Wednesday, February 27, 2013

White Tara of Buddhism

Tara is the Female deity of the Buddhist Pantheon, and probably the most popular goddess in the Buddhism religon. White Tara is known for education.There are 21 Tara. 3 Tara are popular named Green Tara, White Tara and Red Tara. It is considered that she is the goddess of universal compassion who represents virtuous and enlightened activity. It is believed that Tara is born from tear of Bodhisatwa of Compassion, Avalokiteshwor. She is born from the left and Green Tara from the right. Tara is believed to protect the living beings while they are crossing the Ocean of Existence and Suffering.
 The mantra of White Tara is OM Tare Ture TutareBajra Satu Aa HungWhite Tara  is symbol of perfect purity, with representing transcendent wisdom. The White Tara is represented seated, with legs locked, the soles of the feet turned upward [lotus posture]. She wears the same garments and ornaments as a Bodhisattva, and her hair is abundant and wavy. Her right hand is in 'charity' mudra, and left holding the stem of the full-blown lotus, is in 'argument' mudra. She generally has third eye of foreknowledge, and eyes on the palms of her hands and soles of her feet, symbolizes sensitivity.
 She is also have Mortal base in Historic persons, Tara is known as Bhirkuti, who married to the Great King Srong-tsan-gam-po,   She is married to Tibetan Lamaism believed that Tara is incarnate in all good women of the Nepali and Chinese Princess and credited with introduction of Buddhism to Tibet. Tara holds a very prominent position in Nepal and Tibet.

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