Chöd Healing Blog

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…
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Volunteer for the First International Chöd Conference in July

Tara Mandala is looking for volunteers to help facilitate the Historic First International Chöd-Zhijé Conference on July 12-16 Come join us as a volunteer for the Chöd-Zhijé Conference, an event that historically is the first…
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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…
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Choying Yeshe: My Spiritual Journey 2013 (A chöd story from one of Lama Tsultrim’s students)

Chöd: “The traditional Chöd practice is designed to flush out hidden fear and greet it with acceptance, directly confronting unpleasant or frightening experiences to understand that the source of all gods and demons is our…
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Lama Tsultrim Allione audio teaching on Machig Labdrön and Feeding Your Demons

In this 6min audio, Lama Tsultrim Allione gives a background to 11th Century Tibetan yogini Machig Ladrön, and talks about her description of ego-clinging (or “demons”), and how they relate to Lama Tsultrim’s developed practice…
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Ācārya Malcolm Smith – Machig Labdrön and the Chöd Tradition

Ācārya Malcolm Smith contributed an article to Levekunst Online Journal and specifically for the Chöd Conference in July: Widely regarded as an emanation of Prajnaparamita the Great Mother of all the Buddhas, Aryatara, and Kharchen…
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Lama Tsultrim Allione audio teaching on Machig Labdrön and Chöd (1995)

Please enjoy this audio recording from the archives, of Lama Tsultrim Allione teaching about Machig Labdrön and the Chöd practice. This was recorded in 1995. Lama Tsultrim Allione will be one of the many presenters…
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Lama Tsultrim on Drüpon Lama Karma and the Lineage of Tertön Pegyal Lingpa

Lama Tsultrim writes: In January, 2016 I traveled to Silaguri, India to a Drubchen (ten day intensive ceremony) with Sangngag Rinpoche at his new monastery. During the Drubchen the tulku of the late Bhutanese terton…
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Machig’s Story: An Unpublished Biography of Machig Labdrön by Lama Tsultrim Allione

[Repinted from Himalayan Art, Life of Machig Labdron, 1800’s] Machig’s Story Supreme view is beyond all duality of subject and object… Supreme view is free from reference point. —Machig Lapdrön’s Last Instructions Machig Lapdrön was…
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Announcing the Historic First International Chöd Conference

Tara Mandala will host the Historic First International Chöd-Zhijé Conference July 12-16, 2017. Practice retreats to follow July 18-23, 2017. We are happy to announce additional housing options and reduced camping/commuting rates.* Camping/Commuting: $492 Reduced!…
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