Green Tara, Green Tara is a revered Buddhist deity. She is a Buddha of enlightened actions. The name Tara translates as "star" Like a shooting star streaking across the sky Goddess Tara helps to swiftly move us along on our path to liberation and freedom. If you are feeling stuck, or continue to encounter barriers with your spiritual growth, call upon Tara to help kick-start your progress. She wants to see you succeed and will help you along the way.