What is a TARA? “Tara Tattoo” interpreted by Shotsie

WHAT IS TARA? Tara, Tibetan Sgrol-ma,  Buddhist saviour-goddess with numerous forms, widely popular in Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia. She is the feminine counterpart of the bodhisattva (“Buddha-to-be”). 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…

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