Noble Tārā

Research and Translations

THE ‘CENSORED’ TARA: POWERFUL PASSION VS PRUDISH PURITY. Depictions of women in Buddhist art and literature and the sexual objectification, denigration and censorship of women’s biology and nakedness

NEW ART REVIEW: 15th Century Tibetan Tārā with the ‘Roman nose’

LADY WITH THE FLOWER: NOBLE TĀRĀ AND THE GYALWANG KARMAPAS. Overview of Karmapas’ works on Tārā and first translation of Tārā Supplication by 16th Karmapa

The Eyes Of Tārā by Jonang Ngawang Lodro Dragpa

The Melodious Tune that Accomplishes All Aims; Supplication Praise to Noble Tārā’s root mantra by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

White Tāra

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Praise to White Tārā: Precious One who Increases Life-Power and Primordial Wisdom’ by the First Dalai Lama, Gendun Drub

THE IMMEASURABLE ROOT LIFE-FORCE; OF ALL DEITIES AND SAMAYA: White Tārā teaching by 8th Garchen Rinpoche (April 2021)

 ‘Actually Realising’ White Tārā Daily Practice by 13th Karmapa

White Tārā Concise Daily Practice by 8th Karmapa, Mikyo Dorje

White Tārā‘s syllables that avert catastrophes and obstacles by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo.

White Tārā commentary by 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche on sadhana by HE Tenga Rinpoche. Personal oral transmission and direct instruction on the text by HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche.  Free download here.

Green Tārā

GREEN TARA OF THE ‘BEYOND SUFFERING’; ACACIA FOREST (Sengdeng Nagki) AND THE FIVE DEITY TARA MANDALA OF FIRST KARMAPA: Overview of Green Tārā origin and lineage and new translation of Five Deity Green Tārā short daily practice from 1st Karmapa;s ‘Five sets of Five

Twenty-One Tārās

21 Tara thangka by 17 Karmapa

PRAISES TO TĀRĀ! TWENTY-ONE TĀRĀ BLESSINGS IN BODH GAYA FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE. Empowerment by HH 14th Dalai Lama, introduction to the four main traditions of twenty-one Tārās and ‘The Explicit and Secret Aspects’ of Tārā commentary by Jetsun Tāranātha

The Explicit and Hidden Aspects of Tārā: Commentary on 21 Tārās by Jetsun Tāranātha. Free download here only for those with Tārā and Kālacakra empowerments.

Jonang Tārā sadhanas: ‘The Four Mandala Offering to Definitive Tārā’ and the ‘Eyes of Tārā’. Free download here.

These texts are for free use and download, copyright and publishing rights reserved by the writer, translator and publisher, Adele Tomlin/Dakini Publications.