What does tara mean?

Definitions for taraˈtær ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tara(noun)

    a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century


  1. tara(Interjection)

    goodbye; equivalent to the more geographically widespread tata


  1. Tara

    Tara or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dolma in Tibetan Buddhism, 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. In Japan she is known as Tara Bosatsu, and little-known as Duōluó Púsà in Chinese Buddhism. Tara is a tantric meditation deity whose practice is used by practitioners of the Tibetan branch of Vajrayana Buddhism to develop certain inner qualities and understand outer, inner and secret teachings about compassion and emptiness. Tara is actually the generic name for a set of Buddhas or bodhisattvas of similar aspect. These may more properly be understood as different aspects of the same quality, as bodhisattvas are often considered metaphoric for Buddhist virtues. 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 ⁕Red Tārā, of fierce aspect associated with magnetizing all good things

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  1. ATRA

  2. Arta

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tara in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tara in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. The Donald:

    I've always been a believer in second chances. Tara is a good person. Tara has tried hard. Tara is going to be given a second chance.

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