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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.

Practitioner in Residence (PIR) Program

Open Dates
Tara Mandala Retreat Center - Colorado
The Practitioners In Residence (PIR) Program is an opportunity for experienced Buddhist Vajrayana practitioners to immerse in a residential community centered on daily practice and study at Tara Mandala Retreat Center.
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Journey into the Dakini Mandala: A Meditation and Writing – Online Course

With Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S. and Ranjini George, MA, MFA, PhD

May 5 - June 16, 2021
Online
Join Karla and Ranjini for this 7 week live, online course!
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Transmission of the Yab Yum Mandala – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

May 8, 2021
Online - Zoom
Experience transformation through the power of the mandala—a universal map for inner and outer balance, wholeness, and practical awakening. During this virtual teaching, Lama Tsultrim Allione will give the transmission of the Yab Yum Mandala, a practice she developed to bring emotional transformation into alignment with the spiritual path.
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In Conversation Livestream

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

May 11, 2021
Online - Zoom
Join Lama Tsultrim Allione and Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel for a livestream conversation. During this event, Lama Tsultrim will interview Osho Zenju and talk about what it means to call upon the protectors of the world, the dark mothers, in these times.
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‘Live’ Webcast – Oral Transmission (Tib. Lung) for Green Tara, CNNR Chöd, and Riwo Sangchö

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

May 15, 2021
Online - Zoom
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 receive it again as a blessing. 
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Yuthok Nyingthig Karmamudra – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Donla Tsering and Erik Jampa Andersson

May 20 - 23, 2021
Online - Zoom
‘The Yoga of Bliss’ refers to the ancient Buddhist practice of sexual yoga, known as Karmamudra, which uses specific techniques to transform the raw energy of ordinary pleasure, worldly desire, and orgasm into a path of liberation from suffering in our cyclic existence. This practice has been an essential part…
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Opening the Heart of Compassion – Online Course

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

June 2 - July 24, 2021
Online
Join Lopon Chandra Easton for this 8 week 'live' online course.
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Tara Mandala Dharma Teacher & Sangha Leader Retreat – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

June 3 - 7, 2021
Online - Zoom
This retreat is for Tara Mandala Authorized and Apprentice Teachers and Satellite Sangha leaders and is by invitation only.
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Being Light Messengers of Darkness – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Osho Zenju Earthlyn Manuel

June 10 - 16, 2021
Online - Zoom
Together in this retreat you will be offered various blessings of protection and meditations created by Zenju Sensei. You also will have the opportunity to open your heart to darkness through eight gateways using the dark mothers as protectors.
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Green Tara ‘Live’ – Online Course

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Lama Tsultrim Allione

June 12 - July 20, 2021
Online
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/live-courses/green-tara/
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Lion-Headed Dakini (Simhamukha) – VIRTUAL RETREAT

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

June 22 - 30, 2021
Online - Zoom
This retreat offers transmission and teachings on the Lion-Headed Dakini (Simhamukha) practice as well as on Lama Tsultrim’s personal transformation work within the mandala. Simhamukha is known as a powerful remover of obstacles and as Queen of the Dakinis.
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Ösel Nyingtig: Yeshe Tsogyal Sadhana Retreat – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Tulku Ösel Dorje

July 9 - 11, 2021
Online - Zoom
The teachings found within this practice are considered advanced and this retreat is restricted to those individuals who have maintained their Dakini Ngöndro daily practice commitment over this last year since receiving the teachings from Lama Tsultrim Allione and Tulku Ösel Dorje.
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Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Sacred Masculine – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Pieter Oosthuizen and Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.

July 13 - 19, 2021
Online - Zoom
This training offers a journey into the Mandala of the Five Buddhas practice developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione to bring emotional transformation into alignment with the spiritual path.
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Feeding Your Demons® Certification Level – Online Program

July 24, 2021
Online
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. Please see listing for dates for Level I and Level II.
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Vajrayana Retreat: The Mandala Principle – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

August 5 - 10, 2021
Online - Zoom
This retreat offers an historical and philosophical overview of the Vajrayana and explores the mandala principle as a guiding framework for understanding and embodying the richness of the Vajrayana path.
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Sowa Rigpa Revolution: Immersion into Tibetan Medicine and the Yuthok Nyingthig Cycle – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Erik Jampa Andersson

August 27 - 31, 2021
Online - Zoom
In this retreat, Tibetan Medicine practitioner and teacher Erik Jampa Andersson will present the foundational history, theories, and healing modalities of Tibetan Medicine, based on the teachings of Yuthok's Root Tantra (རྩ་རྒྱུད་).
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Song of Mahamudra – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

September 17 - 19, 2021
Online - Zoom
In this virtual retreat, Lama Tsultrim will offer a rare glimpse into the Mahamudra oral transmission of one of the lineage’s most learned and accomplished masters. She will offer teachings on Tilopa’s Song of Mahamudra, considered to contain the essence of all teachings.
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The Spiritual Path of Birth and Motherhood – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Gena McCarthy RN, MFT

September 25, 2021
Online - Zoom
We gather as a community of mothers and mothers-to-be to explore birthing and motherhood as a rich and profound spiritual path. Our time will include traditional dharma teachings and practices as well as age-old wisdom surrounding the nature of birth and motherhood.
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Skymind – Online Course

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

October 22 - December 10, 2021
Online
This 8-week live, online course is based on Machig Labdrön's pith instructions and features Open Awareness meditation. 
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Wisdom Rising ‘Live’ – Online Course

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

November 6 - December 18, 2021
Online
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…
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Poetry of Mahamudra: Songs of Realization of the Mahasiddhas – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

November 20 - 21, 2021
Online - Zoom
In this joyful weekend virtual retreat we will explore through meditation and discussion several songs of realization by Tilopa, Milarepa, Saraha and others. Igniting our own luminous vision, we’ll bring these inspiring teachings to life through our own creative writing. 
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Ösel Nyingtig Cycle: Tröma Chöd – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Tulku Ösel Dorje

December 2 - 5, 2021
Online - Zoom
This teaching on Tröma's Practice Chöd is permeated with the secret Dzogchen teachings and is considered extremely esoteric and advanced. Therefore, this practice is only open and required to those who have maintained the practice commitments for the Dakini Ngöndro and the Yeshe Tsogyal sadhana within Ösel Nyingtig.
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Living Compassion: Embracing the Joy and Courage of an Open Heart – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

December 11 - 12, 2021
Online - Zoom
This offering is part of our Share the Dharma Initiative! Click the title or image of the retreat to learn more.
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