Goddess Tara - Mahavidya

Tara is one of the Devis of the Mahavidya worship

A cryptic Tara holding her customary lotus and scissors presses the body of Shiva under her foot. Sailing ships, attendants and perhaps Lord Rama surround her.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
When we are selfish, self-centered and flare up and lose control of ourselves, we are like animals. When we reflect understanding, have control of ourselves and use our will to conquer our lower nature, we are using the Godly part of our mind.
—Gurudeva