Events

July 2015

Date/Time Event
July 3, 2015 - July 5, 2015  
All Day
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The Noble Heart: Tergar Summer Meditation Retreat Hudson Valley

Garrison Institute, Garrison NY, United States

In this beautiful residential retreat setting with Myoshin Kelley and Kell Julliard, we will have the opportunity to explore how the stability of awareness helps to foster the qualities that transform the difficulties of our lives into inner strength and a compassionate relationship to ourselves, others, and the world around us.

July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kell Julliard

Calming the Mind: Joy of Living 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 schedule will include meditation sessions interspersed with short discussions and presentations by Tergar Facilitator Kell Julliard.

July 15, 2015 - August 25, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop – ONLINE


Join Senior Tergar 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.

July 17, 2015 - July 23, 2015  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Coming Home – Abiding Peace and Radiant Compassion: Summer Meditation Retreat

Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR, United States

This week-long retreat with Senior Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted will offer a wonderful opportunity to deepen our experience of the meditation teachings of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Over seven days we’ll explore the nature of awareness, its abiding nature of peace, and its authentic expression as love and compassion.

July 18, 2015 - July 19, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Heart of Awakening - an Introduction to the Path of Liberation

Regina Hall at Edgewood College, Madison WI, United States

Drawing on twenty years of studying, practicing, and teaching Tibetan Buddhism, Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl will share his insights on the journey of awakening, discussing important principles such as lineage, the importance of working with a teacher, and key practices such as taking refuge, arousing bodhichitta, and sacred outlook.

August 2015

Date/Time Event
August 2, 2015 - August 8, 2015  
All Day
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2015 Midwest Summer Meditation 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 senior Tergar instructors Myoshin and Edwin Kelley.

August 11, 2015 - August 13, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

Evening Teachings
 with H.E. Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

Tergar Montréal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Québec, Canada

Tergar Meditation Community of Montréal is extremely honored to host Her Eminence Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche on August 11-13, 2015, for three evenings of public teachings.

August 14, 2015 - August 16, 2015  
All Day
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Understanding Emotions

Eckstein, Nürnberg , Germany

During this weekend workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley and assisted by Holger Yeshe, we’ll discover how to use the energy and richness of our emotional life as a path to inner peace and balance, as a source of warm hearted compassion, and finally, as profound wisdom.

August 17, 2015 - August 22, 2015  
All Day
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Tergar Summer Meditation Retreat

Avena-Hof, Königsfeld , Germany

This week-long 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 assisted by Holger Yeshe.

September 2015

Date/Time Event
September 4, 2015 - September 6, 2015  
All Day
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Follow-Up Weekend: Joy of Living – Calming the Mind

Yoga und Bewegung, Heidelberg , Germany

In this follow-up weekend with Tergar Facilitator Antonia Sumbundu, we will continue our exploration of the practice of awareness meditation for those who have attended a Joy of Living Level I workshop.

September 8, 2015  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richard J. Davidson, PhD

The Science of Meditation

The Crossing, Madison WI, United States

This is a special opportunity to hear Richard J. Davidson, PhD, present the latest research findings on the impact of contemplative practices, such as meditation, on the brain. Along with his presentation, there will be a short guided meditation, and plenty of time for questions.

September 12, 2015 - September 13, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Calming the Mind: Joy of Living Meditation Workshop

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

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 Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley.

September 16, 2015 - October 27, 2015  
All Day
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Calming the Mind: Joy of Living Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


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

September 17, 2015  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Heart of Compassion

The Crossing, Madison WI, United States
Khenpo Kunga

The Heart of Compassion
A Special Teaching with
Senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Compassion is an essential ingredient of well-being and a cornerstone of the Buddhist path. In Tibet, practical meditation techniques that help us to nurture this quality have been practiced for over a thousand years. These simple practices teach us to open our hearts fully to the present moment by seeing the basic goodness in all beings. In this evening teaching, Senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga will share his own personal experience with these teachings, presenting practical tools for nurturing compassion for ourselves and extending care and kindness to others.

This event is offered freely, but registration is requested.

Contact:
Tergar Madison
(608) 616-5429
Tergar Meditation Community – Madison
madisonevents@tergar.org

More Details - Register
September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015  
All Day
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Exploring the Nature of Mind

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton WI, United States

This practice retreat presents a rare opportunity to receive in-depth teachings on the nature of mind from Khenpo Kunga, the senior lama in the Tergar Community.

September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Breathe Yoga Center, Los Gatos CA, United States

In this weekend meditation workshop with Tim Olmsted, 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.

September 24, 2015 - October 29, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Calming the Mind

The Crossing, Madison WI, United States

In this introductory series with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl and special guest speaker Dr Richard Davidson, we will explore the landscape of our experience with mindful awareness, learning how meditation can help us to transform the way we relate to the body, sensory experiences, thoughts, and emotions.

September 25, 2015 - September 27, 2015  
All Day
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The Path of Compassionate Action

The Music Box, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In this weekend retreat, Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley will guide us through an exploration of the six paramitas, showing how these qualities of heart and mind can support us on the path of awakening.

September 26, 2015 - September 27, 2015  
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 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.

October 2015

Date/Time Event
October 3, 2015 - October 4, 2015  
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Calmar la mente: La alegría de vivir Taller de Meditación

Alzina de Collbató, Collbató-Barcelona , Spain

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.

October 9, 2015 - October 11, 2015  
All Day
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Finding Freedom: A Weekend Retreat on the Seven Points of Mind Training

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

The weekend workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted will consist of periods of meditation, teachings on key points of Atisha’s Seven Points of Mind Training, and discussion.

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Jysk Psykologcenter, Aarhus , Denmark

In this weekend meditation workshop with Antonia Sumbundu, 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.

November 2015

Date/Time Event
November 4, 2015 - December 15, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


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

November 13, 2015 - November 15, 2015  
All Day
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Calming the Mind: Joy of Living 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.

November 14, 2015 - November 15, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Opening the Heart: Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this weekend meditation workshop with Edwin Kelley, 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.

November 14, 2015 - November 15, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Path of Compassionate Action

Latvian Community Center, Chicago IL, United States

In this weekend retreat, Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley will guide us through an exploration of the six paramitas, showing how these qualities of heart and mind can support us on the path of awakening.

November 27, 2015 - November 29, 2015  
7:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Residential Meditation Weekend Retreat

Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Janesville MN, United States

This residential retreat with Tergar instructors Myoshin and Edwin Kelley will offer a unique opportunity to gather together as a community to deepen and refresh our practice.