Tara La bienveillante, l'énergie de la compassion féminine

Tara Bodhisattva is a Buddhist goddess of love, that of benevolence and protection. She is revered for being the Mother of Buddha. According to the writings, Tara would emerge from a Lotus flower blooming with a tear from the frontal eye of Bodhisattva Avalokitésvara.

Tara is the image of a protective and caring mother

Tara Bodhisattva is one of the popular deities in Hindu spiritualism and Buddhism. The immensity and wisdom of Tara has crossed Eastern religions and cultures.

Tara Bodhisattva, historical

Among the Hindus, Tara made its first appearance in the 6th century. She is worshiped as Shakti, the wife of Avalokitésvara. Among Buddhists, the cult of Tara became popular in the 11th century. Tara is considered the embodiment of feminine compassion. It is the refuge of Buddhists, sought for its external and internal protection. Tara gives her blessing during spiritual elevation.

Female guide, she is consulted to perfect personal development and to improve studies. Her feminine appearance proves that enlightenment could be achieved by women as well. This light relates to feminine characters: lenient and benevolent.
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Tara Bodhisattva, characteristics

Tara Bodhisattva is the most popular deity in Tibet. It is omnipresent responding to practitioners in a cult as well as those in captivity. During initiation, Tara releases an energy of compassion within each Initiate. This goddess is represented in several forms, attributed according to the needs of the faithful. Tara also takes on different colors and each color will have its meaning.

Essentially, Tara Bodhisattva will have 21 forms, of different positions and various colors. Tara will have serene features, as she could have irritated attributes. Her role is often compared to the Madonna in Rome; Buddhists do not feel offended by this connection. This Buddhist goddess of love precisely symbolizes maternal compassion. Wife and mother, her great wisdom translates into unconditional love. In action, Tara delivers physical dangers with her miraculous powers. Deity of meditation, Tara Bodhisattva is among the most revered Yidam.

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Tara in all her shapes and colors

Tara Bodhisattva appears in several forms as a Buddhist goddess. The 21 different forms of Tara are distinguished by their color and their position. Each performance of Tara releases an energy that is characteristic of her. Friend, savior, she is above all the Mother of Wisdom. She is always available to help all who call upon her. All shapes and colors retain the feminine features of the goddess.


However, these representations can have peaceful or furious expressions. Some of these forms are frequently used for meditation. In statuettes or paintings, Tara is present everywhere and at all times. She is the main figure of the Buddha.

Tara Bodhisttava, the emblematic female figure of Boudhha

Among Buddhists, it is venerated by both monks and lay people. 6 figures of the Tara Bodhisattva are the most invoked, in temples or among practitioners.

The Green Tara

The Green Tara, also called Shyamatara, is the original Tara. This is the most common figure of Tara. She is depicted in a seated position. It is characterized by the crystal between the two eyes and two Lotus flowers between the two hands. The color green is the most important symbol of greatness and compassion. Green Tara meditation provides access to protection against internal and external dangers. It is invoked to combat bad vibes such as pride, hatred and jealousy. She is also the protector against real dangers, including floods, thieves, fire or prison.

The White Tara


The White Tara, also called Vajradhatvisvari, is one of the most popular. She is recognized by her sitting cross-legged position, holding a lotus stem in her right hand. It is also represented by the form Cintācakra, the Wheel that grants wishes. He is the deity of Long Life, Healing and Serenity. Invoking it allows you to transform negative energy into positive energy. Meditation with White Tara can be practiced for oneself or for those around you. People who are prone to depression or who are recovering are the most likely to invoke his compassion.

The Black Tara

The Black Tara Mantra represents that which provides assistance in crossing the ocean of Samsara. When seated, his right leg is extended with a regal posture. His right hand on the knee conveys permission. The Black Tara symbolizes the power that fights against evil spirits, as well as the illnesses associated with them. This is the Tara of Power.

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The Red Tara

The Red Tara or Kurukulle, is the symbol of the destruction of illusion. It is also the representation of the spirit of discernment. The meditation near the Red Tara gives access to the transmutation of desire. She wears a crown of five skulls which represent the five perfections. Its red color reflects its enchanting and magnetizing magical power. The Red Tara embodies passionate love with its attractive power. She transmits the power of this positive attraction to the beings who revere her.

The Yellow Tara

The Yellow Tara, assimilated to Vasundhara invokes the energy of wealth and prosperity. She is the Tara adored by those who fight against poverty. She guides the disciples in generosity. It also provides patience and joy in effort. In order to achieve fortune, Yellow Tara tempers negative inclinations such as greed, distraction or laziness. The search for prosperity is not only about the development of material life, it also concerns spiritual life. Meditations can be directed towards oneself or towards others.

The Blue Tara

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The Blue Tara, often identified with Ekajati, is the Fierce Tara among Buddhists. The Blue Tara symbolizes the transmutation of anger. It also helps in the release of obstacles. With her dynamic attitude, she evokes power. She is assigned the role of assistant to the Green Tara. The Blue Tara can be presented with four to twenty-four arms.

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Quelqu’un peut me dire tous les 21 mantras de tara ? Je ne connais que Om tare Tutare tare Soha.

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