Events

January 2015

Date/Time Event
January 31, 2015 - April 18, 2015  
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Further Explorations of the Joy of Living Level I

The Crossing, Madison WI, United States

In this six-part series with Kasumi Kato and Abby Lindemann, we will continue our exploration of the practice of awareness meditation for those who have attended a Joy of Living I workshop.

March 2015

Date/Time Event
March 27, 2015 - March 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.

March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kell Julliard

Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Latvian Community Center, Chicago IL, 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.

April 2015

Date/Time Event
April 1, 2015 - May 12, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop - ONLINE


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

April 11, 2015 - April 12, 2015  
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Calming the Mind: Joy of Living Meditation Workshop

Espace Drukpa, Genève , Switzerland

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 Frédéric Auquier.

April 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015  
All Day
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Finding Freedom: A Weekend Retreat on the Seven Points of Mind Training

Discovery Yoga Center, St. Augustine FL, United States

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

April 17, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Science of Mindfulness

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this evening dialogue with Senior 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.

April 18, 2015 - April 19, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Perfection of Wisdom: Teachings on the Heart Sutra with Khenpo Kunga

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this weekend retreat, senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga will explain the Heart Sutra, offering practical instructions for bringing its profound message directly into our own experience.

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.

April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Avalon Lodge, Eugene OR, United States

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.

April 27, 2015  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Heart, the Brain, and Society: Buddhist and Scientific Perspectives on the Cultivation of Well-being

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

Tergar Meditation Community and the University of Wisconsin Center for Investigating Healthy Minds are pleased to announce His Holiness the 17th Karmapa will visit Madison, Wisconsin.

May 2015

Date/Time Event
May 2, 2015 - May 3, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Bringing Emotions to the Path

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

During this weekend retreat with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley, 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 9, 2015 - May 10, 2015  
All Day
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Joy of Living Level II Meditation Workshop

Det Gamle Rådhus, Stege , 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.

May 15, 2015 - May 17, 2015  
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.

May 31, 2015 - June 7, 2015  
All Day
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Natural Clarity: Teachings on the Nature of Mind

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

In this retreat with Tergar senior lama, Khenpo Kunga, we will explore a powerful set of teachings on the nature of mind from the Mahamudra practices of Tibet’s Kagyü lineage.

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 15, 2015 - August 25, 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.

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.

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 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 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 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.

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.