Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Tergar Madison holds a weekly drop-in meditation group, as well as periodic retreats, workshops, and classes on meditation and Tibetan Buddhism. Please join us!
Looking for a Job with the Tergar Community?
Tergar Meditation Community of Madison, Wisconsin (TMAD) is a part of Tergar International, an international network of meditation centers and practice groups. Grounded in the Tibetan Buddhist lineage of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, our programs are accessible to people of all cultures and faiths, and support a lifelong path of cultivating awareness, compassion, and wisdom.
TMAD is hiring a Local Community Coordinator for our Madison community. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with the TMAD meditation community in a range of activities, including organizing events and retreats, working with our team of volunteers and paid staff, and coordinating with the global TI community and leadership.
TMAD will begin reviewing applications in mid-March, 2017. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and until the position is filled.
To learn more about this opportunity, please click here.
Open Meditation Sessions- Free
Tergar Madison now hosts weekly Open Meditation Sessions on Wednesdays 6-7pm, Fridays 7-8am, and Sundays 10am-12pm at our new space at 301 S. Blount St. These unguided sessions are free and open to all. Each session is divided into 30 minutes of practice, followed by a short break. You are welcome to come for as little as 30 minutes or stay for the entire session. Please join us!
March 10-12 ~ Opening the Heart: Joy of Living 2
A meditation workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley
March 11 ~ Fostering the Feminine in Times of Adversity
A Public Talk with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley
March 17 ~ Meditating with Sound with Niko Pavlis
Come join us at the Tergar Madison Meditation Center, 301 S Blount Street in Madison, as we spend an evening listening to the sounds of Ancient Himalayan Singing Bowls. The evening will consist of three 15 to 20 minute sessions with a short break in between, followed by some time for questions and a chance to try the bowls yourself.
This event is free, but we request registration.
April 1 ~ Opening the Heart
Joy of Living 2 Day-Long Retreat with Tergar Facilitator Kasumi Kato
April 21-23 ~ Calming the Mind
Joy of Living 1 Meditation Workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley, assisted by Abby Lindemann
For Path of Liberation events, please click here.
Donate to Tergar Madison
Please consider making a monthly or one-time donation to Tergar Madison by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our online donation system will be live soon!
Weekly Joy of Living Meditation Group
If you are a beginning meditator and would like to learn more, or if you are a seasoned practitioner and would like to deepen your practice, please join us every Tuesday evening as we explore the practices of mindfulness and compassion meditation. Read more…
An Introduction to Meditation class
Interested in meditation but not sure where to begin? Please join us for a single-session introduction to meditation class held at the Resilience Research Center where we will learn some simple meditation techniques that will help us deal with the stresses of daily life and awaken us to the joy of the present moment. This free drop-in class is open to everyone. Read more…
Joy of Living Workshops and Retreats
The Joy of Living is a course of meditation training that is open to people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. Tergar Madison offers regular workshops and retreats related to the practices of mindfulness, compassion, and insight meditation. Read more…
Exploring Buddhism is a study program that covers the core teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. These teachings address the full spectrum of Buddhist thought and practice, starting with teachings on the Four Noble Truths and leading up to the philosophy of Vajrayana Buddhism. Read more…