You can select from an array of Online Programs that invite you to experience an at-home retreat via live and pre-recorded courses and curriculum that give you the opportunity to access dharma teachings, engage in guided practice, experience hands-on learning, and connect with other participants through easy-to-use online platforms.
Programs in Colorado
If you are interested in learning how to practice meditation, study the Dharma, receive precious teachings, and incorporate self-awareness and compassion into daily life, our retreat center in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado offers you that space for refuge, renewal, and retreat. Whether in a daylong event, an open house, a multi-day residential retreat or a solo retreat experience, you have many opportunities to deepen your personal mindfulness practice.
You can partake in one of our multi-day residential group retreats, accessing a caring group container to undertake intensive meditation and the deepening of Buddhist practice and study.
A precious opportunity to experience the solo retreat experience needed to develop and deepen spiritual insight in a secluded and remote mountain setting where the community ensures your personal retreat unfolds in a safe and comfortable environment.
An unparalleled opportunity to immerse in Buddhist history, philosophy, and practice while living at Tara Mandala Retreat Center, in the beautiful San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado
Long-Term Study Pathways
Tara Mandala has immersive long-term training paths that invite you to develop a daily meditation practice and move through a series of Vajrayana Buddhist practices to deepen insight and self-awareness. You can also receive comprehensive training to integrate unique psychotherapeutic methods distilled from Buddhist practice and developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione.
Feeding Your Demons® is an accessible and effective approach for dealing with negative emotions, fears, illnesses, and self-defeating patterns.
The Magyu Program is an invaluable opportunity to cultivate spiritual and emotional awakening, integrating ancient Tibetan Buddhist practices with modern teachings.
The terma cycle on the Luminous Heart Essence of the Great Perfection, the Ösel Dzogpa Chenpo Nyingtig, is the very enlightened intent of the Buddhas of the three times.
Established by Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche and Lama Tsultrim Allione, the focus of the Gateway Program is the Dzinpa Rangdröl (Self Liberation of Clinging) terma cycle of teaching that Machig Labdrön and Padampa Sangye.
The Wisdom Rising Mandala Training Program offers an exploration of the ancient Buddhist template of the mandala as it applies to our inner path of transformation and our outer experience in the world.
Traditionally pilgrimage is an important way to gain merit, purify karma, and deepen practice due to the blessings of sacred places and challenges of the trip.
Trips and Pilgrimages
Traditionally pilgrimage is an important way to gain merit, purify karma, and deepen practice due to the blessings of sacred places and challenges of the trip. If you are a Vajrayana Buddhist practitioner hoping to integrate the experience of a pilgrimage with a group into your path, Tara Mandala offers this opportunity in select years to various sacred locations around the globe.See Upcoming Trips & Pilgrimages