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Magyu Retreats

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level I

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

April 24 - 29, 2019
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.

Dentog Chigma: The Method for Accomplishment on One Seat

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

April 25 - 29, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
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 deity practice.

Kapala 1 Training

With Barbara Staemmler

May 13 - 18, 2019
Kamalashila Institut, Langenfeld, Germany
The Kapala training opens the path to manifold insights and deep experiences in the practices of the lineage of Machig Labdrön, an 11th century yogini in Tibet, as well as the related Prajna Paramita teachings, the teachings of the nature of mind.

The Lion-Headed Dakini (Simhamukha)

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam, Miranda Shaw and Ellen Booth Church

May 19 - 27, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This retreat offers transmission and teachings on the Lion-Headed Dakini, Simhamukha, practice as well as Lama Tsultrim’s personal transformation work within the mandala.

Wisdom Rising Mandala Training Level 1: Meeting the Mandala of the Five Wisdom Dakinis

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

May 31 - June 6, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Experience transformation through the power of the mandala—a universal map for inner and outer balance, wholeness, and practical awakening. This training offers a journey into the Mandala of the Five Wisdom Dakinis, developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione to bring emotional transformation into alignment with the spiritual path.

Sutrayana: The Journey of the Buddha

With Pieter Oosthuizen

May 31 - June 7, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Sutrayana looks deeply at the life of the Buddha and his teachings, including the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path and the Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination. We will do intensive practice of Shamata (calm abiding) and walking meditation, and we will also learn about Buddhism through the life…

Three Yana Retreat

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton, Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam, Karla Jackson-Brewer, Pieter Oosthuizen and Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

May 31 - June 27, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
The Three Yana retreat will cover the historical and contemplative development of Buddhism involving a combination of meditation practice and daily teachings.

Mahayana: Vast View, Open Heart

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton and Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

June 10 - 17, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This retreat will explore new developments that took place during the Mahayana period such as the Prajnaparamita Sutra, Madhyamaka and Yogacara philosophies, Buddha Nature, and the greater emphasis on compassionate motivation.

Vajrayana: The Mandala Principle

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Karla Jackson-Brewer

June 20 - 27, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
In this retreat you will learn the historical and practical elements of the Vajrayana (Diamond Vehicle), including the mandala principle, dakinis, and deity yoga. You will be given teachings and transmissions for three meditation practices on the mandala developed by Lama Tsultrim.

Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level IV

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

June 22 - 27, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
In Kapala Training Level 4 you will receive Machig’s Direct Transmission from Lama Tsultrim, as well as the Movement Practice and Five Elements Practice.

P’howa: Transference of Consciousness Retreat

With Drubpön Lama Karma

September 19 - 23, 2019
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
In this retreat, Drubpön Lama Karma will offer teachings and instructions on the extraordinary Vajrayana method of transference of consciousness at the moment of death. The skillful means of the P’howa practice allows us to direct our consciousness out of our body and into the exalted state of the enlightened…