Tara

Buddhist - A Tibetan goddess of mercy, sailors and wisdom. Wife of Avalokiteshvara. The name may be applied to Maya, the mother of the Buddha. Some say that there were twentyone versions of Tara. In some accounts, Tara is said to have been generated from a tear-drop shed by Avalokiteshvara. She is depicted, sometimes with seven eyes, sitting on a lion, holding the sun, or as a maiden holding a lotus. In some accounts, referred to as Tara, Arya-Tara, Arya-Tara, Tara, Vasya-Tara, Dara, Dara, Tara, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maia, Maya-Bunin or Hindu Lakshmi.
Hindu - A three-eyed goddess. One of the mahavidyas. A sakti of Shiva. Wife of Brhaspati. Mother of Budha. She was carried off by Chandra but rescued by Brahma. She claimed that Chandra was the father of her son, Budha. Also commonly identified as Tara, Arya-Tara, Arya-Tara, Tara, Vasya-Tara, Dara, Dara, Tara, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maia, Maya-Bunin or Hindu Lakshmi.
Irish - Home of the high-kings. This was originally the fortress of the Fir Bolg taken over by the Danaans and later the seat of the high-kings of Ireland. One story says that the site was abandoned after St Ruadan cursed it, others that it continued in use long after the suggested date of that incident. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Tara, Arya-Tara, Arya-Tara, Tara, Vasya-Tara, Dara, Dara, Tara, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maia, Maya-Bunin or Hindu Lakshmi.
Pacific Islands - A Polynesian sea-goddess. Also commonly referred to as Tara, Arya-Tara, Arya-Tara, Tara, Vasya-Tara, Dara, Dara, Tara, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maia, Maya-Bunin or Hindu Lakshmi.

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