Category Archives: Community

Open Webcast Transmission – January 7, 2018

Dear Tara Mandala Community, On Sunday, January 7th Lama Tsultrim Allione will offer our Open Webcast Transmission event. During this free LIVE webcast, she offers the Oral Transmission (rLung) for three of the core practices in the Tara Mandala community: • The practice of Green Tara from the Ösel Dorje Sangdzö. • The Riwo Sangchöd practice from … More

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Winter Solstice 2017 – Butter Lamp Sponsorship

In ‘The Tune of Brahma’, Shakyamuni Buddha says that by offering lights “One becomes like the light of the world.” Make a butter lamp offering from your heart today. For Winter Solstice at Tara Mandala, we gather to reflect upon what is closest to our hearts and supporting positive change in the world. An important … More

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2018 Retreat Registration Now Open!

Dear Tara Mandala Community, Holiday Greetings to you all! We are happy to announce the opening of our 2018 programs. If you’re wondering what to give friends, family, and even yourself for the holidays, why not give the gift of Dharma? We have many wonderful events scheduled for 2018, from a weekend retreat to celebrate … More

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Temple Ceiling Mandala Sponsorship

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Winter Solstice Retreats: Register Now!

This winter Tara Mandala offer two retreats for deep transformation, reflection and renewal – perfect for this time of the year. As we move into the snow season, we are happy to announce Tara Mandala Winter Solstice Retreats in December: •  Flight of the Garuda with Drubpön Lama Karma (Dec. 16-21) – An extremely rare opportunity … More

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NEWS FLASH! Lama Tsultrim to teach Chöd In Spain

Lama Tsultrim will teach Chöd (from Chogyal Namkhai Norbu) in Spain at Chogyal Namkhai Norbu’s international center Dzamling Gar on the island of Tenerife, Spain on November 15-17. Title Chöd Teacher Lama Tsültrim Allione Date Nov. 15 to 17 Time 10am to 12pm every morning Location Nov. 15 to 17 Date Dzamling GarClick here for … More

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12th Tara: Tashi Dönjé – Mantra Recitation For Timely Seasons

With the fires devastating California right now, Tara Mandala continue the call to practice with the 12th Tara Tashi Dönjé. CALL TO PRACTICE: The fires are still burning! Please do the mantra of the “Climate Change” Tara Tashi Dönjé to end the wildfires dramatically effecting California and to protect those facing the fires, relieve the … More

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Available Now: “The Life Of The Buddha” Online Program with Lama Tsultrim

  The Foundations of Buddhism Series – The Life Of The Buddha With Lama Tsultrim Allione COURSE CONTENTS: 1. Siddhartha Gautama 2. Leaving The Palace 3. The Buddha’s Enlightenment 4. Teachings & Discipleship 5. Last Years & Passing Into Parinirvana MP3 Downoads of all Teachings Length of program: +2.5 Hours of Video Teachings. PRICE: $60.00 … More

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Dentog Chigma Chöd Retreat Aug 30 – Sep 3 w/ Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma

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Tickets on sale for R. Carlos Nakai & Nawang Khechog in Concert, Sat. July, 8

Join us for an inspiring evening on Saturday, July 8, with Grammy-nominated Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai in the Tara Mandala Temple, with Tibetan flutist and longtime collaborator, Nawang Khechog. R. Carlos Nakai is the premier performer of the traditional Native American flute, with over 1 million copies sold of his platinum album Canyon … More

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“The Foundations Of Buddhism” Online Program Series with Lama Tsultrim Allione

  Tara Mandala Online presents “The Foundations of Buddhism” Series – a colorful and inspirational online course with Lama Tsultrim Allione exploring the world of Buddhism. “The Foundations of Buddhism” with Lama Tsultrim Allione is an online program series in five installments, designed to cover the foundational concepts and philosophies of Buddhism in a way … More

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Last Opportunity for Three Yana & Sutrayana Retreats in June

Sutrayana, and the complete Three Yana teachings, “creates a scaffolding wherein all the practices and teachings that one has received are held in place.” – Polly Ryan, MFT. We want to remind you of your last opportunity to join the Sutrayana retreat at Tara Mandala. We invite you on June 3-10 to receive these beautiful … More

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Kapala Training Levels I, II and III – May 2017

Kapala Training is a four-level training program designed for deeper learning and understanding about the Feeding Your Demons® process and becoming certified to help others. The training offers an in-depth exploration of the Chöd teachings of 11th century Tibetan yogini, Machig Labdrön; related Mahayana teachings of Prajña Paramita; as well as the practice of Feeding … More

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Living Dharma Volunteer: Come Join Us for the Summer or Year-Round

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Enter the Three Yanas – Retreats through June 3-30

3 Yanas Retreat

Enter the world of the Three Yanas! Tara Mandala welcome all to our most extensive retreat, the complete and immersive teachings of Sutrayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Three Yana Retreat With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Polly Ryan, MFT • June 3-30, 2017 The Three Yana retreat will cover the historical and contemplative development of Buddhism involving … More

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Announcing Chodhealing.org – a website on Chöd and the Chöd Conference

Announcing Chodhealing.org – an online resource for the practice of Chöd, considered one of the “Eight Great Chariots of Spiritual Accomplishment” in the Tibetan tradition. Celebrating the Historic First International Chöd Conference in July, Tara Mandala are happy to present a website dedicated to Chöd and the upcoming Conference. Here you will find an ever-growing … More

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Search For a New Executive Director

Tara Mandala is happy to announce our search for a new Executive Director. Aly O'Desky, our interim ED, will be leaving as planned in October of 2017. We are now accepting applications for this vital leadership position at our organization. We are seeking individuals who have previously held significant leadership positions and are interested in … More

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Announcing the First International Chöd-Zhijé Conference 2017

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108 Candles for Peace: Make a Losar Offering

“What is the meaning of butter lamp offerings? We do not offer the lamps because enlightened beings need to see them. Rather, the offering of light is a means of dispelling the darkness of our own ignorance, giving rise to clarity and wisdom…” ~ H.E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche Losar, the Tibetan New Year, is a … More

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20% off Feeding Your Demons® Online – Become a Facilitator

FYD Online

Celebrating Losar, we are offering 20% off Feeding Your Demons® Online. With FYD Level Two and Level Three coming later in the year, this is the perfect opportunity to delve into FYD practice and work toward FYD Facilitator and Psychotherapist Certification.  For 20% discount use promocode FIREBIRD20 *Offer expires midnight Feb 26, 2017 Tara Mandala is … More

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Opening the Heart Sutra – The new Online Program

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Losar Sale: Up to 15% off until 2/10

Take advantage of these special offers from Tuesday 31 January until midnight on Friday 10 February. 15% off all Chöd Drums, Chubas and Zens 10% off all Malas, Prayer Flags and Incense Browse our new arrivals and best sellers below. Visit: www.taramandala.org/shop Thank you for your support. All proceeds directly benefit the mission of Tara … More

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Subscribe to NEW Words of Wisdom

Tara Mandala announces the return of Words of Wisdom, a beautiful weekly offering of excerpts from the works of Lama Tsultrim Allione and other selected enlightened minds. Now in the heart of a sparkling Winter, we reflect upon the loyalty of all our Mailing-list Subscribers – our global heartbeat. 2016 was an incredible year, and … More

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LDV & Positions Available 2017

Are you looking to deepen your practice and connection to the lineages here at Tara Mandala? Are you feeling it is time to offer your gifts in service to the Dharma and conduct meaningful work connected to your path? We are excited to announce that we are accepting applications for Living Dharma Volunteer (LDV) and … More

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Tara Mandala’s library is open!

In July 2016, Tara Mandala inaugurated its library, located in our beautiful Trikaya Temple. We are so grateful for our generous donor, Marco Spinner, and our Librarian, Jampa Dhadak Acharya, who have brought the library to fruition. The Tara Mandala Library gives our community access to a wealth of literature and houses traditional Tibetan Buddhist … More

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