We adopted a 6 week-old cattle-dog cross from the RSPCA on Sunday!
I wanted to call her SHANTHI (Peace) but Mats was not too keen, so today I thought of TARA


Tara is the buddhist Bodhisattva of compassion and action Today, she is worshipped both in Buddhism and in Shaktism as one of the ten Mahavidyas. It may be true that goddesses entered Buddhism from Shaktism (i.e. the worship of local or folk goddesses prior to the more institutionalized Hinduism which had developed by the early medieval period (i.e. Middle Kingdoms of India) as Buddhism was originally a religion devoid of goddesses, and in fact deities, altogether.

– Wikipedia


21 thoughts on “TARA

  1. This post is especially for Auntie Paw!

  2. Tara is also the hindi name for a star!:)

  3. Tara, you are beautiful. Hello Tara, welcome to your new family, including me, your new Auntie Paw-wet. I’m thrilled for all of you. 🙂

  4. Thanks, Auntie Paw-wet.
    Love, Tara (aka Terror).

  5. How cute she is snuggled up in her basket. I am sure you are treating Tara like a little goddess. 🙂

  6. She is a cutie! 🙂

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