Tara Mandala

Tara Mandala

Tara Mandala offers access to teachings and retreat in a variety of formats including onsite retreats in our retreat center in Colorado, virtual retreats and online courses held year-round, as well as opportunities for personal and solitary retreat.

Lama Live!

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

Open Dates
Online - Facebook and YouTube
Lama Live! is a livestream event where we can gather together as a community for meditation, prayer, and teachings from Lama Tsultrim Allione and other guest teachers on Sundays at 9am PT.
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Zhitro: Self-Paced Program

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

Open Dates
Online
The simple and accessible practice of Zhitro offers a real way for a practitioner to help the deceased. This practice also helps one to become familiarized with the visions and experiences one may experience during the 49 days following one's own passing.
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Feeding Your Demons® – Online Program

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

Open Dates
Online
Feeding Your Demons® (FYD) is a profoundly effective method for recognizing and transforming the deep-seated patterns, triggers, and neuroses that undermine the quality and enjoyment of our lives. Learn more about the whole program here.
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Skymind – Machig Labdrön and Open Awareness – Online Course

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

October 2 - November 20, 2022
Online - Zoom
Skymind is an invitation into the lived experience of the Nature of Mind - the vast, potent and radiant nature of reality. Though ultimately beyond words or concept, this ground of being is immanently accessible to us, given that it is our very own nature. Guided by pith teachings from…
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The Heart Treasure of The Enlightened Ones: The Practice of View, Meditation, and Conduct – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With H.E. Chung Tulku Rinpoche

October 7 - November 25, 2022
Online - Zoom
H.E. Chung Tulku Rinpoche will teach on The Heart Treasure of The Enlightened Ones, a text written in verse by Patrul Rinpoche that affirms his unsurpassed realization of the view, meditation, and conduct of Dzogchen.
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Healing Birth in the Embrace of the Great Mother – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Gena McCarthy RN, MFT

October 8, 2022
Online- Zoom
As mothers, grandmothers and meditators, our wisdom and voices are needed to honor our children and our births, to heal our relationships to our ancestors, and to dream a future for all.  We gather as a community of mothers and grandmothers for a Healing Birth Ceremony nourished by traditional dharma…
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Being with Darkness and Death as a Source of Power – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

October 14 - 16, 2022
Online - Zoom
Join Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel for a retreat to explore what appears as darkness in our lives and in the world. We are experiencing increasing death during the 21st century due to climate change, pandemics, and acts of hatred.  In this retreat, we will look at the darkness and death…
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Green Tara – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Tulku Ösel Dorje

October 20 - 23, 2022
Online - Zoom
This profound and concise Green Tara practice comes from the Ösel Dorje Sangdzod (The Treasury of Secret Vajra Luminosity), a terma cycle revealed by Adzom Drukpa Drodul Pawo Dorje (1842-1924) that has been was transmitted in an unbroken dharma lineage from Adzom Rinpoche to Lama Tsultrim and Tulku Ösel Dorje.…
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Green Tara Daylong Practice Intensive – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

October 29, 2022
Online - Zoom
Join us for a day of deep practice to connect with the luminous compassion of Tara and our innate awakened heart. 
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Three Kaya Wisdom Dakini Principle- A Virtual Dharma Talk

With Sangye Khandro

October 29, 2022
Online - Zoom
Sangye Khandro will introduce the meaning of the three kayas from a Dzogchen perspective in terms of ground, path, and fruition. She will elaborate upon the way to know and recognize the three kayas based on those three occasions and will then discuss the three kaya dakini principle and how…
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Celebrating a Life of Practice: Lama Tsultrim’s 75th Birthday

November 5, 2022
Online - Zoom
It’s time to celebrate together! Join us in a special virtual event as we come together as a community to celebrate with Lama Tsultrim her 75th Birthday and rejoice in witnessing the impact of her contributions to Buddhism in the West.
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Sacred World: Navigating Life with Courage, Savvy and Grace – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

November 12, 2022
Online - Zoom
Join Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel for an exploration of the sacred world informed by the foundational teachings of buddhadharma and the developing of our capacity to experience the world with depth, compassion, and courage.
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‘Live’ Webcast – Oral Transmission (Tib. Lung) for Green Tara, CNNR Chöd, Zhitro, and Riwo Sangchö

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

November 19, 2022
Online - Zoom
A Lung is required in order to receive the teachings and practices offered in our Self-Paced Green Tara, Chöd, Zhitro, Riwo Sangchö courses. Anyone is welcome to receive a Lung as a blessing and connection to a certain practice. If you have already received the Lung, you are welcome to…
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CNNR Chöd Daylong Intensive – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.

December 3, 2022
Online - Zoom
Devoted Chöd practitioner and Authorized Teacher Karla Jackson-Brewer will offer a special opportunity for seasoned and brand new Chöd practitioners to receive support in their practice, ask questions and receive advice with helpful tips and reinforcement.
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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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