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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July 7 – August 15 ~ Calming the Mind ONLINE
Joy of Living 1 workshop with Senior Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted
July 18, 25, August 1, 8 ~ Four-Week Introduction to Meditation Course
This free practice leader-led course introduces new meditators to the Tergar community and teaches Mingyur Rinpoche’s approach to meditation practice.
August 3 ~ Nurturing a Loving Heart
A Public Talk with Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley
August 10, 17, 24, and 31 ~ Tergar MSP Summer Book Club
Book: The Heart Is Noble: Changing the World from the Inside Out, by the Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje
September 9-10 ~ Opening the Heart
Joy of Living 2 Meditation Workshop with Tergar Facilitator Stephanie Wagner
September 21 ~ Where Wisdom Meets Compassion
A Public Talk with Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley
September 29 – October 1 ~ Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death
Weekend Workshop jointly sponsored by Tergar Minneapolis-St Paul and Shambhala Meditation Center of Minneapolis with Andrew Holecek, Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
October 14-15 ~ Calming the Mind
Joy of Living 1 Meditation Workshop with Tergar Senior Instructor Edwin Kelley
For a complete calendar of upcoming Tergar Minneapolis / St. Paul events, click here.
Monthly Intro to Meditation
Please note: Intro to Meditation has been cancelled for June 14, because of Rinpoche’s visit.
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.