Events

July 2015

Date/Time Event
July 15, 2015 - August 25, 2015  
All Day
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Awakening Wisdom: 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.

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 12, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

The Nine Yanas: Teaching by Her Eminence Khandro Rinpoche

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

H.E. Khandro Rinpoche has kindly accepted to bestow upon us the teachings on the nine vehicles during this visit. This teaching is indispensable to any practitioner wishing to gain an understanding of the diverse approaches taught by the Buddha that lead to the ultimate goal of liberation.

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

The Wrathful Wisdom Dakini Simhamukha

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

Please join us for a special evening of transmission, tsok offering, and Simhamukha empowerment offered by Her Eminence Khandro Rinpoche.

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 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

In this evening teaching, Senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga will share his own personal experience with teachings on compassion, presenting practical tools for nurturing compassion for ourselves and extending care and kindness to others.

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

Opening the Heart: 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 - November 5, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Calming the Mind: Joy of Living Meditation Workshop

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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Awakening Wisdom: 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 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015  
All Day
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Awakening Wisdom: Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Saranam Retreat Center, Montrose WV, United States

In this weekend retreat with Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley and assisted by Facilitator Kell Julliard, 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 19, 2015 - November 23, 2015  
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Exploring Buddhism: The Life and Teachings of the Buddha

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this six-part class with Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley and Steve Tibbetts, held on consecutive Monday evenings in October and November, we will explore the Buddha’s life and core teachings, seeing what we can learn from his timeless example.

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015  
All Day
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Opening the Heart: 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.

October 31, 2015 - November 2, 2015  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Exploring the Nature of Mind

Shinnyo Center, New York City NY, 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.

November 2015

Date/Time Event
November 4, 2015 - December 15, 2015  
All Day
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Opening the Heart: 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 and assisted by 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.

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  
All Day
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Exploring the Nature of Mind

Sangye Tashi Ling – Karmapa Trust, Copenhagn , Denmark

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.

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.

November 30, 2015 - December 1, 2015  
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Path of Liberation: Teachings on the Foundation Practices

Sangye Tashi Ling – Karmapa Trust, Copenhagn , Denmark

In this retreat, Senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga will offer practical teachings on the Foundation Practices (ngondro). The retreat will include periods of guided meditation, discussion, and teachings.

January 2016

Date/Time Event
January 2, 2016 - January 7, 2016  
All Day
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Brilliant Sun: Teachings on Compassion and the Nature of Mind

Holy Wisdom Monastery, Middleton WI, United States

In this week-long retreat, Khenpo Kunga will offer practical teachings for developing the qualities of wisdom and compassion, basing his teachings on The Way of the Bodhisattva, one of the most cherished treasures of the Buddhist tradition.

January 15, 2016 - January 17, 2016  
All Day
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Awakening Wisdom: Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop

Tergar Meditation Center, Minneapolis MN, United States

In this weekend retreat with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin 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.

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