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CALENDAR

Oct
21
Thu
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Meditation Center
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice  includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Jewel Ornament of Liberation Class
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
8 Thursdays / September 30–November 18
7:00-8:15pm
This Fall Khenpo will begin teaching from the masterwork of Tibetan Buddhism, Jewel Ornament of Liberation. This text provides a complete foundation for study and practice—from beginning to Buddhahood. It includes teachings on Buddha-nature, finding the spiritual master, impermanence, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta, development of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha. This class is great for beginners.

IN PERSON INFORMATION:
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
ZOOM INFORMATION:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Oct
22
Fri
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Oct 22 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Meditation for Peace and Healing
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Fridays in October  noon-1pm  weather permitting
Chauncey Swan Park, 405 E Washington Street, Iowa City

all are welcome!

Take time in the midst of your Friday to find stillness outdoors, in the heart of Iowa City. Join us for silent meditation, contemplation, or prayer in Chauncey Swan Park, across from Iowa City City Hall.
Stop by anytime over the noon hour and stay as long as you like. You may wish to bring something to sit on — a cushion, mat, blanket, or chair.
Sponsored by Garchen Mila Meditation Center, Winding Path Sangha, and the Unitarian Universalist Society. This location is wheelchair accessible.
Oct
23
Sat
2021
A Walk in the Park
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the community – sangha members for a walk in local parks. We will meet each Saturday afternoon (unless rained out) for the rest of September and October. Nothing formal – this is a way to be together! We will meet at different places in and around Iowa City. Children welcome. Feel free to join us even if you have never attended at the center in person.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S LOCATION>

 

Oct
24
Sun
2021
Om Ah Hung Meditation
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. At the end of the Om Ah Hung meditation we rest in peaceful abiding.

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

1907 G Street

Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
 
Om Ah Hung Meditation
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. At the end of the Om Ah Hung meditation, we rest in peaceful abiding.

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

 

1907 G Street,  Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Sunday Morning Discussion
Oct 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
10:45-11:30
On Sunday mornings we will have a book discussion on the Jewel Ornament of Liberation. You are welcome to join us even if you have not read the book because we will read the passage out loud.  This will be a chance for us to focus or thoughts, engage in debate or questions and kick around our understanding of the Dharma. The discussion will be held on Zoom and in-person.

HOW TO ATTEND ON ZOOM
Zoom information:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Oct
25
Mon
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Oct 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Medicine Buddha Meditation
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM

During Medicine Buddha meditation we cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, and healing towards ourselves and all beings. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your level of experience with meditation. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering.
meditation leaders:
Ellen Marie, Naomi, Khenpo Thupsang

location:
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in meditation – no fee or registration


Zoom information:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Oct
26
Tue
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Meditation Center
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice  includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Calm Abiding Meditation
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Oct
27
Wed
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Oct 27 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Taming the Mind with Meditation Class
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
HELD ON ZOOM ONLY
8 Wednesdays  / September 29 – November 17
7:00-8:30pm
This Fall Tim will offer his wonderful introduction to meditation class once again.  This class provides an excellent foundation for all types of meditation.  Everyone is welcome to attend – including those who have already attended this class!
About Tim: Tim Mullaney, PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, has been a meditator and practitioner in the Karma Kagyu lineage for nearly 40 years. His teachers include Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, Bardor Tulku Rinpoche and Tai Situ Rinpoche. Tim is also a psychologist and has extensive background working with mindfulness training in professional, non-religious settings.

Zoom information:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Oct
28
Thu
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Meditation Center
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice  includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Jewel Ornament of Liberation Class
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
8 Thursdays / September 30–November 18
7:00-8:15pm
This Fall Khenpo will begin teaching from the masterwork of Tibetan Buddhism, Jewel Ornament of Liberation. This text provides a complete foundation for study and practice—from beginning to Buddhahood. It includes teachings on Buddha-nature, finding the spiritual master, impermanence, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta, development of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha. This class is great for beginners.

IN PERSON INFORMATION:
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
ZOOM INFORMATION:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Oct
29
Fri
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Oct 29 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Meditation for Peace and Healing
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Fridays in October  noon-1pm  weather permitting
Chauncey Swan Park, 405 E Washington Street, Iowa City

all are welcome!

Take time in the midst of your Friday to find stillness outdoors, in the heart of Iowa City. Join us for silent meditation, contemplation, or prayer in Chauncey Swan Park, across from Iowa City City Hall.
Stop by anytime over the noon hour and stay as long as you like. You may wish to bring something to sit on — a cushion, mat, blanket, or chair.
Sponsored by Garchen Mila Meditation Center, Winding Path Sangha, and the Unitarian Universalist Society. This location is wheelchair accessible.
Oct
30
Sat
2021
A Walk in the Park
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the community – sangha members for a walk in local parks. We will meet each Saturday afternoon (unless rained out) for the rest of September and October. Nothing formal – this is a way to be together! We will meet at different places in and around Iowa City. Children welcome. Feel free to join us even if you have never attended at the center in person.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S LOCATION>

 

Oct
31
Sun
2021
Om Ah Hung Meditation
Oct 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. At the end of the Om Ah Hung meditation we rest in peaceful abiding.

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

1907 G Street

Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!