Tara Stuart

Tara Stuart holds an International
Associateship degree, equivalent to a US Doctorate of Education, from
the University of London, Institute of Education.  Tara has a diverse
professional background as educator, speaker, author, illustrator and
CEO of her own business. She has lived and worked in a variety of
cultures and nations which include the Yucatan of Mexico, Switzerland,
India, Great Britain, Turkey, Tibet, and South Africa. She was
Co-founder of the Hill Center for Psychosynthesis in Education in
Walpole, New Hampshire. In cooperation with The School for International
Training, Tara and her associates were instrumental in establishing and
international education program for gifted high school students in five
nations. As a professor she has taught Ethics in Communication,
Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Advanced
Public Speaking, Group Interaction and a Seminar in International
Communication. In 2005 Keene State College of the University System of
New Hampshire recognized her as Professor of Communication, Emeritus.

Tara is a world traveler and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Kosmos Associates, Inc. She recently led a Kosmos-sponsored trek to ancient Mustang, with Rinzin Sherpa, her Nepalese friend.  Her work can most recently be found in the Fall|Winter 2010, Spring|Summer 2011 and Fall|Winter 2011 issues of Kosmos Journal.

Kosmos Goes to Mustang: The Cutting Edge of a New Civilization Greets Ancient Buddhist Wisdom


The Kingdom of Mustang, one of the last remaining sanctuaries of ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture, is located on the north-central border of Nepal and Tibet. From September 15 to October 1, 2010, a small group of trekkers will follow the ancient trails of trade marked by mani walls, chortens and monasteries on our way to Lo Manthang, the walled capital of Mustang, where the King of Mustang continues to reign over this tiny Tibetan Buddhist kingdom.

Kosmos Journeys: A Sacred Journey to Mount Kailash


In far western Tibet there is a solitary mountain that has been considered sacred for over a thousand years. Ancient texts describe it as the spiritual center of the universe. Mount Kailas is a revered pilgrimage site for Hindus, Bon, Jains and Buddhists.