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Teachers

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

Skymind: Machig Labdron and Open Awareness - ONLINE PROGRAM
October 16, 2020

In one of her brilliant teachings, Machig Labdrön – the great 11th century Tibetan yogini – suggests “don’t search, don’t practice; rest in your nature.”  We will introduce and engage various progressive methods for cultivating and honing our attention, including specific techniques from Machig and her teacher and close contemporary…