Tarashtami | Tara Mahavidya Jayanti 2021

Tarashtami (Tara Mahavidya Jayanti) is the first appearance day of Goddess Tara, the second Devi in Dasamahavidya Goddesses. Also known as Neel Saraswati, Goddess Tara is the guide and protector who saves and offers the ultimate knowledge. In 2021, Tara Ashtami date is April 20, Tuesday. It falls on Ashtami in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra […]

Dasamahavidya, Dus Mahavidyas (Dasa Mahavidya)


Dasamahavidya, also spelt as Dus Mahavidya or Dasa mahavidya, are a group of ten aspects of the Divine Mother or Shakti. In Sanskrit, Mahavidya means the great knowledge or wisdom. The ten Goddesses are known as the givers of great knowledge. Devi Bhagavata Purana describes the importance and spiritual significance of Dasamahavidya. Here are the […]

Tara, Goddess Tara Mahavidya

Goddess Tara is the second of Dasamahavidyas who gives the devotees the right direction in their lives. She is called upon in emergencies or at crossroads where we require guidance as to which way to turn. Tara is also referred to as Neela Saraswati Mahavidya. Tara is the saving knowledge. She also finds mention in […]