News From the World of Tara Dhatu Dance

Tara Dhatu Featured on Tricycle Site

Karen Greenspan is a New York City based dance journalist. She reports on global dance traditions and contemporary dance and ...
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Dancing Tara in Olympia

Kim Abbey holds a Tara Dhatu circle in Olympia, Washington. She writes… Here’s a photo of the Nalanda Institute in ...

Annual Tara Retreat Golden Bay, NZ

Catherine Walker has been offering a Mandala of Tara retreat at the Shambhala Center in Golden Bay, the far north ...

Spontaneous Dance of Tara’s Qualities in the Ozarks

Adrianne LaBry Smith is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu teacher, living in Lafayette, Louisiana and on her family retreat land ...

Tara Danced at KCC Portland

Phyllis Moses is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu teacher.  She has supported the Tara Dance since it’s inception on Maui 32 ...

Tara, Dancing in Phoenix, Vermont, Guarapari and Maui

It was a powerful approach to the full moon, November 8-10. We had three mandalas turning that weekend, one in ...

Tara Dances In Virginia Beach

November 2019 Jacquelyn Sendak-Zavaleta and her husband Rigdzen returned to Virginia Beach to share dances of Tara with a group that has ...

Felicity is Dancing Tara in Japan

Felicity Oswell is resident in Sydney, Australia and has been leading a circle of Tara Dancing there for 22 years. ...

Nritya Mandala Mahavihara Celebrates 10 Years

Nritya Mandala Mahavihara is an authentic Newar Nepali temple in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Prajwal, the resident priest, is ...

Dancing Tara in Virginia Beach

July 2019 Jacquelyn Sendak-Zavaleta and her husband Rigdzen returned to Virginia Beach to share dances of Tara with a group ...

Tara is Dancing in Woodstock

Amber Roniger recently joined our Tara Dhatu Educational Program as a Level 1 facilitator. Inspired by the activity generated by ...

Tara Danced at the Sakyadhita Conference In the Blue Mountains Australia

Felicity Oswell is one of Tara Dhatu’s most senior teachers. Her residence is in Sydney, Australia where she has worked ...

Dancing Tara at the Portland Buddhist Festival

Phyllis Moses is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu teacher.  She has supported the Tara Dance since it’s inception on Maui 32 years ...

Dancing Tara for Women with Disabilities

Amina has worked with disability most of her life. She has often represented the differently abled, advocating for their rights ...

Tara Is Dancing In The Encyclopedia Of Women In World Religions!

Several years ago Phyllis Moses was asked to write a lengthy article about Taradhatu. When Barbara Patton, a TDEP Facilitator ...

Charging the Wealth Vase

For some years our good friend Andrea Abinanti, who lives on Manjushri Hill, Swayambu, Kathmandu, Nepal, has kept a Wealth ...

Prayers for Our Dear Elizabeth Breck

Elizabeth Breck dancing Tara of Irresistible Truth Teresa Tara Noor is a long time Tara dancer and leader who lives ...

Tara Dances at the Parliament Of World Religions

Parvati led a group of Tara Dancers in presenting a Tara Dance workshop at the Parliament Of World Religions in ...

Tara Dances in Chile

The Flowering Of Divine Mother Tara In the Andean Lands Myri Dakini has been cultivating a group of young women ...

Tara Retreat at Shambhala, Golden Bay, Aotearoa

Catherine Walker has been a devoted Tara Dance teacher for many years. She has kept the dance alive in the ...

Giving Tues 2018

Your support makes it possible for us to spin the wheels of of light and inspiration all over this beautiful ...

Tara’s Masks Dance the Mandala in Caxias

For many years I have had the impulse to create masks of Tara for the dancers, and this aspiration has ...

Congratulations – Two Tara Babies Born

At the monlam this year we were treated to two of our lovely dancers pregnant, and only a few days ...

Tara is Dancing in Guarapari

A few days after Myri Dakini arrived at her home in Brasilia, after traveling more than 24 hours  from Portland, Oregon, she ...

Dancing Tara at the Sakya Monastery in Seattle

Seattle was one of the first cities outside of Hawaii that the Tara Dance was offered. In the audience was ...

Tara Dances in Virginia

Jacquelyn Sendak Zavaleta has been sharing the Tara Dances in Virginia for several years,accompanied by her Tara Protector husband, Rigdzin Zavaleta. ...

Tara Dances in Portland

Myri Dakini is Prema’s personal assistant, Assistant Director of Tara Dhatu’s Educational Programs and the Director, President and main mentor ...

Tara Dances at KTD Woodstock, New York

Hope is dedicated to the dances of Tara Dhatu and has organized workshops for Prema, Parvati and other senior teachers. ...

Gutsy Women – Prema & Myri on FM Radio

Our dear friend and Tara dancer, Amorah St. John, has a radio program called “Gutsy Women” on Maui public radio, ...

Tara Dances in Phoenix – A Profound Weekend Retreat

The Phoenix Tara Circle has been turning for many years under the guidance of Senior Mentor and Teacher, Parvati. Each year ...

Dancing Tara in New Zealand: A Magical Mystery Mandala Tour

Adrianne and Clare Adrianne LaBry Smith is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu teacher. She met Clare Woodham at the Monlam ...

Phyllis Reports on Monlam in Northwest Dharma Web News

Phyllis Moses is one of our precious Level 3 Tara Dhatu teachers, living in Vancouver, Washington. She has been our ...

Dancing Tara at the Women in Buddhism Conference in Seattle

Kim Abbey is a relatively new Tara Dance facilitator but a long time Tara Dancer. It is wonderful to see ...

Dancing Tara at the Sakya Monastery in Seattle

Seattle was one of the first cities outside of Hawaii that the Tara Dance was offered. In the audience was ...

Post-Monlam Brasilia Tour & Prayers

Sherry Harris from Kauai, Hawaii traveled to Brasilia, Brazil to participate in the Festival of Peace, Festival of Prayer, Tara ...

Post Monlam Visit to Chapada Imperial

Our last official day together in Brazil Prema and Myri put together a very special grand finale.  An hour bus ...

Read More: Monlam Day 2, May 24, 2018

Glad you are with us today! Prajwal continued teaching his morning class, which was deeply appreciated. Dressed in white, we ...

Read More: Day 1 Monlam May 23, 2018

Greetings from Paradise on Earth. After years of aspirations, devoted work and planning, today the Monlam begins! Om Tare! Guided ...

Read More: Pre-Monlam Day 3 May 22, 2018

The excitement is building—the Monlam starts tomorrow! Today is a day of practice and preparation centered around the Mandala of ...

Read More: Pre-Monlam Day 2 May 21, 2018

Welcome to Pre-Monlam Day 2! We hope you feel connected to us here at the Paradise on Earth Retreat Center ...

Read More: Pre-Monlam Day 3 (Tuesday) May 22, 2018

Premliminaries Dukkar–Portuguese an English Setting up the mandalas: 3 groups two that would have masks–amazing job as usual of honoring ...

Read More: Pre-Monlam Day 1 May 20, 2018

Sunny skies and cool temperatures welcomed us to Day 1 Pre-Monlam.  After generating our Motivation and dancing refuge and bodhicitta ...

READ MORE: Arriving at Paraiso Na Terra May 19 2018

We are so happy to be connecting with all of you from beautiful Paradise on Earth retreat center in Brazil! ...

Live From The Tara Peace & Prayer Monlam Festival in Brazil

Read More: Conclusion of Monlam, May 27, 2018 Read More: Monlam Day 4, May 26, 2018 Read More: Monlam Day ...

Read More: Monlam Day 3, May 25, 2018

Our last day at the retreat center before leaving for our next location in the city of Brasilia… At our ...

Read More: Monlam Day 4, May 26, 2018

Greetings from Brasilia–so glad you have connected with us today! Our morning was left open so we could enjoy a ...

Read More: Conclusion of Monlam, May 27, 2018

So happy to be connecting with all of you one last time and to have the opportunity to share the ...

Tara is Dancing in the Heart of Acadiana!

Adrianne LaBry Smith is a Tara Dhatu Level 3 Teacher. In 2005 she was inspired to join the Tara Dhatu ...

Tara is Dancing in Virginia

By Rev. Jacquelyn Sendak Zavaleta Having shared the Introduction to Tara and the Dharma dances of Tara Dhatu in Virginia ...

Dancing Tara with Prema and Myri in Europe

Almost a year ago I was asked, if I could go anywhere before I died where would I go. Bubbling up ...

Tara is Dancing in the Bay Area, California

Floods, Hurricanes and Fires Oh My!!! Pia Hagan is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu Teacher in the Bay Area of  California. Many ...

Myri On Tour, Dancing Tara in Chile and S. Brazil

Myri Dakini Naves is an outstanding dancer and a sincere dharma practitioner. In Tara Dhatu South America she is the ...

Parvati Leads Tara’s Mandala – Seattle, Phoenix, Woodstock

Parvati Forrest Anee Burke is one of our most senior teachers. Her dedication has led her to be our Central Coordinator, ...

Dancing Tara in Woodstock

 Dance in the Mandala of Tara In Woodstock, NY Fri Intro Evening open to all at KTD Monastary With the ...

A Precious Meeting in the Heart of Tara

September 10th the Maui Tara Dancers had the good fortune to present a sacred dance offering to the respected and beloved ...

Dancing Tara for Dagmola on Maui

While on tour in Europe I received a message from my dear dharma friend and teacher, Dagmola Kushog. Some members ...

Annual Aug Kauai Tara Retreat Special Offer & Reflections

For many years Tara Dhatu has hosted and annual camp on the beautiful island of Kauai.  Situated in one of ...

Creating A Brighter Future: A Bright Nepal Report

It’s a New Year! The Nepali school year transitions from one to the next around the middle of April every ...

Tara Dances at Texas Yoga Retreat

Anjali Maazel is a Tara Dhatu Student/teacher in Austin, Texas and was invited to teach at a weekend-long women’s yoga ...

Tara is Dancing in New Zealand

Catherine Callaghan is one of our most active Student Teachers in New Zealand. She is based in Nelson, in the ...

Long Life Prayer Music & Dance For Prema Dasara

Prema and Anjali at the Palri Pema Od Ling temple in Austin Anjali Maazel shares… The beautiful recording of Mercedes ...

Bright Nepal ~ Girls Rising… with a little help from their friends

Bright Nepal Girls  Begin the New School Year with BIG Changes And they need your generous support!  ******************************************************************* “Money is like ...

Tara is Dancing in Virginia

Jacquelyn Amid the GoddessesAt Dong Hung Temple Virginia Beach, VA Jacquelyn Sonam Lhamo and her husband Rigdzin are ardent dharma ...

Tara Is Dancing In Wimberly, Texas

Anjali Maazel has been leading a Tara Dance Circle in Wimberly, Texas. The group has lately been working with the ...

Dancing Tara With the Children in Victoria, Australia

Clare Woodham is a Level 2 Tara Dance teacher in Napier, New Zealand where she facilitates a lovely dharma center ...

Tara Dances in Vermont

Jacquelyn Sonam Lhamo and her husband Rigdzin are ardent dharma practitioners. Jacquelyn is a Level 2 Tara Dance teacher who ...

Blessings To All From Kathmandu

Every year our good friend Andrea Abinanti, long time resident of Kathmandu, Nepal, invites us to support her in making ...

The Balinese Masks of Tara – Complete

Mekare Fiske has midwifed through her capable hands and radiant heart the completion of a long held aspiration of Tara Dhatu ...

Season of Sangha’s Creative Wisdom Manifest

We asked you to share your creative explorations into your Tara practice.  Here is a sample of the tremendous talent ...

Tara Dhatu Season of Sangha FaceBook Fun with Friends

We have been playing some fun Q&A with FaceBook friends. See some of the answers below… Join the fun on ...

Tara Mantra Accumulation Invitation Attunement

Phyllis Moses writes: One tried and true method of bring these practices deeper within so that we can always feel the ...

Samdong Rinpoche Celebrates the Tara Dance

In 1998 fifty Tara Dancers from 11 countries of origin traveled to India and Nepal to dance the Mandala of ...

Eulogy for a Great Master of Odissi Sacred Dance Guru Ramani Ranjan Jena

My beloved Odissi teacher, Guru Ramani Ranjan Jena, has passed away. My sister dancer friend Elizabeth Burnett, who has a ...

Tara Dances in Java at the Sakyadhita Conference

Most of our Bali pilgrims opted to join us at the 14th Sakyadhita International Conference in a lush resort outside ...

Bali – Tara’s Pilgrimage in the Island of Wonder

June 2015 Myri and I took a group of pilgrims to Bali, land of beauty and mystery. Mekare Fiske had ...

New Year’s Greetings & Blessings From Nepal

Every year Tara Dhatu and members send Andrea Abinanti donations for the many pujas she arranges during the holiday season. ...

Dancing Tara Deep Down Under

Catherine Callaghan (center), Level 2 Tara Dhatu Teacher, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand reports… Judy (right), Liz (left) and I ...

Lamas Dance Tara at KTD

This year our merry Tara band was joined by Hope Jinishian. A resident of New England, Hope was volunteering and ...

Tara is Dancing in Golden Bay, Aotearoa

Catherine Callaghan has been leading the Tara Dances in New Zealand for six years. An accomplished dance teacher, she has ...

Myri Leads Cincinnati Sangha in Dancing Tara

Myri Dakini Nita-Rose Nita-Rose has been leading a circle of dancing Taras at her sacred abode in Cincinnati for several ...

VIDEO 11/11/11 – Prema leads Maui Taras in Mandala Dance Offering

Prema leads a group of Maui Taras in offering the Mandala Dance of the 21 Praises of Tara at a ...

Brasilia – Retreat Into the Heart of Tara

Ricardo rehearses the three teenagers before recording. Back in Brasilia we focused our attention on getting some songs recorded in ...

Tara is Dancing in Virginia

Jacquelyn Sonam Lhamo has been introducing groups to dancing Tara for many years. She was recently in Virginia and this ...

Headed South – From Ocean to Mountains Dancing Tara Brazil

 First Stop, Florianopolis, On the Beach From Bahia to Brasilia, we had only a couple of weeks to catch our ...

Prema Dances Tara In Brazil

Myri Dakini Myri met me at the airport in Salvadore, Bahia and we were whisked off to a hotel on ...

Northwesterners Dance Tara in Indonesia

Kim Abbey was a member of our pilgrimage to Bali and Yogyacarta. Deeply involved in supporting the dharma in Seattle, ...

Update On Nepal Retreat House Restoration Project – Andrea Abinanti

For several years I have been planning to restore these dilapidated five retreat houses for the nuns on Manjushree Hill, ...

Tara Dances In South Africa

Nita-Rose, one of our Tara Dhatu Dance facilitators, took a group of the Tara Dance community in Cincinnati to her ...

Dancing Tara in Austin and the Abode

Austin – In the Light of Guru Rinpoche Palri Pema Od Ling dharma center in Austin is a magical display ...

Dancing With the Dakinis – Prema On The Road

Things have been moving along magnificently and intensely and though I have the best intentions to keep up with my ...

May Special Price Offer Kauai Retreat 2015

An Exceptional Opportunity We have a great offer for you. Huge Discount for the Kauai Tara Retreat May/June Special Offer: ...

Devastating Earthquakes in Nepal ~ A Call for Action

Contribute to the Nepal Relief Fund ~   Read More About Tara Dhatu’s Community Relief Activity ~ Click Here Dear ...

Fundraiser Spotlight – The Swayambhu Retreat House Restoration Project

Andrea Abinanti shares: For the last several years I have been wanting to start the Retreat House Restoration project on ...

Tara’s Wisdom Cards Ready to Print

FANTASTIC GOOD NEWS The Long Awaited Tara Wisdom Cards are Ready for Printing My niece Jessica Zebrine has designed a ...

Ruth Denison – Dancing in the Clouds

Ruth at a retreat in Wood Valley on the Big Island A dear friend and profound dharma teacher, Ruth Denison ...

Tara Dancing at the Theosophical Convention

Marlene Butler, one of our Tara Dhatu facilitators in Napier, New Zealand, was invited to share Tara and the dance ...

Alchemy Through Trust & The Tara Dance

Marlene Butler, one of our very active Tara Dance Facilitators in Napier, New Zealand was invited to write an Article ...

Prayers for Long Life and Good Health

Andrea Abinanti, one of our senior teachers and a long time resident of the Kathmandu Valley invites Tara Dhatu every ...

Tara is Dancing in Belo Horizonte

Myri Dakini and Sayane Sayane is a new, Level One Facilitator of the Tara Dhatu Educational Program South America. She ...

Tara Dhatu’s Wealth Vase

  Tara Dhatu has the good fortune of maintaining a "Wealth Vase" in the Kathmandu Valley. The Tibetans have a ...

Tara Dances at Nouveau Devadasi Fusion Dance Festival

Pia Hagan graduated to Level 3 Tara Dhatu Student Teacher this year at our Kauai Camp. She has been developing ...

Tara Dances in North Island, New Zealand

Marlene has been introducing the Tara Dance at  Havelock North Taruna College, North Island, New Zealand. This Sunday - 23 ...

Strength In Adversity

Isabel front and center leads the dance Isabel Cristina de Azevedo is a Level 4 Tara Dhatu South America teacher/mentor ...

In Memory of Rinchen Khandro

Rinchen Khandro passed away Friday, November 14th. She was one of the early members of the Tara Dhatu Council of ...

Tara Dances in Caxias do Sul, South Brazil: by Michele Trentin

Michele Trentin is the owner/director of Rakaça Temple of Dance in Caxias do Sul, South Brazil. On 10 - 12 ...

*Now Available for Download* White Tara of the 6 Shields Meditation MP3

White Tara of the 6 Shields Meditation Mp3 Download was just made available in the Dance the Goddess Tara Dhatu ...

In Memory of Our Dear Tara Dance Sister, Mary Hunter

Our dear Tara Dance sister, Mary Hunter just passed away. Please keep her in your prayers, I am sure she ...

Rare Nepali Dance Sponsored by Tara Dhatu Bay Area Circle

Helen Appell is one of the foremost instructors in the exquisite art of Charya, an esoteric dance form developed by ...

Peru Called Tara to Dance

Visit the Photo Essays Below for ALL THE PICTURES! PHOTO ESSAY ONE: http://www.premadasara.net/TaraDhatu2014/Peru.html PHOTO ESSAY TWO: http://www.premadasara.net/TaraDhatu2014/Peru2.html   I heard ...

A New Means of Support

Tara Dhatu is pleased to announce that we are now able to receive monthly donations through PayPal. For years our ...

Tonesket Tara Dance for Lama Zopa

Last month (August)  Lama Zopa asked to see the progress of the Tara Dance that he had directed his students ...

Dancing for the Great Dragon in Brazil

His Holiness The Great Dragon Cilene has been a Tara Dancer in the Brasilia Circle for some years. While Myri ...

Flutter-By : A Poem by Leanora Orr

Leanora Orr has been a dancer in Tara's Mandala for many years. She has supported so many, selling her personal ...

Indian Village Children and Tara’s Songbook

Tsering Drolma of Arunachala Pradesh, a remote district in North East India, met our group of Tara Dhatu pilgrims at ...

Alchemy and the Tara Dance

Marlene Butler is a Tara Dhatu Student Teacher in Napier, North Island, New Zealand. She has been guiding the Napier ...

Bright Nepal

Anahata Iradah receives a gift from Pabitra Lama in appreciation for her ongoing support. Anahata Iradah is the co-director of ...

Stormy and the Lama

Renee (Ishtara) is a new Student Teacher in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her daughter Nita (Stormy) is seven years old and ...

Jessica is Headed to Tara Camp on Kauai : Fundraiser Report

Due to the generosity of the Tara community and beyond, Jessica Zebrine has met her fundraising goal, purchased all necessary ...

Tara is Dancing in Caxias

Michele Trentin is a Level One Facilitator in Tara Dhatu South America. Michele has developed a dance school in the ...

Tonasket Celebrates Their 2nd Annual Tara Dance Festival

Phyllis Moses, one of our main Tara Dhatu Teachers in the Northwest has been working with the Tonasket Community for ...

Tara is Dancing In Dublin

Natalie wearing purple in the center of the group Natalie Barella is a Tara Dhatu Student Teacher from Brazil, living ...

Phyllis Keeps Tara Dancing in the Pacific NorthWest

Phyllis Keeps Tara Dancing in the Pacific NorthWest Phyllis Moses has been dancing Tara since its early years on Maui. ...

Tara Is Dancing in Arunachala Pradesh

Tara Is Dancing in Arunachala Pradesh Prema Dasara, Spiritual and Creative Director, Tara Dhatu At the Sakyadhita conference in Bihar ...

Tara Dancing in New Zealand by Marlene Butler

Marlene Butler started facilitating the Tara Dance circle in Napier, New Zealand at the request of Clare who was going ...

Tara Dancing in Uruguay – Photo Essay

The Dancing Ladies of Montevideo Uruguay, a southern neighbor of Brazil, is the second smallest nation in South America, with a ...

The Mandala Turns in Curitiba, Brazil

Leila Carvalho is our Tara Dhatu South America Facilitator in Curitiba, Brazil. She sent this photo of her group practice ...

Giving Back Through Tara by Pia Hagan

Pia, Swift Protection Pia Hagan has been dancing Tara for seven years. Well known by attendants of the Tara Dance ...

Tara Dances in Austin, Texas

HeatherAsh & Sarah Austin is a town in Texas with attitude. One arrives at the airport and blasting forth is ...

Tara is Dancing in New Zealand

Catherine & Judy Catherine Callaghan is our Tara Dhatu Student Teacher in Nelson, South Island, New Zealand. She writes….   ...

Mother’s And Daughters Dancing Tara in Tucson

  Teresa and Heather, Parvati and Amina, Amita and Lily, Elizabeth and Arabella From Prema's Diary On Tour - March ...

Tara Gathering in Prescott, AZ

On February 1st 2014 Parvati led an introduction to Tara morning session in Prescott, Arizona.  Carey Avery had arranged this ...

We Are All Differently Abled

On the road Prema writes...... I am so happy I had the good fortune of dancing into Phoenix this year. ...

A New Circle in Massachusetts

Sharon Gonsalves is a Level 3 Tara Dance Teacher. She danced for years on Kauai and thought to retire her ...

The Masks Came Out To Play in Kauai

The Masks come out to play! Sherry Harris is a student in the Tara Dhatu Education Program and a long ...

Prema – On the Road

How glorious to be out and about sharing Tara through dharma and dance. WOW….what a lucky grrrrl am I.   I ...

One Billion Rising On Maui

By Rebecca French With a shared mission to uplift and empower women across the world, Prema Dasara, the Executive Director of ...

Moving the World with Sacred Mudra: Buddhist Dance from Nepal to Oregon to Brazil

Our dear friend and colleague, Helen Appell, precious teacher of the Sacred Charya Dance of Nepal, went to Brazil to ...

Our Oceans: Tara Dancers and Water Offerings – Albany, CA

 Albany, CA Group danced Tara Dance Dedicated to Healing waters Tara Dance Practice Healing Waters By Rev. Jacuqelyn Sendak Zavaleta ...

Opening the Way

New Student Facilitators Opening the Way in Austin, Texas Katheryn For years Kathryn Henderson has kept a circle of Tara Dancing ...

Tara Retreat, Brasilia, December 2013

Myri Dakini offered a one day retreat at her dance studio, Om Tare!! Her intent was to give her students ...

Dancing Tara in the Far South Brazil

Liamara Chemello Liamara Chemello is a Level 3 Tara Dhatu South America Student Teacher in Porto Alegre, one of Brazil’s largest ...

2014 Tara Camp Young Adult Scholarship Recipients!

Hannibal Boyd and Jenny Alpert Tara Dhatu has confirmed three members for our Young Adult Work Trade Scholarship Program, 2014 ...

Tara Is Dancing in Australia

Felicity Oswell is a Level 4 Tara Dhatu Mentor and has been leading circles in Australia and Japan for many ...

A Flutter By – Kauai Taras Fun Raisers

One of the many things artist LeahVani is known for is wearing beautiful scarves and she has quite a personal ...

Dancing Tara in Hokkaido, Japan

Yasuko is our Tara Dhatu Facilitator in Japan. She writes…. This year there were so many challenges, for myself personally ...

Tara is Dancing in Santé Corps – São José – Santa Catarina

Andressa has been representing Tara Dhatu South America as a Regional Director of the South Eastern circles of Brazil. She ...

Sacred Dance In the Water in Barcelona

Elena Lopez Sans is a Tara Dhatu Student Teacher who lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her birthplace is Barcelona, Spain ...

The Radiance of Tara, Dancing in Fortaleza

This November Myri Dakini, our beloved Central Coordinator of Tara Dhatu South America, Assistant Director of the TDSA Educational Program,  ...

Tara is Dancing in Dublin, Ireland

Natália Barella is one of Myri Dakini’s students, a Tara Dhatu South American Student Teacher who has been facilitating a ...

Offering the Mandala at a Care Center

Jessica Baird, Maria Antilla, Phyllis Moses, Kim Abbey, Suzie Scollon, and Stasia Nukia Phyllis Moses is a Level 3 Tara ...

5th Annual Phoenix Area Weekend Retreat – November 8-10

Parvati and Shivadam are so happy to lead the Tara music and dance together in Phoenix and available to take ...

Tara Dhatu’s Sponsor a Child Atisha School Raffle!

Welcome to The Great Tara Dhatu Sponsor a Child at Atisha School Raffle!   If you are interested in printing ...

Tara Dancing With Children in Florida

Nurallah joined the Student Teacher program last year with the intention to teach local children the dance drama, Tara Tames ...

Prema’s Boyz Behind the Scenes

David (left) & Joshua (right) In August of 2012, Prema welcomed two new caretakers and students into her life. They ...

From Tara Dhatu South America

Watch The YouTube Special! Tara Dance Retreat in Brasilia 2013 Tara Dhatu Student Teachers in South America By Myri Dakini ...

Prema & Myri Dance and Play in the Bay Area

Our last mainland stop was in the Bay Area of San Francisco. Myri had never been to California and the ...

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche: Friend & Guide

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche was a dear man. Humble in his brilliance, he always had the most infectious smile. I called ...

Ashland, OR – A Leap of Faith

Dancing Tara with this new community was filled with many surprises and delights. You can get a taste through this ...

Dancing Gold Tara & Worthy of Honor in Portland

Dancing Gold Tara Prema and Myri spent two magnificent days in Portland during their Spring 2013 Tour. They taught their ...

Dancing White Tara for Dagmola: The Photo Essay

Dagmola Kushog is one of Prema’s most treasured teachers. She was the first Tibetan woman to witness the Tara Dance, ...

Tara Dances in Tohoku, Japan 2013

The 8 Priestesses Felicity is a Level 4 Mentor in Tara Dhatu, from Sydney, Australia. She has been teaching in ...

Garchen Rinpoche Receives White Tara in Ohio

H.H. Garchen Rinpoche & Nita-Rose Nita-Rose is the Tara Dance Facilitator in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was invited to Gar Drolma, ...

First Annual Tara Dance Festival in Tonasket, WA.

Phyllis Moses witnessed the Tara Dance for the first time in the 80’s. She performed with the Tara Dancers many times on ...

Prema Dancing & Singing in Brazil

Prema taught and toured throughout the spring and summer. She had a fabulous two months in Brazil. In our last ...

Music for Bali Retreat 2013 – Ricardo from Brazil

Ricardo has been playing music for the Brasilia Taras for the past four years. He will be our main musician ...

Inside the India Pilgrimage with Phyllis Moses

Phyllis Moses has been dancing Tara for more than 20 years.  She is  a Level 2 Tara Dhatu Student Teacher and facilitates ...

Dancing Tara in Tonasket, Washington

Phyllis Moses will be returning May 31 - June 2 to the powerful and sacred area of Tonasket, Washington. A ...

Tara is Dancing in the East Bay, And Aspiring to Share Widely

Rev. Jacquelyn Sendak Zavaleta, also known as Sonam Lhamo, and her husband Rigdzin Zavaleta are intensely active dharma practitioners and ...

Parvati Leads the Mandala of Tara in Indiana

On the week-end of March 15 – 17 at the Sacred Waters Center in Mishawaka, Indiana (just a stones through ...

New Circle Dances Tara in Australia

Jenny Swan Raynor has started a new Tara Dance circle after the energizing visit of Prema and Myri to the ...

White Tara Dances in New Zealand

It was a superb mellow autumn day at the Chandrakirti Buddhist Centre’s Music Day on 24 March 2013 in Upper ...

New Photo Essays of the 2013 Tara India Pilgrimage

Prema has just completed 11 NEW photo Essays from The 2013 Tara India Pilgrimage. Visit the links below, and travel ...

Mask Dancing as Deity Yoga

Mekara Fiske, Level 3 Winston-Salem, North Carolina " 'But why should I emanate myself as [Tara] or any other diety?', ...

Dance White Tara for Garchen Rinpoche – May 12, 2013

Dayton, Ohio May 12, 2013 Nita-Rose has been leading a circle of dancing Taras in Cincinatti, Ohio, for several years. ...

Dancing in the Masks

Eana Rose has been studying and working with Prema for over 30 years. A Level 4 Mentor in the Student ...

Ani Samten Dolma – Yogini Extraordinaire!

Over the years Tara Dhatu has arranged for sponsorships for a number of Tibetan Buddhist nuns.  Jackie Johnson has adopted ...

Praying for World Peace – Kanaio, Maui, Hawaii

Just before leaving for India I received an impassioned email from Keiko, the Japanese woman who arranged for us to ...

New Tara Circle in Pacifica, CA

This December 2012, Barbara Patton, a local woman who danced in Tara's Mandala several times, asked me to begin a ...

Young Adult Scholarships for Kauai Retreat 2013 – Apply Now!

Tara Dhatu presents the Young Adult Scholarship Program If you are between the ages of 19-29, and unable to afford ...

Dance Tara in Bali

Bali, a small island in the archipelago of Indonesia, has a fascinating culture. Animistic in depth, Hindu in modern expression, ...

Sound of the Heart, Spirit of the Wind

 Myri Dakini, our Central Coordinator for South America and Assistant Director of the Tara Dhatu Educational Programs, just returned from ...

Myri Leads Tara Dances in Argentina

Click Here to View the Full Album on Facebook   Norma is a Level 1 Facilitator in the Tara Dhatu Student ...

Myri Leads Tara Dance Retreat in Chile

Click Here to View the Full Album on Facebook Vera Morán joined the Tara Dhatu Student Teacher Program after attending ...

Tara Dance Retreat With Myri in Caxias

Click Here to View the Full Album on Facebook   Caxias is in the far south of Brazil. Our precious ...

Tara Dances in Australia with Prema & Myri

Eh Ma Ho…..Immeasurably Wonderful. To complete the story of our Down Under teaching tour, you can join Myri and I ...

Dancing Tara in a Home for the Aged

For the past month the Tara dancers of Florianopolis in the South of Brazil were preparing to offer the Mandala ...

Dancing Tara in Phoenix

Parvati, front & center, "I will attain enlightenment, for the sake of all beings." Parvati Forrest Burke is our precious ...

Tara Dances In Aotearoa

Prema and Myri have been traveling down under, offering classes and workshops in the Mandala of Tara. The springtime weather ...

Springing Along – Prema’s Outbound Tour

Greetings dear dancing friend. This year tumbles on and I have not been very good at keeping you informed of ...

Tara Tames the 8 Fears at KTD with Elizabeth Breck

Children's Tara Dance: "Tara Tames the 8 Fears" with Senior Tara Dance Leader Elizabeth Breck Location: KTD Monastery of His ...

Tara Leaders Featured: DUP NA Song of the Month

Shivadam and Darvesha leading the Dances of Universal Peace Our Sister Organization, Dances of Universal Peace North America (D.U.P. N.A.) ...

Tara, Dancing in Phoenix

Amina and daughter, Parvati Amina Kruck has been dancing in Tara’s Mandala for 14 years. As a Level One Tara ...

Dancing the Divine Feminine in Brasilia, Brazil

Myri Dakini is the Central Coordinator of Tara Dhatu for South America. In the beginning of December 2011 she organized ...

Tara Dancing in Morocco, Spain & Brooklyn

Elena and the Black Madona of Monserrat Elena Lopez Sans is a Tara Dance teacher. This year she shared the ...

Hosting the Relics in North Carolina

  Mekare Fiske, a 3rd Level Tara Dhatu Teacher, has been leading the Tara Dance in her home area of ...

Dancing for Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoche

Catherine Callaghan is our Tara Dhatu Student Teacher in the South Island of New Zealand. She has been working with ...

Tara is Dancing 11-11-11

Prema and the Maui Tara Dancers have been  honored to participate in  the 1st Maui Spiritual Congress being held on 11-11-11 at  ...

Tara Dances at Youth Camp

Jill & Jacquelyn Jacquelyn Sendak Zavaleta has been leading youth workshops for Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment for ...

Tara Is Dancing in Tonasket, Washington

Phyllis Moses witnessed the Mandala Dance of the 21 Praises of Tara on Maui in 1987. Phyllis soon was drawn ...

Offerings for Prosperity in Kathmandu

Temple Offerings Every year a dear friend and Tara Dance Teacher, Andrea Abinanti, makes offerings for her friends, family and ...

Shahodat from St.Petersburg, Sponsored

Shahodat Golomuz, our Tara Dhatu Student Teacher in St. Petersburg, Russia has been gifted the funds by family and friends ...

Happy Birthday, Gisele L’abbate

Gisele with Lia and Andréia, 2nd Level Tara Dhatu teachers in Porto Alegre, 24 Novembro 2010 One of our Tara ...

Deepening in Tara in Seattle

Phyllis Moses has been dancing Tara since the early years on Maui. She is now helping to facilitate a circle ...

Prema’s Health Update

Dear friends, So many of you have written to me with your prayers, your well wishes, your suggestions, your healing ...

Prayers for Japan – Rainbow of Hope

Felicity Oswell is one of Tara Dhatu's Mentors and has been teaching Tara in her native Australia and in Japan ...

Tara Retreat in Tucson with Prema

It was such a contrast going from the cold and wet winter of Portland to sunny Phoenix. The temperatures had ...

Prema In Portland January 2011

Lena Grace has been busy for months working on developing Tara Dhatu's eStore. I decided that I would start my ...

Prema’s Hospital Update

Sarah Hospital is a modern, archetectural wonder. Long gleaming hallways, with subtle artistic flourishes Outside Sarah looking up at my ...

Paradise On Earth – Tara Retreat in Brazil

Today we went out to Paraiso na Terra, the place where we will be having our Annual Tara Dhatu South ...

Tara Goes to Bangkok

Mae Chi shares her wisdom with her nuns Several years ago Prema was invited to go to Bhutan by Kutira ...

Introducing the Tara Dance at ARE in Virginian Beach, VA

Jacquelyn Lhamo is a Level 2 Tara Dance Facilitator who resides in Northern California. She travels a great deal and ...

Second Turning of Tara’s Dancing Mandala in Cincinnati, Ohio

Nita-Rose, one of our newest facilitators in the Tara Dhatu Student Teacher Program has been developing an active circle in ...

Offering Tara’s Mandala Dance in Phoenix To Geshe Jampa

Parvati ‘s dynamic Phoenix Tara circle offered a powerful Mandala Dance of Tara in Phoenix in November. She writes…. It ...

Tara dhatu South America Newsletter

Maria Ache has done it again……created a beautiful newsletter for Tara Dhatu South America. It's in Portuguese, the pictures however ...

Chaska of Argentina Writes……

Myri Dakini and Chaska Myri Dakini, Tara Dhatu's Central Coordinator for South America, was invited to share the Tara Dance ...

Tara is Dancing in New Zealand

The end of the Dance of the 21 Qualities of Tara in the Temple at Chandrakirti, for the Consecration of ...

Tara Will Be Dancing in Woodstock, New York

Marie Giguere volunteers, studies and practices at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, the seat of His Holiness the Karmapa in the West. ...

An Original Tara Dancer – Alecia Bay Laurel in Japan

Alecia performing in Okinawa, friend Mingo performs improvisational dance to Alecial's autobiographical song "1966". Alecia Bay Laurel was a well ...

Tara to Dance in Switzerland

Marge Opplinger is a Tara Dhatu Level 3 Teacher from Brazil. Two years ago she moved to Switzerland with her ...

Moon Faced Rinpoche

Due to the modern wonder of Facebook I was contacted by a very dear young man that I knew before ...

Argentina, The Energy of the Andes United With Tara

Myri Dakini at the Women's Conference Myri Dakini is the Central Coordinator for Tara Dhatu South America. She was invited ...

Peace to All Goddesses-Phoenix, Arizona

The Mandala of the 21 Praises of Tara dance turned in Phoenix Nov 12-14 weekend. Parvati Forrest Burke, Assistant Director ...

Aspiring to Dance Tara in Hamburg, Germany

Nirka Basei led a Tara Dance circle in Alto Paraiso, Brazil for several years. She then moved to Hamburg, Germany ...

Dancing Tara’s Qualities in Arkansas for H. H. Getse Rinpoche and Khentrul RInpoche

Dancing Refuge for H. H. Getse Rinpoche and Khentrul Rinpoche at the blessing of Katog Rit'hrod land. At Katog Choling ...

The Great Atisha School Raffle-Winners!!!!

Students of Atisha Primary School for Tibetan refugee children, Kathmandu, Nepal. Every year Tara Dhatu Humanitarian Outreach holds a raffle ...

Vision of Tara – Dancing in Seattle

The dancers enter Tara's Mandala in the exquisite Sakya Shrine Room. Parvati Forrest Burke, Assistant Director Tara Dhatu Student Teacher ...

Tara is Dancing in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Magic of the Tara Dance By Nita-Rose Nita-Rose Augsbach is a Licensed Massage Therapist living in the general vicinity ...

Pooja Is Accepted to Medical College

One of our main humanitarian projects has been finding sponsors for Pabitra’s own and adopted children. Her oldest daughter, Pooja, ...

Tara Dhatu Brasil Sul America

Once more Maria Ache has put together a fabulous newsletter to display the activities of the South America Taras. She ...

Lubyov from Russia sponsored to attend Tara Camp on Kauai

Lubyov has been leading the Tara Dance in Perm, Russia for four years. Her only exposure was a weekend workshop ...

Dancing Tara in Florianopolis for Lama Tsultrim

Andressa Marie led a group of Tara Dancers in an offering for Lama Tsultrim in Florianopolis, Brazil. The group is ...

Lotus Circle of California Dances Midsummer’s Eve

“I am dreaming back my sisters, whisper-worn footfalls on the Temple steps, come home, sisters, come home” Marie Elena Gaspari, ...

Sandra Finds Magic in Tara’s Music

Abraços e beijos!!!! ( Embraces and Kisses) We had our Tara meeting on Monday, and we talked about the effect ...

Creating Tara’s Pure Land through sound in Salvadore, Bahia

This weekend the Tara Dancing group of Salvadore, Bahia invited Anahata to give a workshop focused on the music for ...

Tara is Dancing in Colombia

Our wonderful dancing friend, Maria Ache from Brazil (on the right), went to Colombia and introduced a beautiful group of ...

Parvati Leads the Mandala in Michigan

Parvati led a beautiful Mandala of Tara Dance in Michigan. Here’s her report… Penny, and Brenda traveled with me from ...

Tarayana Brazil Newsletter 6/2010

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Tara’s Mandala Turns in Vermont

The Tara Mandala turns in Vermont By Suki Ciappara On the weekend of May 4 and 5th the Vermont Tara Circle ...

Jacquelyn Shares Her Reflections of Ise

Jacqueline Tara Pilgrimage in Japan 2010 Excerpt from the chapter, “My Life with Tara” Angels and the Goddess. By Rev. ...

Tara is Dancing in Japan

Felicity Oswell has been sharing the Tara dance in Australia and Japan for many years. An accomplished dancer and long ...