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Black Tara: Tibetan goddess of power. The goddess Tara is worshipped in many forms throughout Eurasia, and in the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. In her Black Tara manifestation, she controls the power of the will and measures our actions against our intentions. She administers the tests required for a soul to evolve and achieve enlightenment. The Black Tara rules over spirits and exorcisms, and heals afflictions of the mind and body.

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Goddess Tara

Tara’s themes are Universal Unity, peace, cooperation, destiny, energy and spirituality. Her symbol is a star. In Hindu mythology, Tara is a star Goddess who encompasses all time and the spark of life. She extends this energy to us, fulfilling our spiritual hunger. In so doing, Tara strengthens our understanding of the Universe and its mysteries and gives us a glimpse of our destiny.

Kali, or the dark goddess, is the fearful and ferocious form of the mother goddess Durga. She stands with one foot on the thigh, and another on the chest of her husband, Shiva.

The Goddess Chinnamasta, Pahari, Mankot, circa 1750 | Lot | Sotheby's

Saranya is the wife of Surya, and a Hindu Goddess of the Dawn and the Clouds. Saraṇyū is the female form of the adjective saraṇyú, meaning "quick, fleet, nimble", used for rivers and wind in the Rigveda.