Events

March 2014

Date/Time Event
March 19, 2014 - April 29, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


In this six-week ONLINE course with Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted, we will learn how to meditate on loving-kindness and compassion.

April 2014

Date/Time Event
April 24, 2014 - May 29, 2014  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Path of the Bodhisattva

First Unitarian Society, Madison WI, United States

In this six-week seminar with Tergar instructor Cortland Dahl, we will explore the core teachings of this tradition, learning how we ourselves can emulate the great bodhisattvas of times past by developing the mind of awakening, or bodhichitta, and practicing the six perfections of generosity, discipline, patience, effort, meditation, and wisdom.

April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Blue Mounds Dharma Center, Blue Mounds WI, United States

In this weekend meditation workshop with Cortland Dahl, we will learn how meditating on loving-kindness and compassion can open our hearts to the world around us and relax the self-centered tendencies that lead to anxiety, dissatisfaction, and suffering.

April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Skandinavisk Yoga-og Meditationsskole, Copenhagen , Denmark

In this weekend retreat with Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley and Tergar facilitator Antonia Sumbundu, we will explore the causes of suffering and dissatisfaction through the practice of insight meditation. By bringing our unchallenged beliefs and patterns into the light of awareness, we can see how our rigid ideas often blind us to the richness of our true nature.

April 25, 2014  
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kell Julliard

Why Meditate? An Introductory Talk by Kell Julliard

Latvian Community Center, Chicago IL, United States

Join us at the Latvian Community Center in Chicago for this weekend retreat, which will offer an excellent introduction for new students and a time to deepen practice for experienced practitioners. The daily schedule will include meditation sessions interspersed with short discussions and presentations by Tergar facilitator Kell Julliard.

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kell Julliard

Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Latvian Community Center, Chicago IL, United States

Join us at the Latvian Community Center in Chicago for this weekend retreat, which will offer an excellent introduction for new students and a time to deepen practice for experienced practitioners. The daily schedule will include meditation sessions interspersed with short discussions and presentations by Tergar facilitator Kell Julliard.

May 2014

Date/Time Event
May 2, 2014  
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richard J. Davidson, PhD

Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind

University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, St Paul MN, United States

Dr Richard Davidson of the University of Wisconsin—Madison will explore the science and practice of meditation.

May 3, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Science and Practice of the Meditative Mind

University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center, St Paul MN, United States

In this workshop, Professor Richard Davidson and senior meditation instructor Myoshin Kelley will explore the science and practice of meditation. Join us for this daylong exploration of the way meditation affects the body, mind, and the brain.

May 9, 2014 - May 11, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Bringing Emotions to the Path

Discovery Yoga Center, St. Augustine FL, United States

During this weekend retreat with Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted, we’ll discover how to use the energy and richness of our emotional life as the foundation for the journey to awakening. We’ll learn to bring emotions to the entire arc of the path – as the basis for inner peace and equanimity, as a source of radiant compassion, and finally, as brilliant wisdom.

May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014  
All Day
Antonia Sumbundu

Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Mushin-Aiki-Dojo, Nuremberg , Germany

This retreat will offer an excellent introduction for new students and a time to deepen practice for experienced practitioners. The daily schedule will include meditation sessions interspersed with short discussions and presentations by Tergar facilitator Antonia Sumbundu.

May 17, 2014 - May 18, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this weekend meditation workshop with Myoshin Kelley and Stephanie Wagner, we will learn how meditating on loving-kindness and compassion can open our hearts to the world around us and relax the self-centered tendencies that lead to anxiety, dissatisfaction, and suffering.

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014  
All Day
Antonia Sumbundu

Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Old Town Hall, Stege , Denmark

This retreat will offer an excellent introduction for new students and a time to deepen practice for experienced practitioners. The daily schedule will include meditation sessions interspersed with short discussions and presentations by Tergar facilitator Antonia Sumbundu.

June 2014

Date/Time Event
June 5, 2014 - June 12, 2014  
All Day
Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Exploring the Nature of Mind

St. John’s University, Collegeville MN, United States

This practice retreat on Exploring the Nature of Mind presents a rare opportunity to receive in-depth teachings from Tsoknyi Rinpoche. The retreat is a practice intensive, and each day will include 6-8 hours of formal meditation practice.

June 18, 2014 - July 22, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop – ONLINE


Join Tergar senior instructor Tim Olmsted through this special online offering as we explore the causes of suffering and dissatisfaction through the practice of insight meditation. The wisdom that arises through insight meditation allows us to see our inner experience clearly.

June 20, 2014 - June 22, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Bodhicharya Buddhistisches Zentrum, Berlin , Germany

In this weekend meditation workshop with Tergar Facilitator Frédéric Auquier, we will learn how meditating on loving-kindness and compassion can open our hearts to the world around us and relax the self-centered tendencies that lead to anxiety, dissatisfaction, and suffering.

June 27, 2014 - June 29, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles, Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico

In this weekend retreat with Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted, we will explore the causes of suffering and dissatisfaction through the practice of insight meditation. By bringing our unchallenged beliefs and patterns into the light of awareness, we can see how our rigid ideas often blind us to the richness of our true nature.

July 2014

Date/Time Event
July 18, 2014 - July 24, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR, United States

Over seven days, we’ll explore with Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted two important forms of meditation – awareness meditation and meditation on loving-kindness and compassion – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform our minds and open our hearts.

July 25, 2014 - July 28, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Pumpkin Hollow Retreat Center, Craryville NY, United States

This residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of Joy of Living or Path of Liberation meditation teachings of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. The retreat will be facilitated by senior Tergar instructor, Myoshin Kelley. Over four days, we will explore how emotions can be brought to the path through different forms of practice with awareness, compassion and wisdom – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart.

August 2014

Date/Time Event
August 3, 2014 - August 8, 2014  
All Day
Antonia Sumbundu

Summer Practice Retreat

Strandgaarden, Esby, 8420 Knebel , Denmark

This six-day residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of the Joy of Living meditation teachings of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. The retreat will be led by Tergar facilitator Antonia Sumbundu. We will explore two important forms of meditation, experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart.

August 3, 2014 - August 9, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

St. Anthony’s Retreat Center, Marathon City WI, United States

This weeklong residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of meditation teachings from Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. We will explore two important forms of meditation – awareness meditation and loving-kindness and compassion meditation – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart. The retreat will be facilitated by Tergar instructor Edwin Kelley and Tergar Assistant Stephanie Wagner.

August 4, 2014 - August 10, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Dachang Vajradhara-Ling – Centre Tibétain, Aubry-le-Panthou , France

This weeklong residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of meditation teachings from Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. We will explore two important forms of meditation – awareness meditation and loving-kindness and compassion meditation – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart. The retreat will be facilitated by senior Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley, and Tergar Facilitators Titi Tran and Frédéric Auquier.

September 2014

Date/Time Event
September 10, 2014 - October 14, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


In this six-week ONLINE course with Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl, we will learn how to transform all experiences, even difficult thoughts and emotions, into sources of joy.

September 12, 2014 - September 14, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Bringing Emotions to the Path

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton WI, United States

During this weekend retreat with Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted, we’ll discover how to use the energy and richness of our emotional life as the foundation for the journey to awakening. We’ll learn to bring emotions to the entire arc of the path – as the basis for inner peace and equanimity, as a source of radiant compassion, and finally, as brilliant wisdom.

September 17, 2014 - October 28, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


In this six-week ONLINE course with Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley, we will learn how to meditate on loving-kindness and compassion.

October 2014

Date/Time Event
October 31, 2014 - November 2, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Yoga und Bewegung, Heidelberg , Germany

In this weekend retreat with Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted, we will explore the causes of suffering and dissatisfaction through the practice of insight meditation. By bringing our unchallenged beliefs and patterns into the light of awareness, we can see how our rigid ideas often blind us to the richness of our true nature.

November 2014

Date/Time Event
November 5, 2014 - December 16, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop – ONLINE


Join Tergar senior instructor Myoshin Kelley through this special online offering as we explore the causes of suffering and dissatisfaction through the practice of insight meditation. The wisdom that arises through insight meditation allows us to see our inner experience clearly.