Tārakā (or Tārā) is the Hindu goddess of felicity and sanguineness. Taraka is also the second consort of Hindu God Brihaspati, God of planet Jupiter. According to the Puranas, Tara sired or mothered child named Budha (God of Mercury) through Chandra (Soma).
- Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology
|This Hindu mythology-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|