Category Archives: Tara Mandala Retreat Center

Mandala Training Level 1: Meeting the Mandala of the Five Wisdom Dakinis

Begin your Mandala Training, and journey into the Mandala of the Five Dakinis developed by Lama Tsultrim Allione. As Lama Tsultrim takes the message of Wisdom Rising across the world, Tara Mandala offers the first ever Mandala Training Level 1 retreat on September 19-23, an immersion of the Five Dakini Mandala practice as taught by … More

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Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Levels I and II

“As long as there is an ego, there are demons. When there is no more ego, there are no more demons either!” ~ Machig Labdrön. Serving our community provides cohesion, trust, and clarity, and is especially needed during these times of uncertainty. With the Feeding Your Demons®: Kapala Training Level II retreat on July 27 … More

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Get involved! Wisdom Rising Book Launch

Join the movement of Wisdom Rising! Lama Tsultrim’s new book, Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine, comes at a time when people are rising up against injustice of all kinds. Lama Tsultrim is passionate about giving women and men a method to create positive change in their lives, and in the … More

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Saga Dawa Düchen – Celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment and Parinirvana

Happy Saga Dawa Düchen! Tara Mandala extend wishes to all for a wonderful Saga Dawa Düchen, the full moon of the fourth month of the Tibetan lunar calendar. This full moon is the most sacred day of the year in the Tibetan calendar occurring today, Tuesday, May 29. It commemorates the enlightenment and parinirvana (death) … More

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Register Now for Sutrayana: The Journey of the Buddha

What are the Buddha’s teachings on the nature of suffering? And how can we relate to all beings? Do you yearn to find the truths of life’s fundamental questions? The Sutras that the Buddha taught contain power, beauty, and simplicity, that unravel the mysteries of life. Come and explore these profound teachings with us, at … More

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Guided Green Tara Meditation with Lama Tsultrim

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Beginners To Buddhism Retreats

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Being Beautifully Human at Tara Mandala

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New Retreat Program Work Exchange at Tara Mandala

Tara Mandala is excited to announce our Retreat Program Work Exchange for 2018. It is our great joy to host retreatants from all over the world, who visit to receive profound teachings from many wisdom traditions, experience a harmonious community, and take in the beauty of the land. We understand that committing to a retreat … More

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Streaming Live in 5 mins! Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo and Lama Tsultrim Allione

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Don’t Miss Lama Karma This Summer

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Employment Opportunities @ Tara Mandala

Join the Tara Mandala community, offer your services to the Dharma, and deepen your practice on the land. We are excited to announce that we have several employment opportunities available at Tara Mandala! Have you ever thought about integrating your work life and Dharma practice in a more cohesive way, or want to live in … More

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Machig Labdrön’s Birthday Live Stream This Sunday

“Look for the essence of mind – this is meaningful. When you look at mind, there is nothing to be seen. In this very not seeing, you see the definitive meaning.” ~ Machig Labdrön. Join us via Live Stream this Sunday, April 29, 2018, as we practice the Rinchen Trengwa as a community at Tara … More

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June Retreats: Blossoming of Summer & Opening of Hearts

Visit Tara Mandala this June for the blossoming of Summer, & the opening of one’s heart to compassion and transformation. We want to remind you of these deeply transformational retreats in June. Join us in teachings that are essential for the earth and all people right now, practices that touch the heart of being human, … More

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3 Yana Retreat: The Contemplative Development of Buddhism

Enter the world of the Three Yanas, the complete and immersive teachings of Sutrayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana. Tara Mandala welcomes all to The Three Yanas, our most extensive retreat, from June 17 – July 14. Upon completing this life-changing journey, one will have cultivated the ground for all Buddhist practice to emerge from, with 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 beautiful Southwest Colorado mountains. 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 … More

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Wisdom Rising at Tara Mandala Retreat Center

Wisdom Rising retreats offer practices of healing and self-empowerment that will awaken the fierce feminine in ourselves, our society, and the world. •  Wisdom Rising: Divine and Diverse – Awaken the Empowered Feminine Within: A Women’s RetreatWith Lopön Chandra Easton, Karla Jackson-Brewer, Alejandra Siroka, M.A. and Ranjini George | May 24 – 28, 2018Register Now •  Wisdom … More

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Spring Equinox 21 Taras Drubchö: Flower & Butter Lamp Sponsorships

Offer flowers to Tara, opening your heart to her blessings, and symbolizing the flowering of Enlightenment. Every day of the Spring Equinox 21 Taras Drubchö this March, we will offer fresh and colorful flowers to all 21 Taras. We invite you to share in this meritorious offering rich with abundant qualities of design, color, fragrance, … More

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Saturday 3/31 – Open Webcast Transmission with Lama Tsultrim Allione

Dear Tara Mandala Community, On Saturday, March 31st Lama Tsultrim Allione will offer our Open Webcast Transmission event. During this free LIVE webcast, she offers the Oral Transmission (rLung) for four 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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Explore the World of Sacred Tibetan Art

Explore the world of traditional Tibetan art and the sacred methods in creating a Tibetan Thangka. Have you ever admired a Tibetan Thangka and wondered about its magic and mystery? Lama Gyurme Rabje will teach the Sacred Tibetan Art Retreat on the weekend of May 24-27, shedding light on this topic. A retreat for broadening … 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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Pre-Order Lama Tsultrim’s NEW book.

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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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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Letter from Lama Tsultrim: Spring Equinox 21 Taras Drubchö

Dear Friends, I wanted to write to you today, to let you know about a special event happening at Tara Mandala March 17-24. It will be the first ever annual Spring Equinox 21 Taras Drubchö, an Accomplishment Ceremony, practicing with each of the 21 Taras. Drupön Lama Karma with lead the Drubchö as Vajra Master. … 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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