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!
Address: 706 N. 1st St., Suite 112, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (in the North Loop)
Phone: (612) 460-8837
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Please note: We are moving to 1621 East Hennepin Avenue in the Como neighborhood, not far from downtown Minneapolis, early in 2018. Stay tuned for a schedule of related events. There are many ways you can help, as a volunteer. Contact Judith Favia (email@example.com) to help with the physical move, and Leigh Rosenberg (firstname.lastname@example.org) to help with related community events.
January 13 ~ Support for Aileen’s Transition
11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Itasca Building
January 14 ~ New Center Sneak Peek
2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Fisk Building, 1621 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 210, Minneapolis MN 55414
Please note: Members of our Interior Design Committee will lead informal walk-throughs and provide an update on the construction process at 2:30 p.m., followed by light refreshments. There is ample free parking in the lots across 16th Avenue and behind the building, which is also where you’ll find the main entrance. Follow the signs to the second floor.
January 18 ~ Fresh Beginnings
Public Talk with Myoshin Kelley, 7 p.m. Itasca Building
March 23-25 ~ Weekend Residential Meditation Retreat
Metta Meditation Center (Formerly Holy Spirit), Janesville, MN
June 1 ~ Meditation and the Science of Human Flourishing
Essential Teachings on the Joy of Living with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Richard Davidson, Ph.D., Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
June 2-6 ~ Awareness, Compassion, and Wisdom
Essential Teachings on the Joy of Living with Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
June 6-13 ~ Exploring the Nature of Mind
Heart Advice on the Path of Awakening, teachings by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
For a complete calendar of upcoming Tergar Minneapolis / St. Paul events, click here.
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:
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.
Parking, Travel & Accommodations
Street parking is available in the neighborhood; please confirm hours for metered parking. Discount parking is available for $2.50 after 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the lot furthest to the left, across 1st Street from the Tergar Center. To use this lot, please park and come to the Center to pay for a parking receipt. If you would like to carpool with others from your neighborhood, please contact our carpooling coordinator Mary Mueller at email@example.com.
The #7 and #14 Metro Transit busses and the Green and Blue light-rail transit lines also run nearby. For more information about traveling to the Tergar Center in Minneapolis and nearby accommodations, click here.