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Upcoming Magyu Retreats

Upcoming Magyu Retreats

All retreats take place at Tara Mandala Retreat Center in Colorado unless otherwise noted. All Magyu retreats are open to those not in the Magyu Program as long as necessary preliminaries have been completed.

GREEN TARA VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

April 23 - 27, 2020
Online
A Tara Mandala Virtual and Pay It Forward Retreat  Our world is calling us into retreat. What better time to bring intentionality and mindful practice to our days of seclusion; to cultivate compassion and awareness for all beings as we navigate the global and personal waves of uncertainty. This is…

Dentog Chigma: The Method for Accomplishment on One Seat / A Chöd Retreat

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

April 30 - May 3, 2020
Lyons, Colorado (just north of Boulder)
The profound practice of Dentog Chigma, “liberation on one seat,” combines the melodic and rhythmic aspects of traditional Chöd with the visualization and mantra recitation of Tibetan Buddhist deity practice. The practitioner engages with various forms of Machig Labdrön – including a wrathful emanation – through purification, receiving blessings, radiant…

Feeding Your Demons® Online Program

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

May 9 - July 3, 2020
Online
Ideal for therapists, coaches, and facilitators who desire to add a powerful technique to their professional toolbelt, and for individuals who wish to work deeply with their own ‘demons’ through contemplative practice, the year-long Feeding Your Demons® Online Certification program offers a profoundly effective method for recognizing and transforming the…

Chöd: From Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

With Karla Jackson-Brewer

May 28 - June 1, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Chöd is a unique blend of the Tibetan Shamanic traditions and the Buddhist tradition of compassion and emptiness. This centuries-old practice is sung, and is accompanied by the use of a traditional Chöd drum and bell. Healing comes when fear, fixation, and self-clinging are cut through, when we nurture and…

Vajrayana: Sacred World

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

June 6 - 12, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This retreat offers a historical and philosophical overview of the Vajrayana and explores the lives and teachings of some of the great Tantric practitioners and mahasiddhas, such as Naropa, Tilopa, Lakshminkara, Saraha, Niguma, Kukkuripa, among others.

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level II

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

June 16 - 21, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This retreat consists of a deepening of the Prajña Paramita practice, an introduction to Jamgön Kongtrül’s text “Transmitting the Meaning of the Mother,” and Machig Labdrön’s method for cutting through discursive thoughts with sound.

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level I

With Karla Jackson-Brewer and Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

June 25 - 30, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Inspired by the ancient practice of Chöd, Feeding Your Demons® is a five-step process created by Lama Tsultrim Allione that allows us to offer compassion and understanding to our own inner demons rather than engaging in battle and struggling with them.

Buddhahood Without Meditation: Longchen Nyingthig P’howa

With Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche

August 20 - 24, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
The ability to transfer consciousness into an exalted state at the moment of death allows us to live without the fear of dying. Through P’howa, death becomes an opportunity for liberation instead of a mere severance from what we have known and loved in life.

Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Sacred Masculine

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Pieter Oosthuizen and Karla Jackson-Brewer

September 2 - 8, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Experience transformation through the power of the mandala—a universal map of inner and outer balance, wholeness, and practical awakening. This training offers a journey into the Mandala of the Five Buddhas developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione to bring emotional transformation into alignment with the spiritual path.

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level IV

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

September 14 - 19, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
In Kapala Training Level IV, you will receive Machig’s Ultimate Meaning from Lama Tsultrim, as well as the Crystal and the Rainbow Rays Movement Practice.

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level III

With Pieter Oosthuizen

September 14 - 19, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
In Kapala Training Level III we will go further into Machig Labdrön’s lineage, learning specific new practices and deepening our understanding of the roots and branches of her lineage tree.

Zhitro: The Six Moments of Opportunity and Practice for the Deceased

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Debra Quayle

September 26 - 28, 2020
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Zhitro is a simple and accessible practice that provides us with a way to help the deceased, and helps us to become familiar with the visions and experiences we may experience following our own passing.