According to the Hindu Mythology, goddess Tara
is the Feminine Goddess model. Goddess Tara manages the criminal, the Earth and
Heavens, birth, love and war, death and regeneration, the seasons, the entire
creature that lives and grows in Moon cycles. She is an attractive looking deity
whose favorite animals are the sow, mare, owl and raven. Tara is the Sanskrit
word which means "star", the second of the Dasha (ten) Mahavidyas or "Great
Wisdom (Goddesses)", Tantric appearance of Mahadevi, Kali or Parvati. Goddess
Tara or Arya Tara is a female Bodhisattva related with Tibetan Buddhism. Goddess
Tara is considered as the "mother of liberation" and shows the virtues of
success in work and achievements. Goddess Tara is seen as Mahatara, the supreme
creator and mother of all the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. She is only one goddess
who is common in Buddhism, Jainism, and particularly, Tibetan Lamaism as well.
She manifests asceticism, mysticism, & a protector of humanity.
Goddess Tara is also known by various names as: Green Tara, White Tara, Red
Tara, Black Tara, Yellow Tara, Blue Tara & Cittamani Tara. In Hindu epic
Ramayana, Tara is stands for the name of Vali's queen. Vali is the monkey king
who is killed by Rama, at the request of his brother Sugriva.