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Programs

Gateway: Inner Rushen (By Invitation Only – Garudas) – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

July 13 - 19, 2020

A Tara Mandala Virtual Retreat

This retreat is required for all Complete Transmission (Garudas) participants who have completed their samaya for the Outer Rushen practices. These are closed teachings open only to those who are part of the Garudas Complete Transmission Program.

What is a Virtual Retreat?

Our Virtual Retreat is a Tara Mandala At-Home intensive retreat during which you will receive teachings, engage in guided practice, and connect with other participants through an easy-to-use online platform (Zoom). We encourage you to create a retreat environment during our days together, by setting aside a dedicated retreat space, removing yourself as much as possible from social media, and taking care of necessities with the mind of compassion in action.

This retreat is meant to be attended live, however the entire retreat will be available for 7 days after the end of the retreat for additional viewing.

I registered for the original onsite retreat, what can I do?

If you have signed up for the onsite retreat at Tara Mandala, you can easily convert your registration to this new Virtual Retreat offering. Please connect with our Registrar to do this at registrar@taramandala.org.

Tiered-Prices

We’re asking our community to support Tara Mandala financially by considering our tiered-pricing model for our virtual retreats which we are launching  in 2020 to support those in our community that cannot travel due to the pandemic. These are difficult times for everyone, and Tara Mandala is no exception. We encourage you to pay at the highest level within your capacity to support Tara Mandala, our staff, and our sangha. We thank you in advance for your support and your practice!

$560 – Essential Level

Registration at this level helps Tara Mandala cover basic costs of holding this specific retreat, including compensating our teachers. 

$686 – Luminous Level (includes a 20% discount for self-paced online courses valid for 3 months)

Registration at this level helps support basic costs of this retreat, and additionally supports our onsite staff  at Tara Mandala during this year of uncertainty.

$756 – Mandala Level (includes a 30% discount for self-paced online courses valid for 3 months)

Registration at this level helps Tara Mandala cover basic costs for this retreat, supports staff, facilities maintenance and other critical operational needs onsite this year.

Any additional contribution to our Annual Fund will allow Tara Mandala Retreat Center to continue to be a year-round center, a repository for wisdom literature, a center for translation, a beacon for the feminine in Buddhism, an active dharma center with weekly dharma study and practice that provides refuge for deep practice and transformation. If you are able to provide a generous contribution beyond the prices listed above, you will also have the opportunity to do so in your registration and/or during the retreat.

Similarly, if you would like to offer Dana to the teachers leading this retreat, the information to do so will be provided during the virtual retreat sessions.

VIRTUAL RETREAT SCHEDULE

Listed times are the online portions of the retreat. All times are Mountain Time. If you are attending from another time zone, please know that recordings will be made available by 8pm MT daily so you can review missed sessions. 

Please use this link to see how this daily schedule translates into your timezone.

Please also note that you will be expected to do one morning or evening practice session daily on your own.

Monday, July 13:
11:00am – 1pm: Opening Teaching Session
3:00pm – 6:00pm Group Check-in Session with Q&A

Tuesday – Saturday: July 14 – 18
11:00am – 1pm: Teaching Session
3:00pm – 6:00pm Practice Session

Sunday, July 19:
11:00am – 1pm: Closing Session and Tsog

Date & Time Details: July 13-July 19, 2020

Location: Online

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  • $560.00 – Essential Level
  • $686.00 – Luminous Level (includes a 20% discount for self-paced online courses valid for 3 months)
  • $756.00 – Mandala Level (includes a 30% discount for self-paced online courses valid for 3 months)

Teacher

Lama Tsultrim Allione
Lama Tsultrim Allione is founder and resident lama of Tara Mandala.  She is author of Women of Wisdom, Feeding Your Demons, and Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine. Born in New England to an academic/publishing family, she traveled to India in her late teens and was ordained as…
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