Elizabeth Callahan

Elizabeth Callahan is a Tibetan translator of the Kagyu tradition. She completed two three-year retreats under the guidance of Kalu Rinpoche, is a student of Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, and has been a Tsadra Foundation Translation Fellow since 2002.

Events with Elizabeth Callahan

Moonbeams of Mahamudra: The Wisdom of the Dakpo Kagyu
September 13, 2019

 “Leaving the mind in its natural condition without meditating is shamatha.  Not being distracted from the nature of mind is vipashyanā.  Nonmeditation and nondistraction becoming of equal taste contains all the points related to unifying shamatha and vipashyanā.” —Dakpo Tashi Namgyal in Moonbeams of Meditation, translated by Elizabeth Callahan   Mahamudra shamatha and vipashyana are the core of the Dakpo Kagyu practice tradition. In this weekend for vajrayana practitioners, Elizabeth will give talks on the key points of mahamudra shamatha and vipashyana, based on Dakpo Tashi Namgyal’s Moonbeams of Mahamudra, and will lead participants in guided mahamudra meditation. Group discussion will also provide an opportunity to further…