Introductory Retreats

Writing and Contemplation: Journeying Inwards – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Victress Hitchcock

January 29 - 30, 2021
Online - Zoom
Join author and filmmaker Victress Hitchcock for a day-long winter retreat for writers and others who want to journey into their inner space and celebrate their discoveries in writing. 

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Ven. Dr. Myodo Jabo

March 28 - April 3, 2021
Online - Zoom
Join Ven. Dr. Myodo Jabo to unpack the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta, taught by the Buddha. These four methods of how to better pay attention can help us calm our minds.

Aging with Wisdom and Creativity: Deepening our Practice through Reflection and Writing – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Victress Hitchcock and Olivia Hoblitzelle

May 13 - 16, 2021
Online - Zoom
The process of aging offers us a myriad of challenges and opportunities.  Understanding that there is no time to lose encourages us to explore the quality of our lives. We can no longer escape the truth of impermanence and the recognition of our own mortality.  As we embrace that realization…

Green Tara ‘Live’ – Online Course

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Lama Tsultrim Allione

June 12 - July 20, 2021
This is a great introductory course for understanding ‘deity’ practice in Buddhism.  Green Tara is one of the most beloved and important deities in Tibetan Buddhism. Taught by Lama Tsultrim Allione and Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam, it includes 4 Live Webcasts with Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam. Click here for more information or to register: https://www.taramandala.org/online-programs-shop/green-tara-online-course-packages/

Wisdom Rising ‘Live’ – Online Course

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

November 6 - December 18, 2021
In this 7-week course, Lama Tsultrim will: Guide you through the development of the feminine in Buddhism. Introduce the mandala principle and its importance to western and eastern psychology. Provide an in-depth overview of the fierce feminine qualities found within the five Dakini buddha families. Additionally, students will have the…