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!
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!
Monthly Intro to Meditation – Free Event
Interested in meditation but not sure where to begin? The first Tuesday of most months we host a free “getting started” session for those who are new to meditation or new to the Tergar community. This single session drop-in class is open to everyone and begins at 7pm at The Crossing, 1127 University Avenue. The next “getting started” session is November 1st.
October 13, 20; November 10, 17; December 1, 8 ~ An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
With Kasumi Kato and Abby Lindemann, Tergar Madison
November 11–13 ~ Finding Freedom
A Weekend Retreat on the Seven Points of Mind Training with Tim Olmsted, Tergar Madison
December 2-4 ~ Calming the Mind
Introductory Meditation Workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl, Tergar Madison
December 10 ~ A Joy of Living Daylong Retreat
With Tergar Madison Practice Leaders, Tergar Madison
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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…
His Holiness Karmapa videos now available
Video recordings of H.H. the 17th Karmapa’s visit in Madison on May 5, 2015, are now available on YouTube. Click here for more information.