Vajrayana

  • Tara Mandala – Pagosa Springs Colorado Pagosa Springs Colorado
    Ongoing
    October 15 - April 10 A one-week minimum is required. Mondays and Fridays are check-in and check-out days. We are happy to announce that the Prajña Residence Hall will be open for personal retreats during the above dates, pending availability around group retreats. In cases of smaller group retreats, rooms may remain available. This is a great opportunity to do retreat in a supported and…
  • Tara Mandala – Pagosa Springs Colorado Pagosa Springs Colorado
    Ongoing
    The beauty of nature, quietness, and solitude supported me so much in letting the vajra mind shine through. Having time for my practice with no outer worldly pressure helped me to deeply relax into my meditation, creating space. I’m deeply grateful for this precious time on Tara’s Land!     -Vera M. Retreat, or returning back to a place of origin, is an age-old practice in many cultures.…
  • Acharya Richard John.

    Acharya Richard John.
    Acharya Richard John.
    Your guide
    Dorje Denma Ling Shambhala Meditation Retreat Centre – Tatamagouche Nova Scotia Tatamagouche Nova Scotia
    Jun 5 - 7, 2020 (3 days)
    This weekend retreat is open to all practitioners—newer students and tantrikas—who wish to deepen their meditation practice. Mahamudra, the "great symbol," is among the most profound traditions of vajrayana Buddhism, but it is also extremely simple and direct. This retreat will be a pre-vajrayana introduction. We will deepen the practices of shamatha and vipashyana meditation to look at the…
  • Michele Loew

    Michele Loew
    Robert A.F. Thurman

    Robert A.F. Thurman
    Michele Loew +1
    Your guides
    Menla Retreat & Spa – Phoenicia New York Phoenicia New York
    Jan 22 - 29, 2020 (8 days)
    This year’s Buddha & Yogis retreat in Molokai, Hawaii will intimately explore the super-subtle sciences of Vajrayana found in Mahayana Buddhist Tantras & the Yogic Tantras of Saivism and Vaishnavism. We will explore these subtle mind yogas intellectually and experientially with daily practices of yoga asana, pranayama, mantra & meditation within the tantric mandala, and with…
  • Paula van Lammeren

    Paula van Lammeren
    Paula van Lammeren
    Your guide
    Tara Mandala – Zutphen Gelderland Netherlands Zutphen Gelderland Netherlands
    Feb 15 - 16, 2020 (2 days) See 1 more date
    The workshop provides a thorough grounding in this remarkable method for transforming and befriending negative emotions, fears, illness and self defeating patterns; and introduces the radical notion that to heal and transform ourselves we must ‘feed’ not fight our demons. The process has been developed and carefully designed by Lama Tsultrim Allione, author of ‘Women of Wisdom’ and…
  • Timothy Quigley, Director of Umdze Corps

    Timothy Quigley, Director of Umdze Corps
    Acharya Christie Cashman

    Acharya Christie Cashman
    Timothy Quigley, Director of Umdze Corps +1
    Your guides
    Sky Lake Retreat Center – Rosendale New York Rosendale New York
    Feb 17 - 23, 2020 (7 days)
    The vajrayana teachings are renowned for providing the strongest medicine in times of the greatest confusion. But it’s also during these times that practices such as invoking the deity, resting in the nature of mind, or engaging in sacred perception can feel very remote. Throughout this week-long retreat, we will explore how wrathful, peaceful, and effortless vajrayana methods “touch the…
  • Tara Mandala
    Ongoing
    Feeding Your Demons®: Level One (FYD I) is the first course in a three-part Online Training Series. In this level, Lama Tsultrim Allione (the developer of Feeding Your Demons® teaches the five steps of FYD in depth, with lectures, demonstrations, guided meditations and assignments. She also teaches the history and philosophical roots of the practice, specific therapeutic applications of…
  • Robert A.F. Thurman

    Robert A.F. Thurman
    Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

    Dr. Nida Chenagtsang
    Robert A.F. Thurman +1
    Your guides
    Menla Retreat & Spa – Phoenicia New York Phoenicia New York
    Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2020 (4 days)
    Literally meaning the ‘utmost yoga,’ Ati Yoga (Tibetan: Dzogchen) is the pinnacle of Buddhist Vajrayana practice. It is the most simple, direct and profound path to reveal the primordial wisdom, which is our basic nature. In this three day practice-centered retreat, Dr. Nida offers Ati Yoga instruction according to Tibet’s great 12th century physician and meditation adept Yuthok Yönten…
  • Tara Mandala – Pagosa Springs Colorado Pagosa Springs Colorado
    Mar 21 - May 9, 2020 (50 days)
    In this 7-week course, Lama Tsultrim takes you through the development of the feminine in Buddhism, the mandala principle, an introduction to the fierce feminine of the dakinis, the five buddha families, and several transformative meditation practices.
  • Wonderwell Mountain Refuge – Grantham New Hampshire Grantham New Hampshire
    Jun 25 - 30, 2020 (6 days)
    What is Vajrayana Buddhism? In this week-long intensive, we will explore the vibrant tradition of the Vajrayana, the branch of Buddhism practiced in the Himalayan Regions of East Asia, including Tibet and Bhutan. We will explore Vajrayana’s key features and how to enter into relationship with this path. Some topics we will explore in depth include: The view, meditation, and action of Vajrayana…
  • Robert A.F. Thurman

    Robert A.F. Thurman
    Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

    Dr. Nida Chenagtsang
    Robert A.F. Thurman +1
    Your guides
    Menla Retreat & Spa – Phoenicia New York Phoenicia New York
    Mar 2 - 5, 2020 (4 days)
    Tsaloong trulkhor, meaning the ‘magic wheel of channels and winds,’ refers to a system of Tibetan classical yogic practices that work with visualization, breath, and physical exercises. It awakens the channels, energy, and consciousness (body, energy, and mind) designed to awaken your deepest truest nature. For the first time in the United States, Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, lineage holder of the…
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  • Polly Ryan, MA, MFT

    Polly Ryan, MA, MFT
    Polly Ryan, MA, MFT
    Your guide
    Tara Mandala – Pagosa Springs Colorado Pagosa Springs Colorado
    Oct 22 - Nov 5, 2020 (15 days)
    In 2020 we will return to Bhutan to Druk Zangri Khamar, the seat of Machig Labdrön’s lineage in Bhutan. During the 2020 pilgrimage Return to Zangri, we will be visiting our sister Sangha from across the earth and dive deeper into our tradition. We will learn the actual melodies and dances from Machig’s seat in Tibet, Zangri Khamar. We will then participate in their annual Drubchö and…
  • Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam

    Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam
    Magyu Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam
    Your guide
    Tara Mandala – Pagosa Springs Colorado Pagosa Springs Colorado
    Jul 12 - Aug 30, 2020 (50 days)
    In this online program you will learn the Green Tara practice from the Ösel Dorje Sangdzö, the “Luminous Secret Vajra Treasury,” a terma (revealed treasure) of Adzom Drukpa.
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  • Trishna Horvath

    Trishna Horvath
    Trishna Horvath
    Your guide
    Inner Adventure Travel – Sausalito California Sausalito California
    Ongoing
    Contact me to discuss dates! This yoga retreat on Bali and is unique, and amazing. The venue is lovely and the yoga practices are deeply refreshing for mind, body and soul! We will reside in the beautifully terraced region of Eastern Bali. An optional add on excursion would have you on a pilgrimage to Borobudur Stupa in Central Java. Trishna is particularly excited and inspired to offer the…
  • Shastri Sandra Ladley

    Shastri Sandra Ladley
    Shastri Sandra Ladley
    Your guide
    Casa Werma – Pátzcuaro Michoacán Mexico Pátzcuaro Michoacán Mexico
    Jan 25 - Feb 1, 2020 (8 days)
    We can make ourselves miserable or we can make ourselves strong. The amount of effort is the same. * * * Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. ~~Ani Pema Chodron This retreat is for women to come together in a beautiful setting surrounded by lush gardens to experience deep meditation practice, sacred community and creative expression. We will have the opportunity…

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