Events

June 2014

Date/Time Event
June 18, 2014 - July 22, 2014  
All Day
Tim Olmsted

Joy of Living Level III Meditation Workshop – ONLINE


Join Tergar senior 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 2014

Date/Time Event
July 18, 2014 - July 24, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR, United States

Over seven days, we’ll explore with Tergar instructor Tim Olmsted two important forms of meditation – awareness meditation and meditation on loving-kindness and compassion – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform our minds and open our hearts.

July 25, 2014 - July 28, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Pumpkin Hollow Retreat Center, Craryville NY, United States

This residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of Joy of Living or Path of Liberation meditation teachings of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. The retreat will be facilitated by senior Tergar instructor, Myoshin Kelley. Over four days, we will explore how emotions can be brought to the path through different forms of practice with awareness, compassion and wisdom – experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart.

August 2014

Date/Time Event
August 1, 2014 - August 3, 2014  
All Day
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Transforming Emotions into Wisdom Along the Path of Awakening

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Stockbridge MA, 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.

August 3, 2014 - August 8, 2014  
All Day
Antonia Sumbundu

Summer Practice Retreat

Strandgaarden, Esby, 8420 Knebel , Denmark

This six-day residential retreat will offer a unique opportunity to deepen our practice of the Joy of Living meditation teachings of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. The retreat will be led by Tergar facilitator Antonia Sumbundu. We will explore two important forms of meditation, experiencing firsthand how these practices can transform the mind and open the heart.

August 3, 2014 - August 9, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice 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 Tergar instructor Edwin Kelley and Tergar Assistant Stephanie Wagner.

August 4, 2014 - August 10, 2014  
All Day
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Summer Practice Retreat

Dachang Vajradhara-Ling – Centre Tibétain, Aubry-le-Panthou , France

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 instructor Myoshin Kelley, and Tergar Facilitators Titi Tran and Frédéric Auquier.

August 9, 2014 - August 10, 2014  
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

The Four Noble Truths

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

Tergar Meditation Community of Montréal is extremely honored to host Her Eminence Khandro Rinpoche. Rinpoche will bestow the precious teachings on The Four Noble Truths.

September 2014

Date/Time Event
September 10, 2014 - October 14, 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 15, 2014 - September 15, 2015  
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.

September 17, 2014 - October 28, 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.

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 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 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.

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  
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 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 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.

December 2014

Date/Time Event
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.