The organization Tergar International was established in order to provide access to all those
who are interested in meditation teachings and practice as presented by Mingyur Rinpoche,
other Tergar teachers, instructors, facilitators, practice leaders, and qualified community
We are a global community striving to create and maintain a community culture where all who
wish to participate are respected, safe, deeply valued, and have a sense of belonging. This
intention is in line with the teachings that we study and aspire to practice to the best of our
ability. We also recognize that inclusion enriches us all, bringing a wide range of perspectives,
experiences and capacities, whereas exclusion impoverishes us as individuals, in our local
communities and as a global society.
All human beings share the same potential, yet we recognize there may be barriers to
experiencing full belonging in Tergar as a spiritual community. These barriers may be social,
physical, financial and cultural, or linked to language, ethnicity, nationality, racism, gender,
abilities, and sexual orientation, or to historical and ongoing patterns of discrimination or
inequality in many parts of the world. This list of examples may not cover all situations.
However, it is meant to express the sincere aspiration and intention of Tergar to heartily
welcome all those who wish to learn and to practice, and to say that we are committed to
learning how to be a welcoming home for all.
The more openhearted you become toward others, the more openhearted they become toward you Mingyur Rinpoche