Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Tergar Madison holds a weekly drop-in meditation group, as well as periodic retreats, workshops and classes on meditation and Tibetan Buddhism. Please join us!
If you are a beginning meditator and would like to learn more, or if you are a seasoned practitioner and would like to deepen your practice, please join us every Tuesday evening as we explore the practices of mindfulness and compassion meditation.
Note: Our weekly Tuesday night Joy of Living Meditation group is now held at our new meditation center at 301 S. Blount Street. Click here for details.
Open Meditation Sessions – Free
Tergar Madison hosts weekly Open Meditation sessions 301 S. Blount St. at the following times:
- Sunday — 10:00am – 12:00pm
- Friday — 7:00 – 8:00am
*Note: our Wednesday evening Open Meditation has been discontinued in order to offer Introduction to Meditation classes on select Wednesday evenings in 2018.
These unguided sessions are free and open to all. Each session is divided into 30-minute segments, followed by a short break. You are welcome to come for as little as 30 minutes or stay for the entire session. Please join us!
January 13 ~ Joy of Living 3 Mini-Workshop: Meditating on Impermanence
Morning Workshop with Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl
Thursdays, starting January 18th ~ Public Dharma Talks with Cortland Dahl
Weekly drop-in series featuring instructions on the application of meditation in daily life and insights from classical Buddhist teachings and modern scientific research on meditation.
January 30 ~ Science of Meditation Public Talk with Dr. Richard Davidson
A special opportunity to hear Dr. Davidson present the latest research findings on this subject.
February 3 ~ Joy of Living 1 Mini-Retreat: Living with Awareness
Day-long retreat with members of the Tergar Madison Teaching Team.
February 7, 14, 21, 28 ~ Getting Started – A Four-Part Introduction to Meditation
A free, four-part introductory series with guided meditations and discussion led by members of the Tergar Madison Teaching Team.
February 16—18 ~ Opening the Heart: Joy of Living 2
Weekend workshop with Cortland Dahl and Abby Lindemann. Learn how meditating on loving-kindness and compassion can open our hearts to the world around us.
For Path of Liberation activities, please click here.
If you have event-related questions, please contact us by email at email@example.com.
Donate to Tergar Madison
Please consider making a monthly or one-time donation to Tergar Madison.
You can donate online at our secure site using a credit card, debit card or PayPal by clicking the donate button below, or mail a check, made out to Tergar Madison, to:
PO Box 70754
Madison, WI 53707-0754
If you have donation-related questions, please contact us at the above address or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An Introduction to Meditation Class
Interested in meditation but not sure where to begin? Please join us for a single-session introduction to meditation class on the first Wednesday of most months or sign up for a free, four-part series periodically offered on successive Wednesdays. In this class, we will learn some simple meditation techniques that will help us deal with the stresses of daily life and awaken us to the joy of the present moment. This free drop-in class is open to everyone. Read more…
Joy of Living Workshops and Retreats
The Joy of Living is a course of meditation training that is open to people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. Tergar Madison offers regular workshops and retreats related to the practices of mindfulness, compassion, and insight meditation. Read more…
Exploring Buddhism is a study program that covers the core teachings of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. These teachings address the full spectrum of Buddhist thought and practice, starting with teachings on the Four Noble Truths and leading up to the philosophy of Vajrayana Buddhism. Read more…
If you have questions about Tergar Madison programs, please send an email to email@example.com.
Tergar Madison Community Email List
Tergar Madison has created an email list for unmoderated, respectful person-to-person communication among community members. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. No one is added automatically to this list.
To join this list, please follow this link and then click the Join button and fill out the short form. You will need a free Google login to join the group. If you have questions about that, click this link to get help.
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