White Umbrella Tara Protection Amulet
This is a square protector amulet with the mantra of Goddess of the White Parasol, Dukar (White Umbrella Tara). This amulet has a small picture of White Umbrella Tara placed above a paper folded into many folds and wrapped by the five element colors Red, Blue, White, Orange and Green.
Dukar, also called Sitatapatra, is a special protective aspect of Tara known as the Goddess of the White Parasol. She has thousand faces, a thousand arms and a thousand legs, representing her omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent nature. She protects all beings from the Eight Great Fears of pride, ignorance, anger, envy, wrong views, avarice, attachment and doubt. These mental factors are called fears because they cause suffering and are therefore to be feared and avoided. Dukar's parasol or umbrella indicates her ability to protect sentient beings from sufferings such as floods, fires, earthquakes and other natural catastrophes, sickness and disease, as well as from interference by spirits and other negative forces.
THE MANTRA: OM SARVA TATHAGATA USHNISHA SHITARA PATRI HUM PHAT
Size: 1.9 x 1.9 inches
Weight: 10 grams