By John Dos Passos
In a unique that heavily parallels writer John Dos Passos's personal ideological struggles in the course of the Spanish Civil struggle, protagonist Glenn Spotswood, an American, travels to Spain to struggle at the Republican part. There, Spotswood joins the Communist get together to aid identify a extra simply society, yet his idealism quick degrades below the tension of occasion orthodoxy and hypocrisy.
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H e also links the relationsh i ps o f Tara and Durga as the saktis of A valokitesvara and Siva respectively, and points out that etymologically the names of both indicate that they remove dangers. Dasgupta goes on to con'elate the two deities both conceptually and etymologically (Dasgupta 1967). Biihnemann's article on Mahlkinakrama-Tara (Ugra-Tara) is recommended as an examination of a particular 25 fonn of Tara within the Hindu tradition. She traces the origin of MahacInakrama-Tara back to the Buddhist tradition (Buhnemann 1996).
The cult of Tara runs very deeply through Tibetan culture to the point that the Tibetan people tra c e their origin directly to the c oup l i n g of A va I okite svara and Tara, from the myth of the origin of the Tibetan people in which Avalokitesvara and T ara are described as the mother an d father of the Tibetan race, tlu'ough their c oup l i ng as rock demoness and monkey (Beyer 200 1 [ 1 973] : 4) . This myth led to Tara, 'The Mother of All Buddhas', being adopted as the mother of the Tibetan people, securing her place at the pinnacle of the female Buddhist pantheon.
She also felt that very few people had attained buddhahood in the body of a woman , and took a v o w to assist bein g s i n her female fonn until a l l bei ng s are enl ightened, she stated: There are many w h o d e s i re Enlightenment i n a m an's body, but none w h o work for the is empty, I sha l l work for th e benefit of sentient beings in a woman 's body (Wil lson 1 98 6 : 34). benefit of sentien t beings in the body of a woman. lsiira Havi ng spent ten m i l l ion one hundred thousand year s in meditation, the Princess realised the non- ori g i n at ing nature of dharm a s (mi skye ba, Skt: anutpiida) : the tenth bhzlmi, and th us attained the power S aving All Bei n g s .