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Video: Mother Tara’s powerful activity mantra 108 times — saving from the eight great dangers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v5O9YAeNw8   Green Tara is famous for her windy activity, sweeping to the rescue of sentient beings, with the force and speed of a hurricane. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Female Buddhas represent Wisdom. For this reason, she is described as the mother of all the Buddhas. Tara represents the unique and awesome intersection...
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Member ad-free video: Mother Tara’s powerful activity mantra — saving from the eight great dangers

Green Tara is famous for her windy activity, sweeping to the rescue of sentient beings, with the force and speed of a hurricane. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Female Buddhas represent Wisdom. For this reason, she is described as the mother of all the Buddhas. Tara represents the unique and awesome intersection of Activity...
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Member Early Access: Podcast — Advance Podcast: Mother Tara — Powerful Mantras of Activity and Protection

Om Tare Tuttare Ture Svaha Green Tara is famous for her windy activity, sweeping to the rescue of sentient beings, with the force and speed of a hurricane. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Female Buddhas represent Wisdom. For this reason, she is described as the mother of all the Buddhas. Tara represents the unique...
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Guru Rinpoche teaching Lady Yeshe Tsogyal: on Taking Refuge “an end to birth and death”

To celebrate Guru Rinpoche Day — this month on November 3 — it is traditional to Take Refuge, and chant Guru Rinpoche's mantra: Om Ah Hum Vajra Guru Padma Siddhi Hum. [See embedded video of the mantra beautifully chanted below.] For a special section on Guru Rinpoche with many features and articles...
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How Tara Buddha saved my life — appearing beside my hospital bed

Four weeks ago, I took what I thought was a routine heart stress test — only to be rushed to the hospital by ambulance halfway through my test.  A few days later, I would see Tara standing beside my hospital bed. I wasn't even going to do the stress test — but...
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A Light to the World — Celebrate Buddha’s Descent from Heaven on Lhabab Duchen: merit multiplied ten million times

Light a candle to celebrate the light that came into our world as Gautama Buddha, the Enlightened One. November 15, 2022 — the 22nd day of the ninth lunar month — marks Lhabab Duchen in Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the day we celebrate Buddha's "descent to earth from Heaven."
A Light to the World — Celebrate Buddha's Descent from Heaven on Lhabab Duchen: merit multiplied ten million times 1
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Long-Life Buddha Uṣṇīṣavijayā — Victorious Crown Ushnisha Vijaya and Her Dharani create the conditions for longevity, good health and auspiciousness

Ushnisha Vijaya, also known as Namgyelma in Tibetan, is one of the most beloved and widely practiced buddhas in Vajrayana Buddhism. She represents the epitome of physical health, vitality, and longevity and her practices are highly recommended for increasing these qualities in ourselves. As we continue to recite her mantras and engage...
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Song of Enlightenment by Master Yonglia — going beyond all dualisms, theories, names, forms, preferences and aversions.

Song of Enlightenment[1]— Commentary The Song of Enlightenment is a concise treatise of about 1800 words, written in literary verse by Master Yongjia (Yōka Genkaku, in Japanese)[2].  It is a long poem, somewhat difficult to understand, yet filled with profound insights about the nature of reality, Buddhist theory and practice.  It is...
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Featured Healing Videos: 14 Buddha Weekly meditation, visualization, mantra and practice videos on Youtube

This extraordinary video playlist includes many healing topics in Buddhism including: Medicine Buddha visualizations and mantras, White Tara visualization, Tonglen practices, Black Manjushri healing meditation, La Gug practice, Vajrapani Hayagriva King Garuda healing, Hayagriva, and others. Don't miss these. Bookmark to keep handy. Please like and subscribe. Normal health disclaimer: please always...
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The Disease Specialist: Black Manjushri Practice Has a Reputation for Successfully Helping Victims of the Most Dangerous Diseases

When all is well with the world, and you're in peak health, it's probably enough to eat well, exercise, and see a family doctor once a year. But, if that annual doctor's visit brings dreaded news, a diagnosis of a serious disease or condition, your doctor will probably refer to a specialist....
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Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha — the face of Love; the loving friend of all sentient beings

Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha — the face of Love; the loving friend of all sentient beings Why is Maitreya Bodhisattva, the Future Buddha, the face of love? Why does his name translate as "friend" — and more precisely, loving friend? His Bodhisattva name also translates as "just love." Why have so...
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Dhaniya Sutta — “Go ahead and rain” Dhaniya the Cattleman: a mystical message meaningful in today’s stressful world

Among the most poetic and beautiful of Suttas, is the Dhaniya Sutta, which at times seems like a Greek Drama in verse, or the song of a great Troubadour. It is unique amongst the Suttas, and widely published, translated, and respected. In the Dhaniya Sutta, we see a brilliantly juxtapositioned narrative —...
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Tara, Mother of all Buddhas

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Loving face of the Mother of All Buddhas Green Tara. Detail from art by Ben Christian.
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How does Tara Help?

Tara, like any Mother, is ready to jump to our aid, even in mundane areas of life. She is the “practical Buddha” — the “Karma Mother” — the Buddha most active in our lives. Her Sanskrit name translates as “a star by which to navigate” — and like a star, she is always with us whenever we look for her.

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21 Taras Mantra Video Playlist

An entire playlist of every one of the mantras for the 21 Taras. Don't miss the amazing Tara mantra chanting of Yoko Dharma for the each Tara of the 21 Taras according to Surya Gupta lineage. One video with many repetitions and visualized images for each Tara. The final video is the English-translated 21 Praises to Tara sung in English.

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