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

In the wake of the earthquake in Mexico, Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria, flooding across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, and fierce fires threatening communities in Northern California and Oregon and dharma center Rigdzin Ling, Tara Mandala announce a call to practice with the 12th Tara Tashi Dönjé. CALL TO PRACTICE: Flood waters are still … More

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2017 Double Matching Campaign

  Last Saturday (July 29) Tara Mandala ushered in the 2017 Double Matching Campaign with a magical benefit featuring Pema Chödrön and Krishna Das. Announcing our 2017 Double Matching Campaign – the second and final year of matching campaigns. As a way to honor Lama Tsultrim Allione’s 70th Birthday, a generous anonymous donor has offered … More

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

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“The Path Of The Bodhisattva” Online Program with Lama Tsultrim

The Foundations of Buddhism Series – The Path of the Bodhisattva With Lama Tsultrim Allione BUY NOW COURSE CONTENTS: • Bodhicitta • Prajnaparamita • The Four Immeasurables • The Six Paramitas • Nature of Mind • MP3 Downloads of all Teachings • Length of program: 3 Hours. • PRICE: $75.00 The Path of the Bodhisattva covers the philosophical evolution in Buddhist thought that … More

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Sponsor and make a connection with the White Dakini Drubchen

Connect with the White Dakini Drubchen by either sponsoring a Tsog, Butterlamp offerings, or through the Ceremony For The Deceased. We hope you enjoyed our “Aspects Of Drubchen” Series. With the White Dakini Drubchen underway at Tara Mandala, ways to make a connection with this Drubchen may involve either an offering or sponsoring. We are … More

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Aspects Of Drubchen: The White Dakini Drubchen, August 5-16

Welcome to our “Aspects Of Drubchen” Series, an offering of background information on our White Dakini Drubchen, and the incredible world of Drubchen. Drubchen (“The Great Accomplishment”) is a ceremony of extensive practice, usually lasting ten days. This involves a powerful combination of the elements of Vajrayana practice, including the visualization, mudra, chant and music … More

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Volunteer for the White Dakini Drubchen

Tara Mandala is looking for volunteers to help facilitate the White Dakini Drubchen on August 7-16. Come join us as a volunteer for our annual Drubchen (Great Accomplishment Ceremony), of the White Dakini practice from Do Khyentse’s Dzinpa Randröl (Self-Liberation from Fixation) treasure cycle, a lineage coming directly from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to Tulku Sang-ngag … More

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Precious Opportunity: Chöd Conference Follow-up Retreats – July, 2017

Did you know there are Follow-up Chöd Practice Retreats for our Historic First International Chöd Conference in July? Enhance your Conference experience by joining one of these rare retreat offerings. The Chöd Conference itself will be an intimate and immersive environment in which to learn more about the ancient Tibetan practice of Chöd, with an … 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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Chöd Conference Schedule Announced

Announcing the Schedule for the Historic First International Chöd-Zhije Conference on July 12-16, 2017. Just over 3 weeks to go until the Chöd-Zhije Conference at Tara Mandala, an event that historically is the first of it’s kind. This is a precious opportunity to be part of a rare gathering of leading scholars and practitioners researching … More

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Announcing the Residence of Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma

We are happy to announce the upcoming residence of Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma (1954-) and Khandro Tshering from Bhutan at Tara Mandala, starting in the beginning of July. Lama Tsultrim met Drüpon Lama Karma at a Drubchen presided over by Tulku Sangngag Rinpoche, who is the Dharma heir of Pegyal Lingpa, in Siliguri, India in … More

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Announcement – New Executive Director

Dear Friends of Tara Mandala, As many of you know, our interim Executive Director, Aly O’Desky, will be transitioning out of the ED role in October. We are deeply grateful for her two years of service at Tara Mandala during which time she has helped the organization immensely holding such roles as Assistant to the … More

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

“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. … More

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Saga Dawa Düchen 2017 – Sponsor a Butter Lamp

Happy Saga Dawa Düchen! Tara Mandala and Lama Tsultrim extend wishes to all for a wonderful Saga Dawa Düchen, the full moon of the fourth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. This full moon is the most sacred day of the year in the Tibetan calendar falling on this Friday, June 9. It commemorates the … More

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Dorje Yudrönma, White Tara with consort practice, and Lu Jong Yoga: June 13-20

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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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