Tara Mandala Online Programs

Tara Mandala Online Programs

Tara Mandala offers online programming via live and pre-recorded curriculum that give you the opportunity to access dharma teachings, engage in guided practice, experience personal retreat and hands-on learning, while connecting with other participants through easy-to-use online platforms and an engaged community network. When needed, the program description and schedule will inform you in advance if and when a specific online session must be attended live if a direct transmission (Tib. lung) may be given. Access to recordings of all sessions will be available for additional viewing for one year.

The Wakeful Body: An Introductory Daylong Intensive – Virtual Retreat

With Lama Willa Blythe Baker

December 10, 2022
Online - Zoom
In her recent book The Wakeful Body: Somatic Mindfulness as a Path to Freedom, Willa Blythe Baker addresses the problem of body-mind dualism and invites readers to connect with the natural wisdom of the body as a path to awakening. The three parts of this book explore these layers through…
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Nurturing the Unseen: Buddhism and the More-than-Human World (A Winter Solstice Celebration) – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Erik Jampa Andersson

December 16 - 18, 2022
Online - Zoom
Guided by the teachings of acclaimed masters like Machig Labdrön (1055-1154) and Yuthok Yönten Gönpo (1126-1202), we will explore how Tibetan visionaries applied Buddhist ethics and philosophy to ancient paradigms of ecology, health, and spirit relations in the Himalayas. We’ll see how unseen beings, rather than being established as ‘gods’…
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The Return of the Light – Winter Solstice Ceremony (ONLINE)

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

December 21, 2022
Online - Zoom
Join us this Winter Solstice as we begin a magical new cycle on this precious planet.  The Winter Solstice provides an opportunity for us to sit in the great mystery as we feel the earth turn back toward the light.  This time of year has been honored throughout history in…
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Feeding Your Demons® Certification Level – Online

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

January 7 - February 10, 2023
Online
Complete your FYD Training and receive your certification to help others convert their fear into power, creating meaningful transformation in a world that is ripe for profound healing. (Please note: prerequisites required)
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One Taste: Embracing Difference, Embodying Equity – A Virtual Dharma Talk (ONLINE)

With Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.

January 16, 2023
Online - Zoom
The experience of ‘One Taste,’ can be found in Vajrayana Buddhism.  Practicing ‘One Taste’ in a tantric feast moves us away from our habitual discriminatory behaviors.  So frequently, we approach or react to events, people, and objects in our world from 3 perspectives:  1)  I like it, and I want…
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Resting in the Eye of the Storm: Practices for Hope, Healing & Resilience – ONLINE

With Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

January 27 - 29, 2023
Online - Zoom
Join us for an immersive weekend in virtual retreat. Motivated by compassion for beings, Siddhartha left the comfort, status, and certainty of his palace life to seek the answers to the questions burning in him. He wanted to know the cause of old age, sickness, and death, and how to…
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Chöd: From Chögyal Namkhai Norbu – ONLINE

With Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.

February 3 - 12, 2023
Online - Zoom
This virtual retreat takes place over two weekends only (February 3-5 & 11-12, 2023). 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.…
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Returning to Our Roots – Voices of the Sacred Feminine in Early Buddhism – ONLINE

With Wendy Garling

March 25 - 26, 2023
Online
Tara Mandala invites you to join us for a celebration of women and the sacred feminine at the roots of Buddhism. This two-day virtual retreat with Wendy Garling promises a joyful immersion in storytelling, contemplation, and practice. Together, we will encounter the spiritual power of the first Buddhist women and…
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Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level III – ONLINE

With Pieter Oosthuizen

April 19 - 23, 2023
Online - Zoom
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. Please note, this retreat is restricted to those who meet the requirements from Kapala I&II / FYD Buddhist Track Levels…
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Opening to Darkness: 8 Gateways for Being With the Absence of Light in Unsettling Times —Online

With Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

May 20 - July 22, 2023
Online
In this ten week journey, we will walk the Eight Gateways (created by Zenju Osho) of reconciling our relationship with darkness and blackness in an effort to reduce the longing for light. The retreat is experiential in which Zenju Osho will guide you to create a mandala of darkness within.…
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The Wakeful Body: Yoga and Meditation as an Integrated Path – ONLINE

With Lama Willa Blythe Baker

September 6 - October 11, 2023
Online - Zoom
Tara Mandala Online is pleased to invite you for weekly program over a series of six weeks with Lama Willa Blythe Baker. Many of us have a complicated relationship to the body. In its vulnerability to aging and illness, we tend to think of our body in ordinary or even…
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Zhitro Daylong Practice Intensive – ONLINE

With Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

September 30, 2023
Online - Zoom
A Tara Mandala Daylong Practice Intensive – Online We invite you to join us for a day of community and deep practice as we connect with the simple and accessible practice of Zhitro.  In our society we often lack practices specifically designed to help someone who has died as they…
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Green Tara – ONLINE

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

October 19 - 22, 2023
Online - Zoom
All are welcome! Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam invites you to join her online in a 4-day virtual retreat where students will receive the transmission, teachings, and learn the practice to connect with the luminous compassion of Green Tara in our innate, awakened heart.  Green Tara sits with one foot in…
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