The Tara decals are 10 cm (just under 4″) in diameter and feature the image of Green Tara. This image of Tara, painted in Indian style, has now become a beloved symbol of Tara’s Triple Excellence program.
Two variations are available: one with a yellow background, one transparent. The transparent decal looks especially wonderful on window glass or any translucent surface and can remind us of the visualization of Tara according to the instructions from the TTE online meditation program: “Tara is see-through like light, not solid and tangible. Imagine that her body is not at all solid, but is clear, vivid and transparent like a rainbow.”
These decals have been consecrated by an assembly of senior lamas and monks of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery on auspicious 8th and 25th days of the lunar month (Tara and Dakini days accordingly) through the ritual practices of Kurukulle (dakini of magnetizing activity) and Lama Norlha (enriching activity).
The stickers are self-adhesive and made of extremely durable, high-grade vinyl that can withstand long exposure outdoors. They are easy to apply and remove from flat surfaces and leave no residue behind when removed carefully.
These decals are not mere decorations. They bear sacred images and mantras, and therefore are to be considered sacred objects. Please treat them with respect, just as you would treat a Buddhist statue or thanka. Do not put them on the floor, do not step over them, and do not place other objects on top of them. Put them in a clean place where they will remind you of your True Nature. “Treating the representations of Body, Speech and Mind with respect and veneration creates a tremendous amount of merit.” – Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche