Our Sangha Leaders

Charlotte RotterdamPieter Oosthuizen and Charlotte Rotterdam were authorized to teach by Lama Tsultrim Allione in 2006. Both have studied Tibetan Buddhism extensively and teach meditation, Feeding your Demons, and a variety of Vajrayana Buddhist practices in Lama Tsultrim’s lineage. Former Executive Directors and Board members of Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Pieter OosthuizenCenter, they lead the Boulder Tara Mandala Sangha. Pieter received his Law degree in his native South Africa. Charlotte received her Masters from Harvard Divinity School and is an Instructor at Naropa University.

They live just outside of Boulder with their children, Mateo and Milan.

Visit their website at www.skymind.us for some of their writings, and for Charlotte’s poetry.


At Tara Mandala
Sunset at Tara Mandala


Riding at Tara Mandala
Riding at Tara Mandala (with April Joseph)