Aşţatārā

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Asţatara, AsţatArA, Ashţataaraa


  1. the eight Tāras
  2. the eight forms or manifestations of Tāra, the second of the ten Mahāvidyās, namely: Tārā, Ugrā, Mahogrā, Vajrā (alternately Kalā), Kālī, Sarasvatī, Kameśvarī and Cāmundā (T. Śāstra).