Healing with Tara (Star) , feminine energy of Yin.- https://www.facebook.com/anitalennox108/
Yin is the feminine aspect of Yang and is inward, it is one side of balance and is associated with earth, moon, water, space, matter and darkness. Yin is in opposition to , interdependent of, mutually consumptive and intertransformational to that of Yang, her masculine counterpart. Respresenting the duality of the universe and the world around us. Tara is equated with the Yin aspect of this balance. Tara mantra helps us to be strong, independent and able to tackle a challenge effectively. Tara mantra helps build confidence, resilience and focus on the task ahead. This female Bodhisattva in Tibetan Buddhism is known as the ‘Mother of Liberation’ – she represents success at work and achievement. From the Mahayana tradition she respresents the personification of Buddhist methods. The Buddhist and Hindu mantra ‘Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha’ means ‘Oh Tara, I pray, oh swift one, so be it’. She represents compassion and action, Green Tara is known as the Nepalese princess in Tibet, (Bhrikuti) and White Tara is known as a Chinese princess (Wencheng). She is considered a hindu, a Tibetan goddess and a saviouress. She offers protection against, ignorance, anger, jealousy, wrong view, miserliness, attachment and deluded doubts. White Tara (Saraswati) equates with longevity – appeases illness and grants long life. Tara is normally practiced on the 8th of each month. She crosses the oceon of existence. metaphorically. She is a forest goddess and a Star, “dweller in the Khadira forest” and is assoicated with ‘plant life, flowers, trees and wind’. Her pure land is Mount Potala. Mother of mercy and compassion. She is a dakini of playfulness. She laughs at self rightousness and plays pranks on those who lack respect for the feminine.
A meditation would normally include: a breathing meditation – then a meditation on the form of tara – a focus on your issue or problem – a mantra resitation – and a discussion.