Tara is a goddess in Buddhism who embodies boundless compassion. Literally, Tara means "savior". There are twenty-one forms of Tara, the most famous of which are Green Tara and White Tara. The time of appearance of the symbol of Tara is attributed to the I millennium BC. The painting depicts two artists from Kalmykia in the image of White and Green Tara. They are about to begin their mesmerizing dance filled with ancient symbols.