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Tara Puja Day

Wednesday, July 26, 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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Green Tara (left) is similar to Chittamani Tara (right). In fact they are the same being, but differ in visualization. Green Tara normally...
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Choekhor Duchen

Friday, July 21, 2023 Choekhor Duch, also called Chokhor Duch celebrates the First Teaching of Buddha — the first turning of the Dharma. Of the four Holy Days dedicated to Shakyamuni Buddha each year,  Chokhor Duchen, the “First Teaching” celebration — the first turning of the Wheel of Dharma — is the...
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New Moon

Monday, July 17, 2023
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Dakini Day and Tsog

Wednesday, July 12, 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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H.H. Dalai Lama’s birthday!

July 6, 2023 With kindness that shines like a beacon to the world, His Holiness the Dalai Lama celebrates his birthday on July 6th. Born July 6, 1935 (Wood Pig year, 5th month, 5th day), His Holiness has been recognized with the Nobel Peace Price, Congressional Gold Medal and countless other international...
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Full Moon

Monday, July 3, 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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Asala — Dharma Day

Monday, July 3, 2023 Asalha (or Asala) Puja is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the month of Āsādha. It is celebrated in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Laos, Myanmar and in countries with Theravada Buddhist populations. Asalha Puja Day also marks the...
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Birthday Ven. Zasep Rinpoche

Saturday, July 1, 2023 Happy Birthday and long life wishes to Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche! Also, Happy Canada Day! Venerable Zasep Rinpoche's long life prayer written by His Holiness Trijang Rinpoche, in video and musically chanted form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yubz2meL1TQ&t=4s   About Venerable Zasep Rinpoche on Buddha Weekly>>  
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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.

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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