The Green Tara practice

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Part of a series of teachings given during the Green Tara Retreat in 2015. During this retreat Venerable Thubten Chodron taught from the text Precious Lamp in Praise of Bodhicitta by Khunu Rinpoche Tenzin Gyaltsen.

  • Personalizing the Tara practice by pausing to emphasize different sections of the sadhana1
  • How retreat logistics help to keep the mind focused on the Dharma and show respect and compassion for others
  • Guided Tara sadhana
01 Green Tara Retreat 10-03-15


  1. Note: The audio follows the self-generation practice sadhana. This is a kriya tantra practice. To do the self-generation, you must have received the jenang of this deity. (A jenang is often called initiation. It is a short ceremony conferred by a tantric lama.) You must also have received a wong (this is a two-day empowerment, initiation into either a highest yoga tantra practice or the 1000-Armed Chenrezig practice). Otherwise, please do the front-generation sadhana

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