Who is Tara?
Tārā is a meditation deity worshiped by practitioners of Buddhism & Hinduism. Practitioners meditate to develop certain inner qualities and to understand the teachings of compassion, loving-kindness, and emptiness. Tārā is also known as a savior, as a heavenly deity who hears the cries of beings experiencing misery in Samara (the cycle of life, death & rebirth).
What is her purpose?
She is known as the Mother of Mercy and Compassion. She is the source, the female aspect of the universe, which gives birth to warmth, compassion and relief from bad karma as experienced by ordinary beings in Samara. She engenders, nourishes, smiles at the vitality of creation, and has sympathy for all beings as a mother does for her children.
As Green Tārā she offers succor and protection from all the unfortunate circumstances one can encounter within the Samsaric world.
As White Tārā she expresses maternal compassion and offers healing to beings who are hurt or wounded, either mentally or psychically.
As Red Tārā she teaches discriminating awareness about created phenomena, and how to turn raw desire into compassion and love.
As Blue Tārā she becomes a protector, who expresses a ferocious, wrathful, female energy whose invocation destroys all Dharmic obstacles and engenders good luck and swift spiritual awakening.
What is the purpose of Tara’sCompassion.Org
Tārā is the expression of divine compassion, which we all need in our life. Life can be hard and on occasions we all need to be succored, healed, loved or protected. We also need a way to learn, share and experience these principles. Kristina (the author) of Tara’s Compassion has been able to drink from a very deep well of knowledge and was inspired to create a place that would support the preservation of mystical practices from throughout the world. It is her hope this website will grow and expand in such a way as to reach devotees of the Divine throughout the globe who thirst for enlightenment.