Category Archives: Tara Mandala Retreat Center

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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Living Dharma Volunteer 2018 – Come Join Us!

Tara Mandala is accepting applications for seasonal and year-round volunteer positions at our 700-acre retreat center nestled in the Colorado Rockies. Founded by Lama Tsultrim Allione as a hub for authentic Tibetan Buddhist study and practice, her own method of Feeding Your Demons® (developed from ancient Tibetan practice of Chöd,) the Mandala of the Empowered … More

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Make A Deeper Connection With Tara (March 17-24)

Have you ever wanted to deepen your practice with the 21 Taras? Connect with Tara’s energy and enable real transformation in your life. Over the coming weeks, we will be introducing to our community each of the 21 Taras. We begin today with the first three. In getting to know the Taras, and practicing her … More

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Download Our 2018 Program Catalogue

Tara Mandala is proud to present our 2018 Program catalogue – a beautiful publication detailing our history, lineages, and upcoming retreat season. Download the digital file (PDF) of our 2018 Program catalogue, a visually stunning and complete guide for the 2018 retreat season. The richness presented on these pages are just a taste of the … More

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Pre-Order Lama Tsultrim’s NEW book, Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine.

Drawing on her experience as a Tibetan Buddhist nun, turned mother, who became a best-selling author and world-renowned Buddhist teacher, Lama Tsultrim Allione offers a guide to access a previously forbidden aspect of the feminine: the fierce wise Dakini, whose juicy potency is needed to meet the gale force winds of the current world situation. … More

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2018 Retreat Registration Now Open!

Dear Tara Mandala Community, Holiday Greetings to you all! We are happy to announce the opening of our 2018 programs. If you’re wondering what to give friends, family, and even yourself for the holidays, why not give the gift of Dharma? We have many wonderful events scheduled for 2018, from a weekend retreat to celebrate … More

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Open Webcast Transmission – January 7, 2018

Dear Tara Mandala Community, On Sunday, January 7th Lama Tsultrim Allione will offer our Open Webcast Transmission event. During this free LIVE webcast, she offers 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. • The Riwo Sangchöd practice from … More

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Temple Ceiling Mandala Sponsorship

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2017 Double Matching Campaign

With the season of giving upon us, we invite you to contribute to Tara Mandala’s mission to generate positive change in the world, through the 2017 Double Matching Campaign. In the second and final year of matching campaigns, a generous anonymous donor has offered to double match every dollar donated to Tara Mandala until Dec … More

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Winter Solstice 2017 – Butter Lamp Sponsorship

In ‘The Tune of Brahma’, Shakyamuni Buddha says that by offering lights “One becomes like the light of the world.” Make a butter lamp offering from your heart today. For Winter Solstice at Tara Mandala, we gather to reflect upon what is closest to our hearts and supporting positive change in the world. An important … More

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Decorating Dakinis For The Holidays Sale

Decorating Dakinis For The Holidays Fall Sale. One week only. Starts Friday November 24 until Saturday December 2. 20% off with free shipping on orders of $100 or more!* Enter your discount code at checkout: FALLSALE. Sale EXTENDED until midnight Sunday, December 3 Kaya Lifestyles is partnering with Tara Mandala as a benefit sale for … More

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12th Tara: Tashi Dönjé – Mantra Recitation For Timely Seasons

With the fires devastating California right now, Tara Mandala continue the call to practice with the 12th Tara Tashi Dönjé. CALL TO PRACTICE: The fires are still burning! Please do the mantra of the “Climate Change” Tara Tashi Dönjé to end the wildfires dramatically effecting California and to protect those facing the fires, relieve the … More

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12th Tara: Tashi Dönjé – Mantra Recitation For Bringing Timely Seasons

In the wake of the earthquake in Mexico, Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria, flooding across India, Nepal, and Bangladesh, and fierce fires threatening communities in Northern California and Oregon and dharma center Rigdzin Ling, Tara Mandala announce a call to practice with the 12th Tara Tashi Dönjé. CALL TO PRACTICE: Flood waters are still … More

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Dentog Chigma Chöd Retreat Aug 30 – Sep 3 w/ Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma

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“The Path Of The Bodhisattva” Online Program with Lama Tsultrim

The Foundations of Buddhism Series – The Path of the Bodhisattva With Lama Tsultrim Allione BUY NOW COURSE CONTENTS: • Bodhicitta • Prajnaparamita • The Four Immeasurables • The Six Paramitas • Nature of Mind • MP3 Downloads of all Teachings • Length of program: 3 Hours. • PRICE: $75.00 The Path of the Bodhisattva covers the philosophical evolution in Buddhist thought that … More

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Sponsor and make a connection with the White Dakini Drubchen

Connect with the White Dakini Drubchen by either sponsoring a Tsog, Butterlamp offerings, or through the Ceremony For The Deceased. We hope you enjoyed our “Aspects Of Drubchen” Series. With the White Dakini Drubchen underway at Tara Mandala, ways to make a connection with this Drubchen may involve either an offering or sponsoring. We are … More

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Aspects Of Drubchen: The White Dakini Drubchen, August 5-16

Welcome to our “Aspects Of Drubchen” Series, an offering of background information on our White Dakini Drubchen, and the incredible world of Drubchen. Drubchen (“The Great Accomplishment”) is a ceremony of extensive practice, usually lasting ten days. This involves a powerful combination of the elements of Vajrayana practice, including the visualization, mudra, chant and music … More

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Volunteer for the White Dakini Drubchen

Tara Mandala is looking for volunteers to help facilitate the White Dakini Drubchen on August 7-16. Come join us as a volunteer for our annual Drubchen (Great Accomplishment Ceremony), of the White Dakini practice from Do Khyentse’s Dzinpa Randröl (Self-Liberation from Fixation) treasure cycle, a lineage coming directly from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to Tulku Sang-ngag … More

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

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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 … More

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Chöd Conference Schedule Announced

Announcing the Schedule for the Historic First International Chöd-Zhije Conference on July 12-16, 2017. Just over 3 weeks to go until the Chöd-Zhije Conference at Tara Mandala, an event that historically is the first of it’s kind. This is a precious opportunity to be part of a rare gathering of leading scholars and practitioners researching … More

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Announcing the Residence of Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma

We are happy to announce the upcoming residence of Venerable Drüpon Lama Karma (1954-) and Khandro Tshering from Bhutan at Tara Mandala, starting in the beginning of July. Lama Tsultrim met Drüpon Lama Karma at a Drubchen presided over by Tulku Sangngag Rinpoche, who is the Dharma heir of Pegyal Lingpa, in Siliguri, India in … More

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Announcement – New Executive Director

Dear Friends of Tara Mandala, As many of you know, our interim Executive Director, Aly O’Desky, will be transitioning out of the ED role in October. We are deeply grateful for her two years of service at Tara Mandala during which time she has helped the organization immensely holding such roles as Assistant to the … More

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Limited Time To Register for Parchangma Chöd with Lama Tsultrim Allione and Anna Raithel

“It is important to point out that Chöd is not done to ‘get what you want.’ The point of Chöd is really the opposite, to let go of what you cling to.” – Lama Tsultrim Allione. There is now a limited time to register for the Parchangma Chöd retreat on June 23-27 at Tara Mandala. … More

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