Her name means “She who hears the cries of the world.” She is a goddess of mercy in Taosim, and Bodhisattva of compassion, empathy, forgiveness and agape (or Big “L” Love) in Buddhism. It is said that saying her name alleviates suffering.
Beautiful painting by Zeng Hao! Green Tara - originally a Hindu goddess and later adopted by some forms of Buddhism. She is known as the mother of liberation, a protectress, an obstacle remover, and an earth mother.