Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Tergar Meditation Community holds drop-in meditation groups, retreats, workshops, and classes on meditation and Tibetan Buddhism. This page provides information on Upcoming Events and Ongoing Programs. We invite you to join us!
September 11 – October 2 ~ Four-Part Introduction to Meditation
Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
September 27 ~ Being Natural
Mahamudra as a Path with Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga, translated by Justin Kelley
September 29-30 ~ Calming the Mind
Joy of Living 1 Meditation Workshop with Tergar Facilitator Stephanie Wagner
October 6-7 ~ Social Transformation and Meditation
Practicing for the Welfare of All, facilitated by Brooke Lavelle
October 8 – November 19 (six Mondays) ~ Exploring Buddhism
The Vajra Vehicle of Tibetan Buddhism with Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley
October 13 ~ Community Meeting and Potluck
Potluck and social time at 11:30 a.m.; Community meeting 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
October 18 ~ Lineage: The Living Stream of Teachings and Practice
Public Talk by Myoshin Kelley
October 26-28 ~ Strength and Presence in Tender Places
Weekend Residential Meditation Retreat with Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley and Facilitator Justin Kelley. Metta Meditation Center (formerly Holy Spirit), Janesville
November 3-4 ~ Opening the Heart
Joy of Living 2 Meditation Workshop with Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley, assisted by Facilitator Justin Kelley
November 10 ~ Joy of Living 1: Calming the Mind – Mini Retreat
A refresher for those who’ve completed the Joy of Living 1 workshop
November 17-18 ~ Training the Heart and Mind
With Tergar Lama Khenpo Kunga, translated by Justin Kelley
November 30 – December 2 ~ Awakening Wisdom
Joy of Living 3 Meditation Workshop with Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley, assisted by Facilitator Stephanie Wagner
Note: Introduction to Meditation is canceled September 12. Instead, please join us for the four-part course that begins Tuesday, September 11.
For updates on any last-minute cancellations due to weather, traffic, or other factors, sign up for Tergar alerts from RainedOut at this link.
Monthly Intro to Meditation
Interested in meditation but not sure where to begin? Please join us for a single-session intro to meditation class on the second Wednesday of every month, 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…
Ongoing Meditation Groups
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 as we explore the practice of mindfulness meditation. Follow these links to learn more:
- Weekly Tuesday Evening Group, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
- 2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month Program: Silent Meditation, 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Teachings, Practice, Discussion, 10:30 a.m. – noon.
- Weekly Wednesday Silent Practice, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (on hiatus)
- Quarterly Practice Day
The Joy of Living Program
The Joy of Living is a course of meditation training that is open to people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. Learn more about Joy of Living Workshops and Retreats.
Exploring Buddhism Program
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…
Path of Liberation Program
The Path of Liberation builds on the foundational teachings of the Joy of Living, presenting a course of Buddhist study and meditation practice rooted in the ancient teachings of Tibet. Learn more about Path of Liberation Workshops and Retreats.
1621 E Hennepin Avenue, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55414 USA
Phone: (612) 460-8837
There is ample parking at the back of the Fisk Building or in the parking lot located across the street to the west of the building. MetroTransit bus routes 3 and 4 have regular service, with stops about ⅓ mile from the center; route 61 operates weekdays/Saturdays with stops along E. Hennepin Ave.