Category Archives: Community

Tickets on sale for R. Carlos Nakai & Nawang Khechog in Concert, Sat. July, 8

Join us for an inspiring evening on Saturday, July 8, with Grammy-nominated Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai in the Tara Mandala Temple, with Tibetan flutist and longtime collaborator, Nawang Khechog. R. Carlos Nakai is the premier performer of the traditional Native American flute, with over 1 million copies sold of his platinum album Canyon … More

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“The Foundations Of Buddhism” Online Program Series with Lama Tsultrim Allione

Tara Mandala Online presents “The Foundations of Buddhism” Series – a colorful and inspirational online course with Lama Tsultrim Allione exploring the world of Buddhism. “The Foundations of Buddhism” with Lama Tsultrim Allione is an online program series in five installments, designed to cover the foundational concepts and philosophies of Buddhism in a way that … More

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Last Opportunity for Three Yana & Sutrayana Retreats in June

Sutrayana, and the complete Three Yana teachings, “creates a scaffolding wherein all the practices and teachings that one has received are held in place.” – Polly Ryan, MFT. We want to remind you of your last opportunity to join the Sutrayana retreat at Tara Mandala. We invite you on June 3-10 to receive these beautiful … More

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Kapala Training Levels I, II and III – May 2017

Kapala Training is a four-level training program designed for deeper learning and understanding about the Feeding Your Demons® process and becoming certified to help others. The training offers an in-depth exploration of the Chöd teachings of 11th century Tibetan yogini, Machig Labdrön; related Mahayana teachings of Prajña Paramita; as well as the practice of Feeding … More

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Living Dharma Volunteer: Come Join Us for the Summer or Year-Round

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Enter the Three Yanas – Retreats through June 3-30

3 Yanas Retreat

Enter the world of the Three Yanas! Tara Mandala welcome all to our most extensive retreat, the complete and immersive teachings of Sutrayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Three Yana Retreat With Lama Tsultrim Allione and Polly Ryan, MFT • June 3-30, 2017 The Three Yana retreat will cover the historical and contemplative development of Buddhism involving … More

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Announcing Chodhealing.org – a website on Chöd and the Chöd Conference

Announcing Chodhealing.org – an online resource for the practice of Chöd, considered one of the “Eight Great Chariots of Spiritual Accomplishment” in the Tibetan tradition. Celebrating the Historic First International Chöd Conference in July, Tara Mandala are happy to present a website dedicated to Chöd and the upcoming Conference. Here you will find an ever-growing … More

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Search For a New Executive Director

Tara Mandala is happy to announce our search for a new Executive Director. Aly O'Desky, our interim ED, will be leaving as planned in October of 2017. We are now accepting applications for this vital leadership position at our organization. We are seeking individuals who have previously held significant leadership positions and are interested in … More

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Announcing the First International Chöd-Zhijé Conference 2017

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108 Candles for Peace: Make a Losar Offering

“What is the meaning of butter lamp offerings? We do not offer the lamps because enlightened beings need to see them. Rather, the offering of light is a means of dispelling the darkness of our own ignorance, giving rise to clarity and wisdom…” ~ H.E. Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche Losar, the Tibetan New Year, is a … More

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20% off Feeding Your Demons® Online – Become a Facilitator

FYD Online

Celebrating Losar, we are offering 20% off Feeding Your Demons® Online. With FYD Level Two and Level Three coming later in the year, this is the perfect opportunity to delve into FYD practice and work toward FYD Facilitator and Psychotherapist Certification.  For 20% discount use promocode FIREBIRD20 *Offer expires midnight Feb 26, 2017 Tara Mandala is … More

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Opening the Heart Sutra – The new Online Program

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Losar Sale: Up to 15% off until 2/10

Take advantage of these special offers from Tuesday 31 January until midnight on Friday 10 February. 15% off all Chöd Drums, Chubas and Zens 10% off all Malas, Prayer Flags and Incense Browse our new arrivals and best sellers below. Visit: www.taramandala.org/shop Thank you for your support. All proceeds directly benefit the mission of Tara … More

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Subscribe to NEW Words of Wisdom

Tara Mandala announces the return of Words of Wisdom, a beautiful weekly offering of excerpts from the works of Lama Tsultrim Allione and other selected enlightened minds. Now in the heart of a sparkling Winter, we reflect upon the loyalty of all our Mailing-list Subscribers – our global heartbeat. 2016 was an incredible year, and … More

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LDV & Positions Available 2017

Are you looking to deepen your practice and connection to the lineages here at Tara Mandala? Are you feeling it is time to offer your gifts in service to the Dharma and conduct meaningful work connected to your path? We are excited to announce that we are accepting applications for Living Dharma Volunteer (LDV) and … More

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Tara Mandala’s library is open!

In July 2016, Tara Mandala inaugurated its library, located in our beautiful Trikaya Temple. We are so grateful for our generous donor, Marco Spinner, and our Librarian, Jampa Dhadak Acharya, who have brought the library to fruition. The Tara Mandala Library gives our community access to a wealth of literature and houses traditional Tibetan Buddhist … More

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CALL TO PRACTICE: 8th Tara – Zhen Migyalwa’i

Dear Friends, CALL TO PRACTICE: Last week one of the residents at Tara Mandala told us that her daughter who lives in NYC was sexually harassed twice by two different men and told by one of the men, 'I can grab your p…y now, it's legal.' She no longer feels safe and feels even more … More

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Jan 8 – Open Webcast Transmission and Q&A with Lama Tsultrim Allione

On Sunday, January 8th at 11am MST Lama Tsultrim Allione will offer our Open Webcast Transmission and Q&A event. During this one-hour LIVE webcast, she will answer questions from our global sangha and offer the Oral Transmission (rLung) for three of the core practices in the Tara Mandala community: The practice of Green Tara from the Ösel Dorje Sangdzö. … More

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Apply Now! Bhutan Two Week Pilgrimage 2017

Machig Labdrön in Bhutan: Two Week Pilgrimage With Lama Tsultrim Allione October 22 – November 7, 2017 Join us for this rare opportunity to go on pilgrimage with Lama Tsultrim Allione to one of the last independent Vajrayana Buddhist countries in the world. Letter from Lama Tsultrim: Dear Tara Mandala Community, Several years ago I … More

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Celebrate Winter Solstice at Tara Mandala

Come celebrate the Winter Solstice 2016 with Lama Tsultrim Allione and the Tara Mandala residents and retreatants. Let’s join together to center ourselves and begin the holidays by quieting our minds, settling in our bodies, and opening our hearts to the great mystery of the turning of the sun and the darkest night. The Winter … More

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2017 Retreat Registration Now Open!

Holiday Greetings to you all! We are happy to announce the opening of our 2017 programs to the general public. We have many wonderful events scheduled for 2017, from the first ever International Chöd-Zhijé Conference to an Intimate Tea and Dialogue with Pema Chödrön followed by a concert with Krishna Das. Guest presenters in 2017 … More

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Holiday Sale: Storewide 25% off until 11/28

Take advantage of these special offers from Friday 25 November until midnight on “Cyber Monday” – 28 November. 25% off purchases over $100 10% off purchases under $100.Browse our new arrivals and best sellers below. Visit: www.taramandala.org/shop Thank you for your support. All proceeds directly benefit the mission of Tara Mandala. May our store support … More

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Fall Matching Campaign for Sustainability

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Tara Mandala YouTube Channel – 21 Videos for 21 Taras

Tara Mandala YouTube Channel – 21 Videos for 21 Taras. During this Summer, Tara Mandala hosted some incredible retreats that were taught by Lama Tsultrim Allione. Those who were fortunate to attend experienced some very moving and fascinating teachings. Now we present to you twenty-one videos of these teachings in a series called “21 Videos … More

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Nov 13 – Open Webcast Transmission and Q&A with Lama Tsultrim Allione

On Sunday, November 13th at 11am MST Lama Tsultrim Allione will offer our Open Webcast Transmission and Q&A event. During this one-hour LIVE webcast, she will answer questions from our global sangha and offer the Oral Transmission (rLung) for three of the core practices in the Tara Mandala community: The practice of Green Tara from the Ösel Dorje Sangdzö. … More

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