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The 21 Praises of Tara
By H.E. Dagmo Kusho Sakya
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Translator: Rigdzin Tingkhye
“The 21 Praises of Tara” is one of the key pieces of the Green Tara long sadhana. Each praise describes a different aspect of Tara, who is the feminine yidam of compassionate action. Learn more about each of these different aspects to understand how compassion and protection can be shown when different obstacles arise.
Her Eminence Dagmo Kusho Sakya was born in Kham, Eastern Tibet. As the niece of one of the most highly realized Sakya Masters of the twentieth century, H.E. Dezhung Rinpoche III, her training in Buddhist practice began at an early age. She has received extensive teachings and empowerments from many great lamas of all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism throughout her lifetime. Dagmola is married to H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya of the Khön lineage, a Head Lama of the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism. Dagmola specializes in Tara empowerments, practices, and teachings, and has many students throughout the world.
Translator Rigdzin Tingkhye was born in Tibet and has many years of translation experience for senior Tibetan Buddhist lamas and geshes. He acts as translator for many lamas.