February 01, 2014


Tibetan Women in the Past. Uebach 2005. dGe-slong-ma dPal-mo (bKa’ gdams gsar rnying, p. 42).

The first three Tibetan female models? The first statue of Tāra (sGrol-ma) was modelled according to lCog-ro-bza’ lHa-bu-sman and of Mārīcī (’Od-zer-can) according to lCog-ro Nu-chung. The two were reportedly the most beautiful girls of the land. See bsTan-pa-rab-brtan’s Bris bur gnyis kyi ’byung ba mdo tsam brjod pa (p. 30).

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