Pieter Oosthuizen and Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam have studied Tibetan Buddhism for two decades and were authorized to teach by Lama Tsultrim Allione in 2006. Together they teach meditation, Feeding your Demons, Chöd and other Buddhist practices in the U.S. and internationally. For close to ten years, they developed and managed Naropa University’s School of Extended Studies. They served as Executive Co-Directors of Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center, and thereafter as Board members. Together they lead the Boulder Tara Mandala Sangha.
Pieter received his Law degree in his native South Africa and is co-founder and CEO of CELSUS Bio-Intelligence, a medi-organic skin care company. Charlotte received her Masters from Harvard Divinity School and is an Instructor in the Core College and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Contemplative Education at Naropa University. Her essays on the intersection of spiritual practice and motherhood have been published in Mandala and in an anthology, Fearless Nest. In 2016 she received from Lama Tsultrim the title of Magyu Lopön, or lead teacher of Magyu, the Mother Lineage at Tara Mandala.
Pieter and Charlotte live in Boulder, Colorado, with their two boys.
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