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Lopön Chandra Easton

Lopön Chandra Easton is a teacher and translator of Tibetan Buddhism, focusing on the lineage of Machig Labdrön and Lama Tsultrim Allione. She has taught Buddhism and Yoga since 2001 and co-translated “Sublime Dharma: A Compilation of Two Texts on the Great Perfection.” She is currently on the Tara Mandala Bay Area coordinating committee, through which she teaches and organizes events in the Bay Area. Visit www.shunyatayoga.com and www.taramandalasf.org.

 

Events with Lopön Chandra Easton

Chöd: From Chögyal Namkhai Norbu
May 16, 2018

Chöd is a unique blend of the Tibetan Shamanic traditions and the Buddhist tradition of compassion and emptiness. This centuries-old practice is sung and is accompanied by the use of a traditional Chöd drum and bell. Healing comes when fear, fixation and self-clinging are cut through, when we nurture and…

Wisdom Rising: Divine and Diverse - Awaken the Empowered Feminine Within: A Women’s Retreat
May 24, 2018

You have engaged in meditation, yoga or mindfulness practices and enjoyed a deep level of self-connection, relaxation and ease. Yet, you find it challenging to integrate your inner experiences on the cushion or mat into the current daily expressions of divisiveness, bigotry and violence in our country. You may feel…

Wisdom Rising in the Wild: Mandala of the Enlightened Feminine, A Women’s Wilderness Retreat
July 7, 2018

This retreat will bring the spirit of Wisdom Rising, a movement started by Lama Tsultrim Allione, into the wild. Following in the footsteps of the sages of old who lived and practiced in nature, we will practice deeply, sitting under trees in direct contact with the elements, on the beautiful…

Shadow Yoga: In Depth Studies
July 18, 2018

This retreat is for students who study with Chandra and Scott and have extensive experience with the Prelude Forms, Nrtta Sadhana and Asana-angahara. We will immerse ourselves in the natural rhythms of morning and evening practice. There will be time for group class and discussion as well as for individualized…

Embodied Awakening: Cultivating Prana in Spiritual Practice
July 27, 2018

What is the role of prana in spiritual practice? How do we cultivate balanced prana? What are signs of balance and imbalance and what can we do when prana gets out of whack? Prana (known in Tibetan as rlung and in Chinese as qi) is the cosmic force that links…