Who is the Tara Maa?
What is the story of Maa Tara?
She is the feminine counterpart of the bodhisattva (“buddha-to-be”) Avalokiteshvara. According to popular belief, she came into existence from a tear of Avalokiteshvara, which fell to the ground and formed a lake. Out of its waters rose up a lotus, which, on opening, revealed the goddess.
Is Tara a Durga?
Tara is the second of the ten great wisdom goddesses (dasa mahavidyas). In tantric traditions, she may be considered an incarnation of Durga, Parvati or Mahadevi.Jul 11, 2018
How many types of Tara MAA are there?
There are many forms of Tārā, including various popular lists of 21 different emanations of Tārā.