Guru Shakti

What is Tara Mahavidya - Significance, Dhyan & Mantra


तारा  महाविद्या
Tara Mahavidya


Tara  means rescuer is the second of Dasa Mahavidyas. Mainly Tara is a form of Durga or Parvati. Tara is the Sakti who ferrys Her devotees across  the worldly ocean. She protects Her devotees from Daihika (relating to body), Daivika (relating to destiny) and
Bhautika (relating to worldly affairs).

She is the most benevolent mother who constantly liberates the distressed souls, wandering in many different Yonis or life forms.
Tara is described as a giver of siddhis  (supernatural powers), a rescuer from all troubles. Tara is  a granter of all desires and rewards,
 including ultimate knowledge and moksha (salvation). 

Her worship is also prescribed for those who wish to defeat their foes & to acquire abundance. Her worship is also prescribed for those who wish to gain gold & money in life.

Tara Dhyan 

Pratyaaleedd Padaaarpitaam-ghrishavhrid Ghoraattahaasaa Paraaa.
Khadagendeevarkartri Kharparbhujaa Hoonkaarbeejodbhavaa.
Kharvaaneel Vishaalapingal Jataajooteikanaageiryutaa.
Jaadayam Nyasya Kapaalike Trijagataam Hantyugrataaraa Swayam.

Tara is described as seated in the pratyalidha asana, on the heart of a corpse, supreme, laughing horribly, holding cleaver, blue lotus, dagger and bowl, uttering the mantra Hum, coloured blue, her hair braided with serpents, the Ugratara. She bestows all supernatural powers. 

तारा मंत्र
ऐं ॐ ह्रीं स्त्रीं हुं फट् 

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Some Useful Links
Neelmani Tara Mantra to Fulfill your Wishes
Tara Pratyangira Kavach
Mahavidya Tara Shatnaam Stotra
Tara Beej Mantra ND Shrimali




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