Tara

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Tara may refer to:

Religions and deities[edit]

  • Tara (Buddhism), is a tantric meditation deity in Tibetan Buddhism, actually the generic name for a set of similar bodhisattvas
  • In Hinduism:
  • Tara (Devi), a Mahavidya of Mahadevi, Kali or Parvati
  • In Indian Hinduism, the star goddess Tara is a manifestation of the queen of time, Kali
  • Another name for Taraka, the second wife of Brihaspati
  • Tara (Ramayana), the wife of the monkey king Vali, who married Vali's brother and successor, Sugriva, after Vali's death

People and characters[edit]

  • Tara (name), a list of people and characters with the name

Titles[edit]

Places[edit]

Buildings[edit]

  • Tara, Cairo, villa in Gezira Island, Cairo, made famous by its inhabitants during World War II
  • Tara, Chertsey, Surrey, UK, previously the home of drummer Keith Moon
  • Tara Theatre, an art house movie theater in Atlanta named after the plantation in Gone With the Wind

Natural features[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Populated places[edit]

Other[edit]

Companies and organizations[edit]

Works of fiction[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Tara Road, a 1998 novel by Irish writer Maeve Binchy

Film and television[edit]

Settings[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Queen Tara, play by Darrell Figgis. Opened at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, February 25, 1913. Produced by Henry Herbert.

Science[edit]

Music[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]