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Video: Shakyamuni Buddha Mantra 1 Hour in Sanskrit: Blessings and Vast Merit Accumulation & Auspiciousness

The Sacred Sanskrit Syllables of Shakyamuni Gautama Buddha's mantra bring "skies of merit" to any who chant them according to several teaching lineages. LAMA ZOPA RINPOCHE taught, based on the Vinaya text Treasure of Quotations and Logic, that this mantra's “karmic results are multiplied one hundred million times on Buddha Days” such...
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Supporting Members Video: Protection from Every Danger: Green Tara Mantra 2 hours Om Tare Tuttare Ture Svaha

Om Tare Tuttare Ture Svaha is the ultimate activity mantra of the Activity of all the Buddhas. It is a powerful supplication to save us from the 8 fears and dangers to Mother Tara, who is the swift and heroic champion of suffering beings. Tara, the Swift Mother, is known as the...
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Supporting Members Ad-Free Video: Tara’s 4 Activities Sanskrit Dharani 2 Full Hours of: Peace, Magnetizing, Enriching, Wrath

Lord Atisha transmitted teachings he received directly from Tara. The short Dharani, otherwise called the "mantra praise" invokes the White pacifying, Red enchanting, Yellow enriching and Black wrathful activities of the 21 Taras. Here, in this video, we present this cycle for 2 hours, the equivalent of reciting the 21 Taras Dharani...
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Chintachakra White Wish-Granting Wheel Tara: The All-in-One Mother of Buddhas in Vajrayana Buddhism – Her Significance, Mantra and Why Her Practice is Essential

Chitachakra Wish-Granting White Tara with a rainbow aura of colors representing the five activities and protective tents.
Chintachakra White Wish-Granting Wheel Tara: The All-in-One Mother of Buddhas in Vajrayana Buddhism - Her Significance, Mantra and Why Her Practice is Essential 1
Frequently referred to as Chintachakra White Wish-Granting Wheel Tara or simply White Tara, this embodiment of sublime enlightenment beautifully encapsulates all five key activities and wisdoms of the Buddha Families: pacifying,...
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Intention and Supplication Mantras in Buddhism: Why are Activity Mantras different from Praise Mantras, Citing Longchenpa and Lord Atisha

Why are supplication mantras, such as the activity mantras of the 21 Taras more effective for problems than general praise mantras? How do we actually make a specific supplication to a Buddha or our Yidam or Guru? In this feature, we'll explain how supplication mantras work, and why, with teachings from the...
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Video: White Tara Mantra 2 Hour in Sanskrit: Healing, Long Life, Blessing, Auspiciousness

"White Arya Tara, from among the 21 Taras, frees practitioners from untimely death. It is truly possible to extend the span of one’s life by practicing White Tara and this will be very beneficial for one’s Dharma practice." wrote Venerable Lama Phuntsock. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNEFX3Vv7Zk   The practice can be as simple as...
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Video: 21 Taras Five Activities Dharani Praise in Sanskrit 1 Hour: Pacifying, Enriching, Magnetizing, Wrath

Tara emanates in 21, 108 and 1008 Forms -- suited to each individual's needs, obstacles, problems and dangers. Even within the 21 Taras, there are four big systems of Taras, of which Surya Gupta is the most exotic and active. Tara appears in the five colors -- White for Pacifying Black for...
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Video: Supplicating Activity Mantras and 21 Taras Mantras: as Taught by Longchenpa and Padmasambhava

Why are supplication mantras, such as the activity mantras of the 21 Taras more effective for problems than general praise mantras? How do we actually make a specific supplication to a Buddha or our Yidam or Guru? We’ll explain how supplication mantras work, and why. We’ll demonstrate with teachings from the great...
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Supporting Members Ad-Free Video: White Tara Mantra 2 Hour in Sanskrit: Healing, Long Life, Blessing, Auspiciousness

According to Venerable Lama Phuntsock:"White Arya Tara, from among the 21 Taras, frees practitioners from untimely death. It is truly possible to extend the span of one’s life by practicing White Tara and this will be very beneficial for one’s Dharma practice."The practice can be as simple as chanting her mantra, while...
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Supporting Member Ad-Free Video: Supreme Healing Dharani 1 Hour Medicine Buddha Long Sutra Dharani in Sanskrit beautifully chanted

The Sutra-delivered Dharani of Medicine Buddha, transmitted directly by Buddha, is famous for healing, especially when chanted in the original Sutra Sanskrit. The Dharani (transliterated and in Devangari) is: Namo bhagavate bhaiṣajyaguru vaiḍūryaprabharājāya tathāgatāya arhate samyaksambuddhāya tadyathā oṃ bhaiṣajye bhaiṣajye mahābhaiṣajya samudgate svāhā नमो भगवते भैषज्यगुरु वैडूर्यप्रभराजाय तथागताय अर्हते सम्यक्सम्बुद्धाय तद्यथा ओं...
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Supporting Members Ad-Free Video: Supplicating Activity Mantras and 21 Taras Mantras: as Taught by Longchenpa and Padmasambhava

Why are supplication mantras, such as the activity mantras of the 21 Taras more effective for problems than general praise mantras? How do we actually make a specific supplication to a Buddha or our Yidam or Guru? We'll explain how supplication mantras work, and why. We'll demonstrate with teachings from the great...
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Supporting Members Ad-Free Video: 21 Taras Five Activities Dharani Praise in Sanskrit 1 Hour: Pacifying, Enriching, Magnetizing, Wrath

Tara emanates in 21, 108 and 1008 Forms -- suited to each individual's needs, obstacles, problems and dangers. Even within the 21 Taras, there are four big systems of Taras, of which Surya Gupta is the most exotic and active. Tara appears in the five colors -- White for Pacifying, Black for...
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Buddha Weekly’s Special Section

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.
Karma Mother

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.

Tara 6 Tara Victorious Over Three Worlds Trailokya Vijaya Tara.
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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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