• $941.00 – Double
  • $1,596.00 – Queen Single
  • $1,302.00 – Queen Double
  • $605.00 – Dorm Yurt
  • $470.00 – Camping

SUGGESTED DANA: $180 - $240. NOTE: If your preferred housing choice is sold out, please register and put a note in the Additional Information box to be put on the wait list.

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

Location: Tara Mandala Retreat Center

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Kapala Training Level III: Feeding Your Demons®

With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Pieter Oosthuizen

May 24 - 29, 2017

In Kapala Training Level III we will go further into Machig Labdrön’s lineage, learning specific new practices and deepening our understanding of the roots and branches of her lineage tree. Lama Tsultrim will give the Machig empowerment and associated practices during this retreat.

This is a required retreat for the Magyu Mother Lineage Program.


  • Completion of Kapala Training Levels 1 and 2
  • Completion of a total of 54 solo and 54 partner Feeding Your Demons™ processes begun after Kapala Training Level 1
  • 108 hours of  “Supplication to the Great Mother Machig Labdrön”
  • 108 hours of “Transmitting the Meaning of the Mother” with “Cutting the Four Demons Loose into Space”
    • You may choose how much time to spend with each (Transmitting the Meaning and Cutting the Four Demons) in one practice session.
  • 200 thirty-minute sessions of Taking and Waking
    • Or 100 hours total –  You can do as much time as you like in one practice session, but 30 minutes is the minimum per session.
  • Completion of the Three Yana Retreat
  • Completion of the Chögyal Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche (CNNR) Chöd retreat


In Kapala Training 3 you will receive:

  • The Empowerment of Machig Labdrön
  • The practice of “Opening the Gate to Space”*
  • Feeding Your Demons™ with dreams figures
  • Collective Societal, Cultural, and Historical Demons
  • Organizational and Group-dynamic Demons
  • The Fourth Demon: Ego-clinging
  • Extended Ally processes with the journey

*Practices marked with an asterisk are required associated practices for the Kapala Trainings and the Magyu Program. Required associated practices are practices that were received by Lama Tsultrim from her teachers. All other practices not marked by an asterisk were created by Lama Tsultrim herself.


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…
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Pieter Oosthuizen
Pieter Oosthuizen is a teacher and an entrepreneur (currently CEO of CELSUS Bio-Intelligence, a skin care company). In the past, Pieter has brought innovative leadership to institutions such as Naropa University and Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center, where he served as Co-Executive Director for four years. He also served as…
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