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Eddo
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To what Bodhisattva would one pray for protection? Tara?
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I don't know enough about Tara to say for sure, but you could definitely call on Avalokitesvara/KuanYin/Chenrezig. Ch. 25 of the Lotus Sutra is all about the benefits of calling on him/her, and they are extensive:

http://www.fodian.net/world/0262_25.html
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DesertDweller wrote: Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:06 am I don't know enough about Tara to say for sure, but you could definitely call on Avalokitesvara/KuanYin/Chenrezig. Ch. 25 of the Lotus Sutra is all about the benefits of calling on him/her, and they are extensive:

http://www.fodian.net/world/0262_25.html
Thank you very much!
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Eddo wrote: Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:04 am To what Bodhisattva would one pray for protection? Tara?
Yes. All Bodhisattvas are effective here but Tara is said to be especially swift at responding to the needs of beings as symbolised by her right extended leg, ready to move into action and her mudras of protection and refuge from suffering, samsara, affliction and ignorance.

https://vajrasound.com/21-praises-to-tara/



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Eddo
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Vasana wrote: Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:38 am
Eddo wrote: Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:04 am To what Bodhisattva would one pray for protection? Tara?
Yes. All Bodhisattvas are effective here but Tara is said to be especially swift at responding to the needs of beings as symbolised by her right extended leg, ready to move into action and her mudras of protection and refuge from suffering, samsara, affliction and ignorance.

https://vajrasound.com/21-praises-to-tara/



Thank you very much this is just what I was looking for. I will say these before my business trips for protection in travel as well as other
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Eddo wrote: Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:04 am To what Bodhisattva would one pray for protection? Tara?
to any Bodhisattva with whom you have confidence. Confidence is more important than fame.

Tara is great among great ones btw.
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