Lopön Charlotte Z. Rotterdam

Lopön Charlotte Z. Rotterdam

Lopön Charlotte Rotterdam is a Senior Teacher at Tara Mandala Buddhist Retreat Center and a long-time student of Lama Tsultrim Allione. She is the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Contemplative Education at Naropa University and an instructor in Naropa’s Core College and Graduate School of Psychology. She co-developed and co-teaches Naropa’s Mindful Compassion Training, a secular program to cultivate compassion in personal, professional and societal contexts. www.skymind.us

Recent Articles

Ask the Teachers: What does it mean to understand Buddhism through the body?

Question: These days, people talk a lot about “somatic practice” and “embodied experience.” What does it mean to understand Buddhism through the body? Roxanne Dault: The body is at the heart of the Buddhist path. It is our guide within the experience of the present moment and an important vehicle for our awakening. One might…

Cutting Through Views: Three Practice Verses by Machig Labdrön

Charlotte Z. Rotterdam shares three verses by Machig Labdrön, the founder of Chöd, that we can carry with us in our daily lives.

The Suffering of Busyness

When life starts moving fast, Charlotte Rotterdam asks herself, “Can I just stop?"