• $292.00 – Camping
  • $360.00 – Dorm Yurt
  • $292.00 – Commuting

Prices are per person. A double has two twin beds.

Date & Time Details: This retreat begins with a mandatory registration period from 2pm to 4pm on the first day and ends after lunch on the last day.

Location: Tara Mandala Retreat Center

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A Precious Human Birth-Day Weekend

With Lama Tsultrim Allione, Peter Rowan, Erik Jampa Andersson and Karla Jackson-Brewer

September 29 - October 2, 2017

Come celebrate Lama Tsultrim Allione’s 70th Birthday at Tara Mandala.

Join us for a weekend of celebration including a Friday evening wine reception, Saturday Chöd Tsog and an evening concert, featuring Peter Rowan, Erik Jampa Andersson and Karla Jackson-Brewer singing their ‘Dharmatized’ originals. Sunday we will hike to Opal Lake for a picnic.

Reserve your spot for this joyful weekend!



Lama Tsultrim Allione
Lama Tsultrim Allione is founder and resident lama of Tara Mandala.  She is author of Women of Wisdom and Feeding Your Demons. Born in New England to an academic/publishing family, she traveled to India in her late teens and was ordained as a Buddhist nun at the age of 22…
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Peter Rowan
Peter Rowan – GRAMMY-Award winner and six-time GRAMMY nominee, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, Peter’s stint in Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia and his subsequent breakout…
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Erik Jampa Andersson
Erik Jampa Andersson is a Tibetan Medicine practitioner, performer, and Tara Mandala apprentice teacher. After meeting the Dharma at age 12, he developed a deep love for the Tibetan tradition and became a student of Lama Tsultrim’s at 14. For more information, please visit
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Karla Jackson-Brewer
Karla Jackson-Brewer, MS, Tara Mandala Authorized Teacher, has been practicing Chöd for 26 years and has assisted Lama Tsultrim on many Chöd retreats. Since 2013, she has taught Chöd with Lama Tsultrim and Chandra Easton. Karla is an adjunct Professor in the Women’s & Gender Studies Department and the Africana…
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