Articles Archives: Lama Tsultrim's Articles

Interview with Barbara Gates for Inquiring Mind November 2010

Elephant Bones: An Interview with Lama Tsultrim Allione In a delightful convergence of ancient wisdom and modern technology, Lama Tsultrim Allione spoke with Inquiring Mind via Skype from Darsedo, an historic border town in a steep valley surrounded by Himalyan peaks between eastern China and Tibet. Following the shocking death of her husband, David Petit, … More

Lama Tsultrim Allione’s Recognition

  In May of 2007, Lama Tsultrim led a group pilgrimage to Nepal and Tibet to visit the sacred places of Machig Labdrön. Thirty-two people from Europe and United States traveled together, starting in Nepal. The journey felt like a continuous initiation rather than a journey. The high point of the trip occurred at Zangri Khangmar, Tibet, where Machig … More

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On Mothering

On Mothering: An Interview with Tsultrim Allione   How did you end up choosing Pagosa for your location to start Tara Mandala? Since age 22 I had had a vision to create a retreat center in America with conditions that were similar to those in Tibet, that is, conditions of quiet and the elements in … More

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by Tsultrim Allione We all have a soft spot, a tender heart, somewhere. That soft spot is the door to our true essence, intrinsic awareness. It is this naked tender heart that leads us to enlightenment. If we didn’t already have it in us, we couldn’t activate it. If we don’t have the seed we … More

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