Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S., Tara Mandala Authorized Teacher, has been practicing Chöd for over three decades and has assisted Lama Tsultrim on many Chöd retreats. She has co-taught Chöd since 2013 with Lama Tsultrim and Löpon Chandra Easton. She has also taught and led Chöd Practices for the NYC Tara Mandala Sangha which she leads. In October 2012, she received the Chod Empowerment from His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Orgyen Trinley Dorje. She leads a monthly BBIPOC meditation practice for Tara Mandala. Karla is a founder of Sine Qua Non: Allies in Healing, an Integrative Therapy Practice in New York City. She is an adjunct Professor in the Women’s & Gender Studies Department and the Africana Studies Department at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Karla is an initiated priest in the West African system of Ifa.
Authorized to teach:
Feeding Your Demons®
Namkhai Norbu Chöd
Five Dakini Mandala Meditation
Events with Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.
July 22, 2022
Seasonal Teacher Seminars (By Invitation Only) These half-day seminars with Lama Tsultrim Allione (and additional presenters) are designed to facilitate communication and connection between Lama Tsultrim and her lineage holders and teachers as well as to provide on-going training, inspiration and support for both Senior and Apprentice Teachers. In this…
August 5 - 10, 2022
In the words of Machig Labdrön: Abandon the notion of permanence and reality. Wander alone in desolate valleys, without concern for your body or life. Work for the benefit of others and offer your body to feed the demons… Since at the level of pure and ultimate truth, neither gods…
September 9 - October 28, 2022
Join us for an 8-week in-depth historical and philosophical overview of Vajrayana and an exploration of the mandala principle as a guiding framework for understanding and embodying the richness of the Vajrayana path. The rise of the Vajrayana teachings was marked by key social developments including the rise of the…
December 3, 2022
Have you been practicing Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche (CNNR) Chöd and are encountering some challenges? Devoted Chöd practitioner and Authorized Teacher Karla Jackson-Brewer will offer a special opportunity for seasoned and brand new Chöd practitioners to receive support in their practice, ask questions and receive advice with helpful tips and…