Limited Time To Register for Parchangma Chöd with Lama Tsultrim Allione and Anna Raithel

Parchangma Chöd - June 23-27, 2017

“It is important to point out that Chöd is not done to ‘get what you want.’ The point of Chöd is really the opposite, to let go of what you cling to.” – Lama Tsultrim Allione.

There is now a limited time to register for the Parchangma Chöd retreat on June 23-27 at Tara Mandala. We invite you to join us in learning this wonderful and powerful Chöd practice with Lama Tsultrim Allione and Anna Raithel, bringing us healing by cutting through fear, fixation, and self-clinging, and giving rise to the awareness of the pure nature of emotions and the emptiness of mental obscurations.

The Parchangma Chöd is an integral part of Do Khyentse’s Dzinpa Rangdröl (Self-Liberation of Clinging) treasure cycle (terma). It is also an essential practice in deepening one’s experience of Chöd, particularly with the upcoming Chöd Conference in July and the “Machig Labdrön in Bhutan: Two Week Pilgrimage” with Lama Tsultrim this October.

Please enjoy this 3-min video from Lama Tsultrim talking about Chöd Pilgrimage, also known as “Difficult Places” Pilgrimage (Nyensa in Tibetan).

Join Lama Tsultrim and Anna Raithel for Parchangma Chöd on June 23-27. This is also a required retreat for those in the Gateway Program. For more information about this retreat and teachers, please see below.


About the Retreat

June 3 – 30, 2017
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
The Parchangma Chöd is an integral part of Do Khyentse’s Dzinpa Rangdröl (Self-Liberation of Clinging) treasure cycle (terma). In this retreat, you will learn the five melodies and the musical patterns for the drum, bell, and kangling. Chöd is a wonderful and powerful practice for these difficult times. It brings… Read more

About the Teachers

Lama Tsultrim Allione
Lama Tsultrim Allione is founder and resident lama of Tara Mandala. She is author of Women of Wisdom and Feeding Your Demons. Born in New England to an academic/publishing family, she traveled to India in her late teens and was ordained as a Buddhist nun at the age of 22… Read more

Anna Raithel
After finishing her B.A. in Religion, Anna Raithel lived at Tara Mandala for six years, working as Lama Tsultrim’s Executive Assistant and the Temple Manager. She studied Tibetan language and gyaling, coordinated the annual Drubchens, and was the lead umdze (chant leader) and chöpön (ritual arts leader). She is currently… Read more
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