Tara is actually the perfection of wisdom, and she is the mother of all the Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Shravakas, and Pratyeka Buddhas. This wisdom is actually beyond any forms or signs or descriptions. But out of great compassion, in order to help sentient beings, she appears in a physical form that is the Tara. The word Tara means “Saviour” or “One Who Saves”.
Why Tara is called as the female Buddha?
There are male and female Buddhas .
The White Tara is one of the 21 forms of Tara and is often given as a gift to Gurus, to wish them a long life and hence guide their disciples for longer.
The lotus that she holds, represents that all the qualities of an enlightened being are present in her. With her 7 eyes, she sees reality without samsaric influence and creates compassion through love, joy, equanimity, and compassion.
The White Tara is an extremely popular motif and makes .