Mahayana Retreats

  • $600
    Mahayana: Vast View, Open Heart
    Jun 27, 2018 - 8 days
    This retreat will explore new developments that took place during the Mahayana period such as the Prajnaparamita Sutra, Madhyamaka and Yogacara philosophies, Buddha Nature, and the greater emphasis on compassionate motivation. Meditations on Tonglen, the Four Immeasurables, and the Six Paramitas will also be taught. We are excited to announce that this year, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will join us for…
  • $1590
    1 Month Buddhist Meditation & Yoga Retreat
    Dec 31, 2017 - 29 days
                                                                      "Life has a meaning and it hasn´t. It depends on who you are. If you really live your life, then life has a meaning. Everybody has a life, but not all of them live.…
  • $4490
    3 Month Buddhist Meditation & Yoga Retreat
    Feb 4, 2018 - 78 days
                                                                         "Life has a meaning and it hasn´t. It depends on who you are. If you really live your life, then life has a meaning. Everybody has a life, but not all of…
  • Mar 11, 2018
    Open House Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple, which includes a brief introduction to meditation with time for Q&A and a vegetarian buffet lunch. Please plan to arrive by 9:30am. All visitors must sign in at the office. The tour starts promptly at 10am and ends by 1pm, followed…
  • Apr 14, 2018
    Open House Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple, which includes a brief introduction to meditation with time for Q&A and a vegetarian buffet lunch. Please plan to arrive by 9:30am. All visitors must sign in at the office. The tour starts promptly at 10am and ends by 1pm, followed…
  • May 12, 2018
    Open House Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple, which includes a brief introduction to meditation with time for Q&A and a vegetarian buffet lunch. Please plan to arrive by 9:30am. All visitors must sign in at the office. The tour starts promptly at 10am and ends by 1pm, followed…
  • Oct 6, 2018
    Open House Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple, which includes a brief introduction to meditation with time for Q&A and a vegetarian buffet lunch. Please plan to arrive by 9:30am. All visitors must sign in at the office. The tour starts promptly at 10am and ends by 1pm, followed…
  • Sep 2, 2018
    Open House Tara Mandala is open to the public several times each year. You are welcome to join us for a guided tour of our beautiful Retreat Center and Tara Temple, which includes a brief introduction to meditation with time for Q&A and a vegetarian buffet lunch. Please plan to arrive by 9:30am. All visitors must sign in at the office. The tour starts promptly at 10am and ends by 1pm, followed…

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  • Jan 12, 2018 - 4 days
    Join us for a rare and incredibly beneficial practice lead by Ven Amy Miller. Nyung Nä is an intensive two-and-a-half-day purification practice based on Thousand-Armed Chenrezig (the Buddha of Infinite Compassion). It is a fantastic way to purify amazing amounts of negative karma in a short time while developing compassion. The practice involves Mahayana precepts, prostrations, prayers,…
  • Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking. Rumi
  • $1250
    Bali Java Yoga and Charya
    Apr 1, 2018 - 9 days
    Hatha Yoga and Mudra Dance Meditation in Bali and Java This yoga retreat in Bali and Borobudur is unique, and amazing. The venues are lovely and the yoga practices are deeply refreshing for mind, body and soul! We start on the slope of the sacred mountain Gunung Agung in Bali, and finish at the ancient Buddhist Stupa of Borobudur in Java.Trishna is particularly excited and inspired to offer…
  • $1727
    Three Yana Retreat
    Jun 17, 2018 - 28 days
    The Three Yana retreat will cover the historical and contemplative development of Buddhism involving a combination of meditation practice and daily teachings. During each section there will be noble silence and six hours of practice per day as well as two hours of teachings by Tara Mandala Authorized Teachers. An optional oral exam will be given at the end of each yana. Lodging and meals between…
  • $600
    Sutrayana: The Journey of the Buddha
    Jun 17, 2018 - 8 days
    Sutrayana looks deeply at the life of the Buddha and his teachings, including the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eight-fold Path and the Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination. We will do intensive practice of Shamata (calm abiding) and walking meditation, and we will also learn about Buddhism through the life stories of the Buddha. During the retreat there will be noble silence and six hours of…
  • $108
    Benefit for Tara Mandala and Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery: An Afternoon of Intimate Dialogue
    Jul 1, 2018
    Join us for an intimate afternoon with two of the most well-known and influential female Buddhist teachers in the West today, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo and Lama Tsultrim Allione. They will answer audience questions and share stories and insights from their many years of Dharma practice and teaching. There will be a tea break with a chance for book and CD signing. Following the dialogue will be a…
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