Green Tara Guided Meditation by Ven. Zasep Rinpoche - Yoko Dharma singing mantras!
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Green Tara is almost certainly the most popular Enlightened Buddha form in Vajrayana Buddhism. Tara's mantra is chanted daily by countless Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhists. Tara — the Liberator, the savior, the healer — is the "Mother of all Buddhas. Please enjoy and benefit from this guided meditation video on Green Tara practice for both uninitiated and initiated practitioners, with animated visualizations of the Tam syllable, green light, and Green Tara. The video ends with beautiful Tara mantras sung by the amazing Yoko Dharma.
Relax, sit straight, half-close your eyes, and listen to Venerable Zasep Rinpoche guide you through visualizing Tara and chanting her mantra. Then, chant along with Yoko Dharma's amazing voice at the end of the meditation — with yet more beautiful meditational images.
Venerable Zasep Rinpoche, spiritual director of Gaden for the West centers in Canada, U.S., and Australia, covers why foundations are important and how to practice: prostrations, offerings, meditation (including meditation on precious human rebirth), purification practices, and Guru yoga. Rinpoche is popularly known for his approachable teaching style, strong humor, and teachings based on a long lineage of great lamas. His own gurus included the most celebrated of Gelug teachers: His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche, His Holiness Kyabje Ling Rinpoche, Venerable Geshe Thupten Wanggyel, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche, Venerable Lati Rinpoche, Venerable Tara Tulku Rinpoche, and Venerable Khalkha Jetsun Dampa Rinpoche. He is the author of Buddhist teaching books, including "Tara in the Palm of Your Hand".
Rinpoche is the spiritual director of many temples, meditation centers and retreat centers in Australia, the United States, and Canada. He was first invited to teach in Australia by Lama Thubten Yeshe in 1976.