Buddha Aspects, Meditation Deities, Celestial Buddhas

Praises to 21 Tara

In Buddhism this principle is represented by the female Buddha Mother Tārā. It is Tārā who reveals herself in different forms and qualities of the enlightened mind, helping us to overcome all fears and difficulties on the way. One of the root texts in the Tibetan Buddhism, practiced in all four traditions is “Praises to the 21 Tārā”. And the 21 forms of Tara are

Tara - Mother of Tibetan Buddhism

Tārā (Sanskrit: तारा, Tārā; Tib. སྒྲོལ་མ, Drolma), the female Buddha, is considered the other most revered Bodhisattva in Tibetan Buddhism, next only to Chenrezig. In Tibetan Buddhism it is believed that Tārā practice was given by Buddha Śākyamuni together with the Vajrayāna teachings about the Nature of the Mind and Buddhist tantra. According to the story Tārā was a young princess living in the past

Dorje Sempa purification mantra

Probably the best purification practice, according to Tibetan Buddhism, is meditation on Dorje Sempa and repetition of his mantra. This is also the second part of the preliminary practices in all four traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Dorje Sempa (in Tibetan: Dorje Sempa, Sanskrit: Vajrasattva) or how we often call him in english – Diamond Mind – is considered a Boddhisattva in Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions.

Chenrezig - our compassionate friend!

The mantra of Chenrezig is probably the most popular Buddhist mantra in the world. It has been repeated by every Mahāyāna Buddhist in the world disregarding all other possible differences. Chenrezig is always ready to come and help. These are the 6 syllables which prevent rebirth into the 6 realms of cyclic existence. It translates literally as "OM the jewel in the lotus HUM"

Who is Red Zambala in Buddhism

In this article I will tell you what means Zambala (or sometimes pronounced also Jambhala or Dzambala). If you were wondering who is Zambala in Tibetan Buddhism, and why this website is named Red Zambala, I will tell you. Zambala in Tibetan Buddhism is commonly regarded as a God of Wealth.