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The Tara practice

How to free your mind—Tara the liberator

A two-day workshop conducted at Tai Pei Buddhist Centre, Singapore, in October of 2006.

Brief instructions on the Tara practice

  • Doing the practice many times in a day creates a connection
  • Think about the symbolism of Tara’s attributes during visualization

Tara workshop 03: Part 3 (download)

Guided Tara meditation practice

Tara workshop 04: Part 4 (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.