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".
Green Tara is the Bodhisattva who is said to have been born from the tears of Avalokiteshvara. She is a protectress and is fearless and helpful in the time of danger. She symbolises compassion in action. Meditating on her brings insight.
Green Tara, Green Tara is a revered Buddhist deity. She is a Buddha of enlightened actions. The name Tara translates as "star" Like a shooting star streaking across the sky Goddess Tara helps to swiftly move us along on our path to liberation and freedom. If you are feeling stuck, or continue to encounter barriers with your spiritual growth, call upon Tara to help kick-start your progress. She wants to see you succeed and will help you along the way.
The meaning of Green Tara is goddess of compassion, and why she sits with one foot extended is because she is ready to come to the aid of the suffering in an instant. She is a goddess of compassionate action and protection.
Quan Yin (“KWAN-yin”). 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.