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!
Monthly Intro to Meditation – Free Event
Interested in meditation but not sure where to begin? The first Tuesday of every month 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.
July 23 ~ Clear Mind, Kind Heart
A half-day meditation retreat from 9am-noon. In this half-day retreat, we will explore mindful awareness and compassion meditation. Our day will include periods of sitting and walking meditation and short teachings on key points of meditation practice with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl. This retreat is suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators. Program will be followed by a potluck from 12-1pm. Event is freely offered but registration is required.
301 S Blount St, Madison
July 23 ~ Open House
Please join us for an open house following the half-day retreat. At 1:30pm we will host an open house in our new space which will include a discussion of our current plans for the space, presentation and community review of some preliminary designs, followed by an opportunity for community input. Participation in the half-day retreat is not required. Event is freely offered but registration is required.
301 S Blount St, Madison
August 14-20 ~ 2016 Midwest Summer Meditation Retreat
This event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
August 21 ~ Summer Picnic
Vilas Park, Madison. 11am-2pm.
September 13 ~ The Science of Meditation
With Dr. Richard Davidson ~ The Crossing, Madison, Wisconsin
September 20, 27; October 4, 11 ~ Introduction to Meditation
4-week series with Kasumi Kato and Abby Lindemann ~ Madison, Wisconsin
October 13, 20; November 10, 17; December 1, 8 ~ An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
With Kasumi Kato and Abby Lindemann, Blount Historical Building, Madison, Wisconsin
October 14-16 ~ Awakening Wisdom
Joy of Living Level III with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl, Madison, Wisconsin
November 11–13 ~ Finding Freedom
A Weekend Retreat on the Seven Points of Mind Training with Tim Olmsted, Blount Historical Building, Madison, Wisconsin
December 2-4 ~ Calming the Mind
Introductory Meditation Workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl
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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.