Teachers

Elizabeth Callahan

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.

Events with Elizabeth Callahan

Mahamudra Retreat: Cultivating Stillness and Insight
October 16, 2019

“Mahamudra is a situation in which a person’s state of mind can be completely transformed by two factors: devotion and practice.” – Chögyam Trungpa; Mahàmudrà: Volume Three. The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, p 159. “If you want your mind to rest, you must hold your body in the meditation posture.” – Düsum Khyenpa; The Ocean of Definitive Meaning, p 94. Please join retreat leaders Elizabeth Callahan, Scott Wellenbach, Yeshe Palmo and Nancy Huszagh who are pleased to present a second intensive mahamudra retreat for 2019. We will, again, use as the practice text, the shamatha and vipashyana…