The Goddess as Guide and Protector, or Who Saves. Who offers the ultimate knowledge which gives salvation. She is the goddess of all sources of energy. The energy of the sun is also a grant from her. She manifested as the mother of Lord Shiva after the incident of Samudra manthan to heal him as her child. Tara is of a light blue complexion. She has disheveled hair, wearing a crown decorated with the digit of the half-moon. She has three eyes, a snake coiled comfortably around her throat, wearing the skins of tigers, and a garland of skulls. She is also seen wearing a belt supporting her skirt made of tiger-skin. Her four hands carry a lotus, scimitar, skull and scissors. Her left foot rests on the corpse of Shiva.
|Mahavidya||The power of silence|
|Worship means||To move across the pond of mind & emotion, guided by the savior star that is silence, the void, nada, the primordial sound.|
|Mantra||AING AUNG HRING KRING HUM PHAT|
|Enhances||Hearing the silence of nada (or Aum) behind all sound, inner peace.|