Sitatapatra is the female counterpart to Avalokiteshvara, and she protects her followers and helps them avoid obstacles in their lives. Sitatapatra has 11 heads, 1,000 arms, and 1,000 legs. Sitatapatra has a third eye in each of her 11 heads. Her name means 'white parasol'. In one hand she holds a dharma wheel, and in the other hand she holds a white parasol. This thangka is mounted on brocade, and it is 34 inches long and 20 inches wide including the brocade. This thangka was made in Nepal.