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Complete Global Calendar

Khandro Kejang Chöd

With Drubpön Lama Karma

September 26 - October 1, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Chöd literally means "cutting", and is a powerful, dramatic practice of cutting through ego-clinging and delusion by visualizing the offering up of one's body to all beings and karmic debtors. It is a powerful method to sever all self-grasping and to usher one into the realization of emptiness.

Open House and Intro to Meditation | September

September 28, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple and an introduction to Buddhist meditation.

Northern Sierra Sangha Book Study & Chöd Practice

With Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

October 2 - December 11, 2019
Online Web Conferencing on Zoom
Tibet: A History by Sam Van Schaik How did Buddhism take root in Tibet? Who are the key benefactors, teachers and practitioners who developed tantric Buddhism in Tibet? What was the effect of Buddhism on Tibetan culture? What led to the rise of the Dalai Lamas? What are the socio-political…

Feeding your Demons Weekend Workshop

With Gudrun Binder

October 18 - 20, 2019
Wien, Austria
We tend to fight our demons, but the harder we fight them, the stronger they become. In this weekend you will learn the five steps of Feeding your Demons and will in future have a possibility to meet your demons and to liberate them step by step.

Feeding Your Demons® Workshop

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

October 26 - 27, 2019
London, UK
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.

Feeding Your Demons®: Transforming Adversity on the Path of Awakening

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

November 2 - 3, 2019
Karma Dechen Chöling
Inspired by the ancient Buddhist 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...

The Practice of Chöd: Teachings of the 11th Century Tibetan Yogini, Machig Labdrön

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

November 6 - 10, 2019
Jardin des Paradis
Come and discover the teachings of one of the greatest female Buddhist masters from Tibet and learn her ancient meditation practice known as “Chöd” (Severance).

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level I

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

November 13 - 18, 2019
Loenen, Netherlands
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.

Mind Training: Cultivating Compassion & Insight

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

November 21 - 24, 2019
Kamalashila Institute for Buddhist Studies and Meditation
Mind Training, or Lojong, is a practical and inspiring teaching that transforms the mind afflicted by destructive emotions. At the heart of all practices of Tibetan Buddhism, Mind Training puts special emphasis on transforming adversity and joy into the path of awakening.

Winter Solstice Celebration With the Tara Mandala Community

December 21 - 22, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Come celebrate the Winter Solstice 2019 with the Tara Mandala community. Let's join together to center ourselves and begin the holidays by quieting our minds, settling in our bodies, and opening our hearts to the great mystery of the turning of the sun and the darkest night.

Feeding Your Demons Workshop

With Paula van Lammeren

February 15 - 16, 2020
Zutphen, Netherlands
The workshop provides a thorough grounding in this remarkable method for transforming and befriending negative emotions, fears, illness and self defeating patterns; and introduces the radical notion that to heal and transform ourselves we must ‘feed’ not fight our demons.