Month: June 2017

green tara, nepal, buddhism, collections, moesgaard, anthropology, archaeology

Green Tara: The Mother of Liberation

She is beautiful. She is the ‘mother of liberation’. She is Green Tara. Tara is a Buddhist tantric meditation deity, and she takes many forms. One of the most widely known forms is the Green Tara, who is known as the Buddha of enlightened activity. […]

shoes, tuxen, harem, turkey, ethnography, mnoesgaard, museum, collections

In Other Shoes: Turkish Harem Shoes

Previously, has showcased shoes from the wonderful shoe collection made by Søren L. Tuxen, zoologist and shoe enthusiast. You can read about him in our previous post here: In his collection of almost 250 pairs are shoes and other footwear from all over […]

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