The Tara thangkas come from the ‘Prayers to the twenty-one Taras,’ wherein their distinct features, iconography, practice method, and benefits are described. Taras are very auspicious deities that one prays to for luck, good health, wealth, and prosperity, to overcome obstacles, to be protected from different forces of evils, and whatnot. The most popular ones are White Tara and Green Tara. They are all portrayed as peaceful deities.