Verses and Praises

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A stūpa is a reliquary, usually dome-shaped, which contains relics, especially those of the Buddha. Stūpas serve as objects of veneration and as places to perform acts of worship, such as prayer, aspiration, offering, and especially circumambulation.

It is very important to recite this through once before starting on any activity; whatever the project, it will work out exactly as you wish.

“Basically all the deities are the nature of compassion and emptiness; but Tara is special in two ways: firstly, she is in motherly figure, and secondly, she is an emanation of Avalokiteshvara, the manifestation of all the Buddhas’ compassion. Therefore, there is a particular connection between compassion and Tara.” —His Holiness the Sakya Trichen Click here to read the complete teaching “A Teaching on Tara” 

>> Audio: 21 Tara Praises

—Also, read His Holiness the Sakya Trichen’s commentary on “Taking Refuge”
[Part 1] [Part 2]