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

Chöd Conference Follow-up Retreats - July 18-23, 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 unparalleled gathering of teachers and practitioners. After the conference you can stay at Tara Mandala for a “follow-up” Chöd retreat, to experience more in depth either of these deeply transformative Chöd practices:

  • • The Ear-Whispered Lineage of Ganden Chöd Retreat with Kunze Chimed and Chöying Khandro, M.A.
  • • Tibetan Healing Chöd with Drüpon Lama Karma.

We hope you can join us for one of these precious opportunities on July 18-23. For more information about these retreats and teachers, please see below.

About the Retreats

July 18 – 23, 2017
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
This rarely taught Chöd practice stems from one of the two Chöd lineages of the Buddhist Gelugpa tradition. Tracing their lineage from Machig Labdrön through Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa, these Chöd practices were passed down through oral transmission (“ear-whispered”) from lama to lama and remained fairly secret, practiced… Read more

July 18 – 23, 2017
Tara Mandala Retreat Center
The Chöd tradition includes numerous healing rituals and practices to cure illnesses, promote good health, remove obstructions and clear karmic patterns. In this unique retreat, Lama Karma will teach three such practices: 1. Changbu Gyatsa, the “100 handprint” torma ritual; 2. Jungzhi Zerba, a stand-alone sadhana involving torma offerings to… Read more

About the Teachers

Kunze Chimed
Kunze Chimed, a native of Mongolia, began her study and practice of Buddhism at the age of seventeen under the tutelage of old Mongolian Buddhist masters who survived the Communist regime. She joined the Jamyang Choeling Buddhist Nunnery in Dharamsala, India for three years, and pursued further study of Buddhist… Read more

Chöying Khandro, M.A.
Chöying Khandro holds the complete transmissions of two lineages, the Ganden Ensa Ear-Whispered Lineage and the Machik Dakini Ear-Whispered Lineage, from her teacher, the late Ninth Khalkha Jetsun Dampa (1932-2012). She is among the few original students of Khalkha Jetsun Dampa who was with him since the early 1990s. For… Read more

Drüpon Lama Karma
Venerable retreat master (drüpon) Lama Karma was born in eastern Bhutan and joined the Long-Nying Chöling Monastery at a young age. His root teacher was Lama Naljorpa, the great yogi of mahamudra and Dzogchen, from whom he received numerous vows, empowerments, instructions and oral transmissions, including the Chöd Rinchen Threngwa… Read more
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