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Which scripture mentions Vasishth praying to Tantrik Goddess Tara?

Quoting from Arthur Avalon's book Shakti and Shakta's chapter 8, named Cinachara: Most important however in the alleged Buddhist connection is the story of Vashishtha to be found in the Tantras. ...
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Maa Tara Tarapith prayers and chants in Sanskrit

Goddess TArA is the 2nd MahAvidyA. (IMO the following answer will be helpful for you to read: https://hinduism.stackexchange.com/a/20742/4732) Stotras are found mainly in PurAnas/ItihAsas and in ...
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Is it true that at Tarapith, bhoga is first offered to Bamakhepa and then to Tara Maa?

Yes, I have heard the same. It's true. There's an incident behind it. It's perhaps without any written record to corroborate the same. But the ritual followed in the Tarapith temple is enough proof ...
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BamaKhepa/Tarapith & Different Types of Bhakti

There are 5 different types of Bhakti in Hindu thought. Mother-son relationship is standard and not unorthodox Bhakti. But in order to realize God, one must assume one of these attitudes: santa, ...
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Tara in Panchakanya is Vali's wife or Brihaspati's wife?

As per Five Holy Virgins by Pradip Bhattacharya, Tara in Panchkanya is Vali's wife: Tara,9 wife of Vali and daughter of the vanara physician Sushena, is the next kanya we meet in the Ramayana. The ...
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What is the difference between various forms of Kali?

Sri Ramakrishna discusses various forms of Kali in Ramakrishna Kathamrita (The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna). KESHAB (with a smile): "Describe to us, sir, in how many ways Kali, the Divine Mother, ...
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who is Goddess TArA

No they are not technically the same. Buddhist tantra is a sect like vajrayAna and they have deities which are worshiped this way. Includes yoginis and dakinis etc With respect to tArA. There are ...
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