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
Weekly ~ Every Sunday, 9AM PT Online - Facebook and YouTube This recurring event is a combination of open teachings, guided meditations and dialogue for both experienced and new practitioners of mindfulness and Buddhism. Lama answers questions submitted prior to the event and sometimes invites guest teachers. At every session…
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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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21 Tārās for the 21st Century – Part 3

With Dorje Lopön Chandra Easton

May 1 - August 7, 2022
Online
Part 3 of a Yearlong Immersion into Tārā’s Enlightened Activities with Dorje Lopӧn Chandra Easton
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Clarifying the Development Stage and Practice of Deity Yoga – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche

May 10 - July 15, 2022
Online - Zoom
Enrich your own practice through the study and contemplation of two profound Mahayoga tantric texts. Adzom Gyalse Tulku Rinpoche will share his insights into Jigme Lingpa’s Ladder to Akanistha: Instructions on the Development Stage and Deity Yoga and Patrul Rinpoche’s Clarifying the Difficult Points in the Development Stage and Deity…
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Dentog Chigma Chöd: The Method for Accomplishment on One Seat – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam and Pieter Oosthuizen

June 4 - 8, 2022
Online - Zoom
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 Tibetan Buddhist deity practice. The practitioner engages with various forms of Machig Labdrön – including a wrathful emanation – through purification, receiving blessings, radiant…
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Dakini Ngöndro: The Excellent Path of Great Bliss – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Tulku Ösel Dorje

June 30 - July 4, 2022
Online - Zoom
Due to the necessities of these times, this exceptional Dakini Ngöndro from A.dzom Rinpoche’s Ösel Nyingtig terma cycle was revealed at the behest of Lama Tsultrim Allione and was transcribed with the help of Tulku Ösel Dorje who will be teaching this retreat alongside Lama Tsultrim. This cycle for accomplishing…
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Writing Your Spiritual Care Directive: A Buddhist Plan for the Time of Death – Online Course

With Rhonda LoPresti

July 12 - September 6, 2022
Online - Zoom
This nine-week online course and interactive group study will be presented from a Tibetan Buddhist perspective, inviting a unique conversation and exploration in planning and training as a practitioner for the time of dying. Using a 10-part comprehensive template, called a Spiritual Care Directive, we will start with creating a…
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Gateway: Outer Rushen (By Invitation Only – Tigers) – Retreat in Colorado

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Tulku Ösel Dorje and Lopön Beth Lee-Herbert M.A., L.M.H.C.

July 16 - 22, 2022
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This retreat is required for all Complete Transmission (Tigers) participants who have completed their samaya for the Tsalung practices.  These are closed teachings open only to those who are part of the Tigers Complete Transmission Program.
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Feeding Your Demons® Level II – Online Program

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

July 24 - October 1, 2022
Online
Deepen your training and knowledge of Feeding Your Demons® in Online Level II. Learn how to work more extensively with your allies, trace your demons in your body, and map family demons and allies. (Please note: prerequisites required)
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Green Tara – Retreat in Colorado

With Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

July 28 - August 2, 2022
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Green Tara sits with one foot in the meditative posture and one foot extended, embodying active compassion and serving as a model for modern day contemplative life. We invite you to join us in this in-person retreat for a week of deep practice to connect with the luminous compassion of…
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‘Live’ Webcast – Oral Transmission (Tib. Lung) for Green Tara, CNNR Chöd, Zhitro, and Riwo Sangchö

With Lama Tsultrim Allione

July 30, 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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Magyu Biennial Gathering: An Honoring of the Mother Lineage – Retreat in Colorado

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

August 5 - 10, 2022
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
Tara Mandala extends a warm invitation to all of Lama Tsultrim's students who are members of the Magyu program. An honoring of the Mother Lineage through this first Magyu Gathering is an acknowledgement of our shared commitment to hold this fresh stream of teachings from our beloved teacher, Lama Tsultrim,…
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Gateway: Trekchö (By Invitation Only – Garudas) – VIRTUAL RETREAT

With Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche

August 26 - 30, 2022
Online - Zoom
This virtual retreat is required for all Complete Transmission (Garudas) participants. These are closed teachings open only to those who are part of the Garudas Complete Transmission Program. Adzom Gyalse Tulku Rinpoche will offer these teachings every day in virtual sessions via Zoom that will be translated from Tibetan to…
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Vajrayana – The Mandala Principle – ONLINE COURSE

With Karla Jackson-Brewer, M.S.

September 9 - October 28, 2022
Online - Zoom
Join us for an 8-week in-depth historical and philosophical overview of Vajrayana and an exploration of the mandala principle as a guiding framework for understanding and embodying the richness of the Vajrayana path.  During this online course with Karla Jackson-Brewer, students will receive the third set of teachings that complete…
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Ösel Nyingtig Cycle- Tröma Nagmo: The Path of Secret Primordial Wisdom – Retreat in California

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Tulku Ösel Dorje

September 15 - 18, 2022
Orgyen Dorje Den
The powerful practice for accomplishing Tröma Ngagmo (also known as Khrodakāli, the Wrathful Black Mother) takes unsurpassed primordial wisdom as the very path itself and belongs to the Ösel Nyingtig cycle of teachings from A.dzom Paylo Rinpoche. Although it is a sadhana practice, the essence of nondual Dzogchen permeates every…
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Feeding Your Demons® Level I – Online Program

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

September 17, 2022
Online
Book now and get $60.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Aug 18, 2022.
In Feeding Your Demons® Level I, you will learn this potent, life-changing method, creating meaningful transformation in a world that is ripe for profound healing.
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Feeding Your Demons® Full Certification Program

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

September 17, 2022
Online and onsite
Join the Feeding Your Demons® Full Certification Program and become fully certified to use this method in a therapeutic setting with clients.
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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 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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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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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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