The dragon in buddhism by lubo-09 (As far as I know, dragon...is a loosely translated name for Naga when Buddhism was introduced into ancient China. Naga and dragon in native Chinese mythology are quite different.)
“Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā) or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dolma in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the “mother of liberation”, and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. In Japan she is known as Tarani Bosatsu, and little-known as Tuoluo in Chinese Buddhism.
Quan Yin...One of the Goddesses we are aligned with...we have alters in our home to show our love and respect for all she brings to our lives...Beautiful Goddess of compassionate sight, committed to staying until all humanity's suffering has ceased.
The Swastika Its use in India dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization city of Harappa, and came to represent Vishnu in Hinduism. In Chinese Taoism, the swastika is a symbol of eternity. For Tibetan Buddhism, it is emblematic of the element of Earth. It is a common practice for Hindus to draw Swastika symbols on the doors and entrances to their houses during festivals, which is believed to symbolize an invitation to goddess Lakshmi.
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.