Events

October 2014

Date/Time Event
October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014  
All Day
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Mindful Leadership

UW-Madison Gordon Commons Event Center, Madison WI, United States

Join neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson, Harvard leadership expert Bill George, and Roshi Joan Halifax, Buddhist teacher and Zen priest as they explore how mindfulness practices naturally complement effective leadership.

October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014  
All Day
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Nurturing the Open Heart

Alameda Santos, Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, Brazil

Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley offers a Saturday-Sunday retreat and workshop on the Six Paramitas, designed to open our hearts.

October 29, 2014  
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Heart of Awakening: Entering the Path of Liberation

Condomínio Blue Center, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil

Please join us as we explore the “path of liberation” with Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley. Anyone interested in developing a deeper understanding of the unique Tibetan presentation of the Buddhist path or interested in entering the Path of Liberation series will find this weekend to be deeply inspiring and informative.

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 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014  
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Espaço Nirvana, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro , Brazil

In this weekend meditation workshop with Myoshin 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 1, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Path of Liberation - Ngöndro Practice Retreat

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this daylong retreat with Tergar instructor Edwin Kelley, we will review the common preliminary practices of ngöndro, the Four Thoughts, and the first of the unique preliminary practices, Taking Refuge.

November 4, 2014  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Why meditate? Compassion for oneself and others in turbulent times

Seniorentreff Bleiweiß, Nuremberg , Germany

Join us for a public talk with Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted on the topic, “Why meditate? Compassion for oneself and others in turbulent times” („Warum meditieren wir? / Mitgefuḧl fur̈ sich und andere in turbulenten Zeiten“).

November 5, 2014 - December 16, 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.

November 6, 2014 - December 18, 2014  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Vajrayana Buddhism

First Unitarian Society, Madison WI, United States

In this seminar, we will explore the most important principles and practices of Vajrayana Buddhism, including its profound teachings on the immanence of the enlightened state and the powerful practices that enable us to access our own awakened nature. Each class will include teachings by Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl, as well as guided meditations and discussion.

November 7, 2014 - November 9, 2014  
All Day
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Residential Practice Retreat

Dunrovin Retreat Center, Marine on St Croix MN, United States

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

November 8, 2014 - November 9, 2014  
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tim Olmsted

Bringing Emotions to the Path

Open World Center, Moscow , Russia

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.

November 11, 2014  
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Transform your Mind

Complejo Cultural Universitario, San Andrés Cholula Puebla, Mexico

Drawing upon his extensive knowledge of the way meditation affects the body, mind, and brain, renowned neuroscientist Dr. Richard Davidson and Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley will discuss what modern research has taught us about the brain’s ability to change and adapt.

November 14, 2014 - November 16, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Bringing Emotions to the Path

Skandinavisk Yoga-og Meditationsskole, Copenhagen , Denmark

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.

November 14, 2014  
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Science of Mindfulness

Jewel Heart, New York NY, United States

In this evening dialogue with Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl, we will explore recent findings from the world of contemplative science, learning how meditation can help us recondition the mind and rewire the brain to experience well-being, compassion, and insight.

November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014  
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Journey of Awakening: Buddhist Teachings on Transforming the Heart and Mind

Jewel Heart, New York NY, United States

In this weekend retreat, Tergar instructor Cortland Dahl will lead an exploration of these three forms of spiritual practice, offering practical guidance for integrating the Buddha’s wisdom with day-to-day life. The retreat will include presentations on key points of Buddhist practice, guided meditations, and discussion.

November 15, 2014  
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Be Here [Give] Now! - Tergar Community Celebration & Benefit

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

Please join us for a fun, informative evening with the Tergar Minneapolis-St Paul Community, as we anticipate the return of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche from his three-year retreat.

November 22, 2014 - November 23, 2014  
9:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Rennes Practice Group, Chartres-de-Bretagne , France

In this weekend meditation workshop with 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.

November 28, 2014 - November 30, 2014  
All Day
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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.

November 29, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Khenpo Kunga

Nectar of the Path

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

This daylong retreat will provide a rare opportunity to learn The Nectar of the Path from senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga and will help students to deepen their understanding and practice.

December 2014

Date/Time Event
December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton WI, 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 Tergar instructor Cortland Dahl.

December 5, 2014 - December 7, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Meditation Workshop

GeoYoga, Stuart FL, United States

Tergar instructor leads a three-day workshop on meditation.

December 6, 2014 - December 7, 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 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.

January 2015

Date/Time Event
January 2, 2015 - January 8, 2015  
All Day
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Training the Heart and Mind, a Path of Liberation Retreat

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton WI, United States

This retreat offers a rare opportunity to receive in-depth instructions on the Seven Point Mind Training, one of the most treasured teachings of the Mind Training lineage. The daily schedule will include periods of silent meditation, teachings by Khenpo Kunga, and opportunities for interviews and small group discussions with senior Tergar instructors.

January 9, 2015 - January 11, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Breathe Yoga Center, Los Gatos CA, 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 Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted.

January 14, 2015 - February 24, 2015  
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.

January 15, 2015 - January 15, 2016  
All Day
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Ngondro Immersion Program


In this year-long online program, we will explore these practices in an intensive format through daily meditation practice, weekly readings and video teachings, monthly webinars, peer-to-peer discussion groups, and direct guidance from senior Tergar instructors Tim Olmsted and Cortland Dahl. This program is designed for those who have received the appropriate transmissions for Ngondro practice and would like to deepen their experience and knowledge of these teachings.

January 23, 2015 - January 25, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this weekend retreat with Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley, 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.

January 31, 2015 - February 1, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Jysk Psykologcenter, Aarhus , 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.

April 2015

Date/Time Event
April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Mushin-Aiki-Dojo, Nuremberg , Germany

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.