Kurukulla is an aspect of Tara, and she is also known as Red Tara. Her Tibetan name is Rigjyedma, meaning “she who is the cause of knowledge.” She comes to the aid of heartbroken lovers, bringing comfort and assistance to fractured relationships. She has a powerful seductive magnetism, and is potently attractive and enchanting to both men and women. She bestows these qualities upon her followers, enabling them to sway others to their wishes and thereby fulfill their desires. Her powerful charms also enable her to compassionately lead straying practitioners back to the path of Dharma. She is considered to be the embodiment of the radiant enlightened power that overwhelms and overpowers all ordinary appearances.