Tara, the female aspect of Avalokiteshvara is the Goddess of Compassion and Mother of Mercy. She is also known as a saviour, as a heavenly deity who hears cries of beings, experiencing misery in samsara; a world of continuous rebirth, death and suffereing. As the female aspect of the universe, she gives birth to warmth compassion and relief from bad karma as experienced by ordinary beings in cyclic existence. She engenders, nourishes, smiles at the vitality of creation and has sympathy for all beings as a mother does for her children.
As a Green Tara, she is the Buddha of enlightened activity and offers protection from all the unfortunate circumstances one can enounter with the samsaric world. In Tibetan buddhism, she has 21 major forms, each tied to a certain color and energy. Each form offers some feminine attribute of ultimate benefit to the spiritual aspirant who asks for her assistance.
As one of the manifestations of Bodhisattva,Green Tara appears as a young lady with skin as green as emeralds.? Merciful and awesome, she wears the precious five-Buddha crown and heavenly colorful garment decorated with numerous jewels sitting on the moon-wheel of lotus, holding a blue celestial flower in her hand.
"Om Tare Tutare Ture Soha" is the Green Tara mantra of Tibetan Buddhism. According to Tibetan Buddhism's beliefs, this mantra can not only eliminate disease, troubles, disasters and Karma but will also bring believers blessings, longer life and even the wisdom to transcend one's circle of reincarnation.