Tara Mandala International

Feeding Your Demons® – Online Program

September 19 - December 13, 2020
FYD I: September 19 to November 15 FYD II: October 3 to December 13 By joining the Feeding Your Demons® Online Program become fully certified to use this method in a therapeutic setting with clients, or choose the à la carte options for personal growth and enrichment. Through compelling content…

Feeding your Demons – Den Dämonen Nahrung geben

With Gudrun Binder

October 16 - 18, 2020
Zentrum Sangha
When we are talking about demons, we are not talking about ghosts or goblins but our fears, obsessions, a difficult relationship, self-hatred, anything that blocks our inner freedom. We tend to fight our demons, but the harder we fight them, the stronger they become. If we want to liberate ourselves…

Dakini Ngöndro (in Italian)

With Tulku Ösel Dorje

October 16 - 25, 2020
Zoom - Online
This retreat will be taught entirely in Italian. L’Ösel Nyingtig è un nuovo Terma (tesoro della mente) rivelato da Ad.zom Paylo Rinpoche, di cui recentemente ha autorizzato l’insegnamento in Occidente, alla fine di un lungo periodo di segretezza. Si tratta di un nuovo ciclo di insegnamenti e di pratiche sulla…

Skymind: Machig Labdron and Open Awareness – ONLINE PROGRAM

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

October 16 - December 11, 2020
In one of her brilliant teachings, Machig Labdrön – the great 11th century Tibetan yogini – suggests “don’t search, don’t practice; rest in your nature.”  We will introduce and engage various progressive methods for cultivating and honing our attention, including specific techniques from Machig and her teacher and close contemporary…

Writing and Contemplation: Becoming Intimate with Ourselves – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Victress Hitchcock

October 16 - 17, 2020
A Tara Mandala Virtual Retreat  Join author and filmmaker Victress Hitchcock for a day-long retreat for writers and others who want to dive deep into the experience of being alive in this extraordinary changing world.  Through periods of contemplation and writing practice we will explore ways to reflect on and…

Introductory Feeding Your Demons workshop

With Vajralila and Sudakini Davies

October 17, 2020
Cornerstone Community Centre
Introductory Daylong Workshop: •The context of the practice. •A full introduction to the 5 step method of ‘Feeding Your Demons.’ •A guided practice. •Demonstration of the partner work. •Opportunity to practice partner work. •Handouts of 5 step process for individual and partner work; also ‘tracking forms’. •Participants who have completed…

Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Karla Jackson-Brewer

October 25 - December 6, 2020
In this 7-week video course with 4 live webcasts, Lama Tsultrim and Karla Jackson-Brewer will guide you through the concept and practice of psycho-emotional healing through the mandala of the five Dakini buddha families.  Each dakini represents a key aspect of our emotional world and in relating to their qualities…

Green Tara Practice

With Tulku Ösel Dorje

November 20 - 22, 2020
Kamalashila Institute for Buddhist Studies and Meditation - Germany
Enter the Mandala of Green Tara, the female buddha of compassion, who swiftly provides protection from fear and suffering. Green Tara is accessible even to those who have not received the initiation of Tara, she is simply present to all those who call upon her. She sits with one foot…


With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

April 22 - 27, 2021
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® (FYD) work will expand through the mapping of family lineage demons, physical body…