Joy of Living Level 1: Calming the Mind Nov. 5-6, 2016

The Joy of Living Level I: Calming the Mind
Weekend Meditation Workshop with Tergar Facilitator Kell Julliard

In this weekend meditation 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 this weekend, we will explore the landscape of our experience with mindful awareness, learning how to use thoughts, emotions, our senses, and even awareness itself as support for meditation.

The schedule for this weekend workshop includes DVD teachings by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, presentations on the key points of meditation practice by Tergar facilitator Kell Julliard, as well as guided meditation and discussion. This weekend offers an excellent introduction for new students and a time to deepen practice for experienced practitioners. It is suitable for people of all faiths.

9am-6pm Saturday, Nov. 5, and 9am-5pm Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016
Cost: $125 (basic level), $175 (sponsor level),
Students, Senior Citizens, and Repeaters $75

Kell Julliard has practiced meditation in a variety of traditions since his early twenties. In 2009 he met Mingyur Rinpoche and has since studied intensively with Rinpoche and the Tergar Meditation Community. During this time he has served as practice leader for the Tergar New York
City Meditation Center. In addition to Kell’s role with Tergar, he currently serves as head of clinical research education at a large academic community hospital in Brooklyn, where he also teaches mindfulness meditation to faculty, residents, and staff.

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a rising star among the new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters. With a rare ability to present the ancient wisdom of Tibet in a fresh, engaging manner, Rinpoche’s profound teachings and playful sense of humor have endeared him to students around the world. His first book, The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness, debuted on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into over twenty languages. Rinpoche currently teaches throughout the world, with centers on four continents.
For more information about Mingyur Rinpoche’s worldwide meditation community, please visit www.tergar.org.

Sign up online here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e8saa74rdf4e7295&llr=nkc9v9iab&showPage=true

For further questions about local (West Virginia) concerns, contact Kyle Weaner at kyle@jivakawellnesscenter.com.

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