Tara and Tibetan Buddhism: The Emergence of the Feminine Divine
... her head, creating an usniska, a protrusion seen as a mark of enlightenment. Her hair is
also flowing down onto her shoulders, showing the “boundless freedom of uncontrived,
intrinsic awareness.” (Chagdud Khandro 28) She is adorned with a crown, earrings,
necklaces, bracelets, armlets, anklets, and ...