Date(s) - April 20, 2019 - April 21, 2019
Calming the Mind
Joy of Living 1 Meditation Workshop
With Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted
Medford, Oregon USA
In this weekend workshop we will learn how cultivating awareness can help create a peaceful mind and joyful heart. The practice of meditation enables us to transform all experiences, even difficult emotions and painful thoughts, into sources of joy. Over the course of the weekend, we will explore the landscape of our experience with mindful awareness, learning how to use the body, sensory experiences, thoughts, emotions, and even awareness itself as supports for meditation.
The schedule for this workshop includes video teachings by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, presentations on the key points of meditation practice by Tergar Instructor Tim Olmsted, as well as guided meditations and discussion. This workshop is suitable for people of all faiths, as well as both beginning and experienced meditators.
Tim Olmsted has been a student of meditation for more than forty years. For twelve of those years, he lived in Nepal, working as a psychotherapist and studying with many of the greatest Buddhist teachers of our time, including Mingyur Rinpoche’s father, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Tim is the founder, with Mingyur Rinpoche, of The Yongey Foundation. He is also a senior instructor and cofounder of Mingyur Rinpoche’s community, Tergar International. He has also served as the director of Gampo Abbey, the largest Buddhist monastery in North America. Tim is the president of the Pema Chödrön Foundation.
Saturday, April 20, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Large Community Room
205 S. Central Avenue
Medford, Oregon 97501
- Base – This level covers the actual cost of the program – $135
- Reduced – Reduced fee those on a limited income – $100
- Repeating Calming the Mind Students – Special rate for those who have previously completed a Joy of Living 1 workshop, either in-person or online – $100
We strive to offer programs like this one as broadly as we can, regardless of ability to pay. Please consider adding an additional donation during registration or at the event to help share these teachings with as many people as possible.
If your ability to pay makes it difficult to attend this program, we will make every effort to make attendance possible. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We make final arrangements for weekend events 10 days before the event start day. If you cancel after April 10, there will be a $25 administration fee.
For further information about the program contact:
Tergar Medford, Oregon
Group Coordinators: Laurel and Wally
Medford Branch Library, Medford OR, United States