(12921_sl.tif) Lama Yeshe painting Tara, Kopan Monastery, Nepal, 1976. Lama Yeshe sent Max Mathews to buy a large Tara statue in Kathmandu, which was eventually placed in a glass-fronted house on a pedestal overlooking a triangular pond that was built under the ancient bodhi tree in front of the gompa, Kopan Monastery, Nepal. Photo by Peter Iseli.