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In Praise of Tara: Songs to the Saviouress Paperback – January 9, 1992

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Text: English
Original Language: Tibetan

About the Author

Martin Willson received his PhD in radioastronomy at Cambridge University before spending twelve years as a Buddhist monk in Australia, Switzerland, and France. Now married, he lives in Swansea, South Wales, United Kingdom.
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Product Details

  • Series: Songs to the Saviouress
  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications; Subsequent edition (January 9, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0861711092
  • ISBN-13: 978-0861711093
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.1 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #850,341 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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After having read the book from cover to cover at least 3 times - I must say without doubt that it is indeed one of the best books available - not just on Tara, the great Mother Goddess / Bodhisattva embodying Lord Buddha's great skilful and active compassion - but also on Tibetan Buddhism and Buddhism in general - it provides accurate sadhana / practice texts on Tara at the end; provides accurate translation of Tara's popular Buddhist tantra in the content part of the book; especially, a wonderful translation of Tara's 21 Praises - one of the most popular ever - all my recommendation and congratulations to anyone who bought and read the book !
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The most important text in the book is the translation of the Tara Tantra, a dharma-door text into the Vajrayana or esoteric Tantra-vehicle of Mahayana Buddhism leading to enlightenment. The Tara Tantra is a foundation Kriya Tantra, the entry level tantra. It glorifies Tara the Mother of all Tathagatas and the Buddha teaches his foremoest spiritual progeny, Prince Manjushri, profound mantras for attaining siddhi (occult powers) and bliss. Also included are important Mahayana sutras concerning Tara told by Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara and the important sadhanas or invokations of the deity Tara by the Indian and Tibetan bodhisattvas of antiquity. A book of infinite power.
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This book is very thorough. At first I thought it was just too much information, however, after extracting the material I really wanted, I now find myself going back to get more into the details. It is a great book!
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