Events

September 2014

Date/Time Event
September 10, 2014 - October 21, 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 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014  
All Day
Kell Julliard

Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Garrison Institute, Garrison NY, 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 facilitator Kell Julliard.

September 20, 2014 - September 21, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Joy of Living Level I 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 Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley.

September 26, 2014 - September 28, 2014  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Centro de Negocios Xola, Mexico City , Mexico

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.

September 27, 2014 - September 28, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kell Julliard

Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Saranam Retreat Center, Montrose WV, United States

In this weekend meditation workshop with Kell Julliard, 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.

October 2014

Date/Time Event
October 3, 2014  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Awareness in Everyday Life: Relationships Supported by Wisdom and Compassion

Avalon Lodge, Eugene OR, United States

Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley offers a Friday-evening talk on cultivating awareness in everyday life.

October 3, 2014  
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Why Meditate?

Drake University, Des Moines IA, United States

In this public talk, Tergar instructor Edwin Kelley will discuss the nature of meditation, provide guidance in how to get started, and introduce some of its benefits.

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014  
All Day
Antonia Sumbundu

Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Skandinavisk Yoga-og Meditationsskole, Copenhagen , 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.

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Drake University, Des Moines IA, 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 Edwin Kelley.

October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nurturing the Open Heart

Avalon Lodge, Eugene OR, United States

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

October 6, 2014  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Why Meditate? Discovering Our Inner Wealth in the Present Moment

Jackson County Medford Branch Library, Medford OR, United States

In this free public talk, Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley will explore the vastness of our human potential, and how meditation, the act of paying attention to our present moment experience, can begin to help us discover an inner wealth of peace, joy and contentment.

October 10, 2014 - October 12, 2014  
All Day
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Nurturing the Open Heart

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple, Portland OR, United States

Tergar instructor Myoshin Kelley offers aweekend retreat and workshop on the Six Paramitas, designed to open our hearts.

October 10, 2014  
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Why Meditate?

Yoga Center of Eau Claire, Eau Claire WI, United States

In this public talk, Tergar instructor Edwin Kelley will discuss the nature of meditation, provide guidance in how to get started, and introduce some of its benefits.

October 11, 2014 - October 13, 2014  
All Day
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Long-Life Ceremony for Mingyur Rinpoche

Mesa Convention Center, Mesa AZ, United States

Join us for foundational Buddhist teachings, taught by Khenpo Gyurmé, Khenpo Kunga, Gyaltso Rinpoche, and Richard Davidson. To conclude will be a Long Life Puja for Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche.

October 11, 2014 - October 12, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Joy of Living Level I Meditation Workshop

Yoga Center of Eau Claire, Eau Claire 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 Edwin Kelley.

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 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.

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 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 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 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 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.

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
Khenpo Kunga

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 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.

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