Tarais afemale Buddhaand significantBuddhist goddessin the3 major branches of Buddhism (Mahayana, Theravada, and Vajrayana/ Tibetan).
As the female counterpart of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara,GoddessTara is known for her compassion, love, and motherly spirit. Tara is said to have 21 forms, with Green Tara as her central form. Each of these iterations comes in one of 5 colors (blue, green, white, yellow, and red) and possesses unique spiritual attributes. White Tara is another one of her most powerful forms, and is associated with purity and healing.
Statues of Tara welcome her compassionate and protective presence to watch over you and your home, keeping them free of negative spirits and energies.