Elizabeth Callahan

(Joining Via Zoom)

Elizabeth Callahan began her contemplative training and Tibetan studies in 1977, and completed two three-year retreats at Kagyu Thubten Chöling, New York, under the direction of Kalu Rinpoche. She is a student of Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, and has translated key texts of the Karma Kagyu tradition, including Mahamudra: Ocean of Definitive Meaning, Profound Inner Principles, and, most recently, Moonbeams of Mahamudra. She has been a Tsadra Foundation Fellow since 2002 and is the director of the Tsadra Foundation Studies Scholarship Program.

Because of the current Covid situation in New York, Elizabeth Callahan won’t be travelling this year. She will be joining via Zoom.

Events with Elizabeth Callahan

Mahamudra Datun 2023: Discovering the True Nature of Mind
May 19 - June 18, 2023

“When mind is without reference point, that is mahàmudrà. When you are accustomed to and familiar with this, unsurpassable awakening is attained.” – Tilopa; Mahàmudrà: The Ocean of Definitive Meaning, p 174. Please join retreat leaders Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach and Nancy Huszagh for an advanced, month-long mahamudra retreat. We will use as the practice text, the shamatha and vipashyana meditation instructions from the ninth Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje’s Pointing Out the Dharmakaya, translated by the Vajravairochana Translation Committee. The retreat will follow a traditional three-year retreat format — four practice sessions per day. Authorization to attend is restricted to Vajrayana practitioners. Study…