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Tibetan Thodgal Tigle A meditational rainbow mandala used during Dzogchen initiation in the Nyingma tradition of Vajrayana.

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Green Tara the Bodhisattva of compassionate action who manifests in female form. Tara's name is said to derive from the verb meaning "to cross" or "to traverse". In Tibetan Tara is Drolma which means "She Who Saves".

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Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā) or Ārya Tārā, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. The most widely known forms of Tārā are: Green Tārā, known as the Buddha of enlightened activity White Tārā, also known for compassion, long life, healing and serenity; also known as The Wish-fulfilling Wheel, or Cintachakra

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Karolina Cenko,Vajrayana,Buddhas,Asia

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Chatral Rinpoche (b. 1913) A Dzogchen master saint who spent decades wandering in isolated valleys and mountain retreats, practicing in places associated with past realizers. Thomas Merton met Chatral in 1968 and said if he were ever to return to Asia, Chatral would be his lama. This heart student of Dudjom Rinpoche is a vegetarian. KPSR received transmission for the entire cycle of terma of the great tertön Lhatsun Namkha Jigme as well as part of the Longchen Nying-thig, from Chatral…

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Khandro Tsering Chödrön (1929-2011), the spiritual wife of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö (1893-1959), was universally acknowledged as one of the foremost female practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism of recent times and was considered to be an emanation of Shelkar Dorje Tso (one of Guru Rinpoche's consorts).

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