Pieter Oosthuizen

Pieter Oosthuizen is a teacher and entrepreneur and a long-time student of Tibetan Buddhism. He has been teaching various practices and retreats in Lama Tsultrim’s lineage in the US and abroad since 2006, offering a blend of incisive insight and genuine compassion. He co-leads the Boulder Tara Mandala Sangha with Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam, and serves as the President of the Tara Mandala Board. In addition to Lama Tsultrim Allione, Pieter studied with Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche, Lama Tharchin Rinpoche, Adzom Paylo Rinpoche, and others. In the past, Pieter has brought innovative leadership to institutions such as Naropa University, where he served as Assistant VP for Academic Affairs, and Tara Mandala, where he served as Executive Co-director and Board Member. His years of leadership have been dedicated to creating healthy, creative, and effective organizations built on cultures of openness and authenticity. He is the founder and current CEO of Celsus Bio-Intelligence, a skin care company. Pieter received his Law degree in his native South Africa. 





Authorized to teach:
Dentog Chigma Chöd Practice
Feeding Your Demons®
Kapala Training Level I
Kapala Training Level II
Kapala Training Level III
Namkhai Norbu Chöd
Prajña Paramita Meditation Practice
Three Yanas: Mahayana Retreat
Three Yanas: Sutrayana Retreat


Email: pieter@skymind.us
Website: www.skymind.us
Location: Boulder, Colorado

Events with Pieter Oosthuizen

Three Yana Retreat
May 31, 2019

The Three Yana retreat will cover the historical and contemplative development of Buddhism involving a combination of meditation practice and daily teachings. During each section there will be noble silence and six hours of practice per day, as well as two hours of teachings by Tara Mandala Authorized Teachers. An…

Sutrayana: The Journey of the Buddha
May 31, 2019

Sutrayana looks deeply at the life of the Buddha and his teachings, including the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, and the Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination. We will do intensive practice of Shamata (calm abiding) and walking meditation, and we will also learn about Buddhism through the life…

Family Retreat | Adult Registration
July 11, 2019

“Survival of humanity depends on educating the hearts of children.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama This year’s family retreat will explore the mandala principle, a universal map for inner and outer balance and wholeness. The mandala has as its basic structure the center and four directions, represented by five…