Rinpoche’s original homeland, Nepal, offers a unique and rich cultural backdrop to meditation practice. Surrounded by the stunning Himalayan mountain range and foothills, it is easy to understand why meditation practitioners have been drawn to practice here over thousands of years. Mingyur Rinpoche offers teachings in Nepal at least once a year from his beautiful monastery, Tergar Osel Ling, which overlooks the capital city, UNESCO World Heritage location, Kathmandu.
Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, the Kathmandu Tergar Community encompasses several practice groups and holds workshops and classes on meditation and Tibetan Buddhism, and more. If you are new to meditation and would like to learn more, or if you are a seasoned practitioner and would like to deepen your practice, please join us as we explore the transformative practices of this ancient wisdom tradition.
Joy of Living Weekly Meditation Groups
The Joy of Living is open to people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. Learn more about the Joy of Living Program. Our regular meditation groups explore meditation techniques designed to calm the mind, open the heart, and awaken wisdom. Each session includes guided meditations and group discussion. Please join us as we learn how to transform the challenges of day-to-day life into sources of joy and inner peace. Our drop-in meetings are free and open to all. All timings are given in Nepal time.
When: Every evening, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm and every Monday, 7.00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.
Contact: Arun Poudel mobile: (977) 98512-14507 / email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link
When: Every Monday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Contact: Sophia Groom mobile: (977) 9861934501 / email email@example.com for the Zoom link
Currently not meeting due to Covid-19
When: Wednesday evenings
Venue: Rokpa Guest House, Boudha
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
Joy of Living Workshops
Tergar Kathmandu Meditation Community regularly offers Joy of Living workshops. For news of our upcoming events join our mailing list or write to email@example.com.
Nectar of the Path Practice Group
This practice, written by Mingyur Rinpoche in 2010, covers many of the core elements of Buddhist teachings, with chants, aspirations, and meditation practice. This is open to everyone. At the same time, please note that this is a “Buddhist” practice: it is based on the fundamental Buddhist concepts of refuge, bodhichitta, and relationship to the teacher. More information on the practice can be found here: learning.tergar.org/2016/04/23/nectar-of-the-path/.
When: Every Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Nepal time
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link
Monthly Lojong Teachings with Khenpo Pema
The Lojong teachings are the quintessential practice of relative bodhichitta and an important aspect of the Mahayana attitude, that everything we do is to bring us to a realization of the nature of mind, in order to bring all beings to perfect happiness.
Khenpo Pema, a longtime meditation practitioner and teacher at Tergar Osel Ling monastery, has received empowerments and transmissions, and has trained under some of the greatest masters of our time.
These free drop-in sessions are open to all.
When: Every first Saturday of the month, 2.00 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. Nepal time
Language: Nepali with simultaneous English translation.
Contact: email@example.com to join with English translation via Zoom. The teachings are also broadcast in Nepali on NBTV and Facebook live.
For more information on how to join via these:
Contact: Arun Poudel mobile: (977) 98512-14507 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
All activities of Tergar Kathmandu Meditation Community are offered on a donation basis. To make a voluntary donation in Nepali rupees please use the bank details below.
Account name, Tergar Charity Nepal
Kumari Bank Limited, Kirtipur Branch
Account Number: 1080120443900001
Swift code: KMBLNPKA