Lopön Chandra Easton

Lopön Chandra Easton is a teacher and translator of Tibetan Buddhism, focusing on the lineage of Machig Labdrön and Lama Tsultrim Allione. She has taught Buddhism and Yoga since 2001 and co-translated “Sublime Dharma: A Compilation of Two Texts on the Great Perfection.” She is currently on the Tara Mandala Bay Area coordinating committee, through which she teaches and organizes events in the Bay Area. Visit www.shunyatayoga.com and www.taramandalasf.org.


Events with Lopön Chandra Easton

Wisdom Rising: Divine and Diverse - Awaken the Empowered Feminine Within: A Women’s Retreat
May 24, 2018

You have engaged in meditation, yoga or mindfulness practices and enjoyed a deep level of self-connection, relaxation and ease. Yet, you find it challenging to integrate your inner experiences on the cushion or mat into the current daily expressions of divisiveness, bigotry and violence in our world. You may feel…

Prajña Paramita: The Great Wisdom Mother - A Meditation Retreat
May 31, 2018

Prajña Paramita is the Great Mother. She is luminous clarity that is full of compassion. She is a deity, a symbol, and a sutra. Above all, she is the teaching that guides us to the experience of prajña, or wisdom, which is the capacity to perceive the ineffable vastness of…

Wisdom Rising in the Wild: Mandala of the Enlightened Feminine, A Women’s Wilderness Retreat
July 7, 2018

This retreat will bring the spirit of Wisdom Rising, a movement started by Lama Tsultrim Allione, into the wild. Following in the footsteps of the sages of old who lived and practiced in nature, we will practice deeply, sitting under trees in direct contact with the elements, on the beautiful…

Shadow Yoga: In Depth Studies
July 18, 2018

This retreat is for students who study with Chandra and Scott and have extensive experience with the Prelude Forms, Nrtta Sadhana and Asana-angahara. We will immerse ourselves in the natural rhythms of morning and evening practice. There will be time for group class and discussion as well as for individualized…

Embodied Awakening: Cultivating Prana in Spiritual Practice
July 27, 2018

What is the role of prana in spiritual practice? How do we cultivate balanced prana? What are signs of balance and imbalance and what can we do when prana gets out of whack? Prana (known in Tibetan as rlung and in Chinese as qi) is the cosmic force that links…

Awakening the Compassionate Heart: Mind Training (Lojong) for Our Times, A Meditation Retreat
August 31, 2018

Mind Training (Lojong) offers practical and inspiring teachings for cultivating compassion, patience, and perspective. With a particular focus on integrating all of your life’s experiences onto the path of awakening, these pithy teachings help you to bring your practice into your life and develop a greater capacity to feel compassion for…