Given Name TARA (2)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: तारा (Sanskrit, Hindi, Nepali)

Meaning & History

Means "star" in Sanskrit. Tara is the name of a Hindu astral goddess, the wife of Brhaspati. She was abducted by Soma, a god of the moon, leading to a great war that was only ended when Brahma intervened and released her. This is also the name of a Buddhist deity (a female Buddha).

Related Names

SAME SPELLING: Tara (1)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Ta-ra, Tara

Categories

celestial
Entry updated December 8, 2017