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Mahayana: Vast View, Open Heart

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

June 10 - 17, 2014

  • $560.00 – Retreat Fee: Camping
  • $560.00 – Retreat Fee: Commuting
  • $664.00 – Retreat Fee: Dorm Yurt

*Retreat fees are per person and include the cost of the retreat, meals, and full use of the facilities

Date and Time Details: This retreat begins with a mandatory registration from 2pm to 4pm. This retreat will end after lunch on the last day.

Location: Tara Mandala Retreat Center

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will be a guest teacher during part of the Mahayana retreat and will teach on the 37 precepts of a Bodhisattva. Lama Tsultrim will teach the Prajnaparamita practice and the Heart Sutra as well as the Four Immeasurables (Loving Kindness, Compassion, Empathetic Joy, and Equanimity), the historical development of Mahayana, and a brief introduction to the Mahayana philosophies of Yogacara and Madhyamika.

Suggested Dana: $240 – $320

The afternoon event, An Afternoon Event “Intimate Dialogue ~ Dharma Stories and Favorite Teachings”, with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo and Lama Tsultrim on June 14 is included in the retreat fee for those attending the Mahayana.


Because it is within 30 days before the start of the retreat, full payment is required to register.


About the Teachers

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Lama Tsultrim Allione

Lama Tsultrim Allione, author and international teacher, founded Tara Mandala with her late husband, David Petit, in 1994. Tara Mandala was inspired by a vision she had of a Western retreat center, while living in the Himalayas in the 1970s. Today Lama Tsultrim serves as Tara Mandala’s spiritual director and resident teacher. Lama Tsultrim was … More

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Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo was raised in London and became a Buddhist while still in her teens. At the age of twenty, she traveled to India, becoming one of the first Westerners to be ordained as a Buddhist nun. Her lineage is within the Drukpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. The international bestseller “Cave in the … More

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