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Tārakā or Tārā is the Hindu goddess of felicity and sanguineness. Taraka is also the second consort of Hindu God Brihaspati, God of planet Jupiter. According to the Puranas, Tara sired or mothered a child named Budha (God of Mercury) through Chandra (Soma).

Taraka
Taraka
Brihaspati with Tara
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ConsortBrihaspati
ChildrenBudha

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  • Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology

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