Buddha-Aspects, Meditation Deities, Heavenly Buddhas

Praises to 21 Tara

The ultimate nature is often described as our true Mother. It is she who gives birth to and develops our own enlightened mind. In Buddhism this principle is represented by the female Buddha Mother Tara. It is Tara 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...

Tara - Mother of Tibetan Buddhism

Tara (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 Tara practice was given by Buddha Shakyamuni together with the Vajrayana teachings about the Nature of the Mind and buddhist tantra. It bacame very popular in India and later with the Guru Rinpoche was brought...

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 Mahayana Buddhist in the world disregarding all other possible differences. In third century BC the Indian king Ashoka was sending his messengers across the all Indian subcontinent from the present day Afghanistan in the north to the Greece in the south to engrave it in...

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.