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Ushnishavijaya Healing & Long Life Mantra 108 times beautifully chanted

Ushnisha Vijaya (Tibetan: གཙུག་གཏོར་རྣམ་རྒྱལ་མ།) or Tsuktor Namgyelma, is one of the most beloved and widely practiced Buddhas in Mahayana Buddhism.   She represents the epitome of physical health, vitality, and longevity. Her practices are highly recommended for increasing these qualities in ourselves. The practice can be as simple as chanting her mantra...
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2023: Celebrating the Lunar: Special “moon” dates for Buddha Dharma Practice including Buddha Days, Tsog, Medicine Buddha, Tara

Most special days in Buddhist Practices tend to align on lunar calendars. Buddha's birthday, for example, varies on the Western calendar year-to-year. (Dates below are updated to 2023!) Losar, or Tibetan New Year, is celebrated on the Lunar calendar. The most important days of the entire year are typically the "Buddha Days"...
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Full Moon

Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Sunday, February 5, 2023 Full moon is meritorious for most practices, especially Medicine Buddha, Tara and Amitabha. Also good for Naga Puja. About Medicine Buddha
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Guru Dorje Drollo Day

Friday, December 22, 2023 One of Guru Padmasambhava's manifestations
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Tara Puja Day

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 Lunar 8th Day, recurs monthly Lunar 8th day recommended for all practices, and especially Medicine Buddha and Tara. Learn more    
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New Moon

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
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Bodhi Day — Awakening Day

Friday, December 8, 2023 Bodhi Day is the precious day we celebrate Gautama Shakyamuni Buddha's Enlightenment, primarily in Mahayana Buddhist traditions.  Although it is, perhaps, the most important day of the Buddhist calendar — celebrating the ultimate goal of the path, Enlightenment — it is a quiet day in most traditions. It...
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Dakini Day and Tsog

Thursday, December 7, 2023 Lunar 25th Day. Dakini Tsog (Tsok) is always offered and celebrated on the 25th day of each lunar month in Vajrayana Buddhist traditions, celebrating the feminine energy of wisdom, and is a commitment for Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners — especially sacred for practitioners of Vajrayogini or Chittamani Tara....
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Lama Tsongkhapa Day

December 7, 2023, Ganden Ngamchoe Paranirvana Day On the Tibetan Calendar Month 10, 25th Day, year 2150 is the day we celebrate and honor the great Enlightened Being Lama Tsongkhapa — the anniversary of his Paranirvana! Traditionally a day of light offerings, there are many other practices one can do to celebrate,...
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Buddha Weekly’s Special Section

Tara, Mother of all Buddhas

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.
Tara on YouTube

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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