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 now hosts weekly Open Meditation Sessions at the following times:
- Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm
- Fridays 7:00 – 8:00am
- Sundays 10:00am – 12:00pm
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! Our meditation center is located at 301 S. Blount St.
October 5 ~ The Buddha Within
Buddha Nature and the Path of Meditation with Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga
October 6—8 ~ The Middle Way: Emptiness and the Path to Inner Freedom
With Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga
October 12—November 16 ~ Exploring Buddhism: The Path of the Bodhisattva
Sequence of six classes on successive Thursdays with Tergar Facilitators Kasumi Kato and Abby Lindemann.
October 24 ~ Two Events with Matthieu Ricard
(Daytime) ~ A Life In the Dharma: Reflections On the Path of Awakening
(Evening) ~ Transforming the Mind: Scientific and Buddhist Perspectives On the Science of Well-Being
Two unique opportunities to learn from Matthieu Ricard, one of the most well-known and respected Buddhist teachers of modern times.
Matthieu Ricard is joined by Drs. Richard Davidson, Tania Singer and Barry Kerzin for the evening discussion.
November 3—5 ~ Calming the Mind
Joy of Living 1 with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl and Tergar Facilitator Abby Lindemann
November 17 ~ Benefit and Community Gathering
A community gathering to support Tergar Madison; hors d’oeuvres and beverages served.
December 1—3 ~ Awakening Wisdom
Joy of Living 3 Meditation Workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Cortland Dahl
January 2—7 ~ Midwinter Retreat: The Four Dharmas of Gampopa
Pith Instructions on the Path of Liberation with Senior Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga, Middleton, Wisconsin, USA
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 or debit card 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, where 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.