched silk images.
She developed her skill in four years of apprenticeship to Tibetan craftsmen in India and is one of few non-Tibetans to have mastered their traditional textile art.
Leslie has always loved working with fabric and colors as well as working on herself, so it gives her great pleasure to be able to create inspiring images of personal transformation from pieces of colorful fabrics. All the better when those images also inspire others!
She studied design at the University of California in Santa Cruz and continues to broaden her education with art and textile studies in California and Europe. She is a member of the American Craft...
Shop with Confidence (Fine Art America Return Policy)
Our return policy is very simple:
If you're not happy with a purchase that you made on FineArtAmerica.com, for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days of the order date. As soon as it arrives, we'll issue a full refund for the entire purchase price. Please note - Fine Art America does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.