Welcome to the Jewel Heart Nebraska chapter webpage!

We meet weekly at 3100 S. 72nd Street in Lincoln, for live webinars, discussion and practice in the living Tibetan Buddhist tradition so richly preserved and explained by Gelek Rimpoche.

Throughout the year, we offer courses, guest speakers, workshops, and talks geared to help individuals bring peace, joy, and understanding into their lives and the lives of others, all based on Rimpoche’s authentic and accessible teachings.

On an irregular basis we hold film nights, and community events, such as potlucks and momo-making demonstrations. Get on the mailing list to stay informed of upcoming events.

For more information call (402) 968-7779, or email

Jewel Heart Nebraska

Buddhism vs. Racism and Nature of Mind with Hartmut Sagolla

Buddhism Versus Racism 

Buddha was not confronted personally with people of other races, teaching only in Northern India. But Buddhism went subsequently around the world and its teachings about equanimity, equality and loving all beings equally, found broad acceptance. Is Buddhism stronger than racism?

Friday, October 27th
Public talk
Location: The Bay, 2005 Y St. Lincoln, NE
Time: 7 pm

Saturday, October 28th

SEM - The Nature of Mind - In Depth Workshop

Drawing from Gelek Rimpoche’s teachings on the Nature of the Mind, this workshop addresses the relationship between energy and mind, the mind’s capacity for liberation and wisdom, the continuity of consciousness, and the mind as an object of concentrated meditation.


Location: Chateau, 3100 S. 72nd Street, Lincoln NE
Time: 10a - 12p / lunch break / 2p - 4p


Hartmut Sagolla

Hartmut Sagolla has been a student of Gelek Rimpoche, founder of Jewel Heart, since 1984. He has continuously transcribed and edited Rimpoche's teachings during the 15 years he lived at a Dharma Center in Australia and through his move to Michigan in 2002 where he joined Rimpoche's team as a Program Director. In that role he has helped develop and present Rimpoche's JH Programs, and supported retreats and special events. In 2011 he co-founded Jewel Heart Bloomfield Hills and in 2017, Jewel Heart Jackson. He has additionally led meditation programs outside of Jewel Heart, including at Google, various Michigan prisons, and as a participant in a research program on mindfulness at the Ann Arbor Veteran Affairs through the University of Michigan.

Sundays with Gelek Rimpoche

Rimpoche Sundays
Classic Teachings

11am Eastern

Online via Webinar
Free - Open to All


To Register for the webinar, use the following link

OR visit GoToWebinar and enter the ID: 125-176-963

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing important information to join the webinar.

Please log in early and set up before Rimpoche begins. The above link and ID are valid for this new series of Rimpoche's Sunday teachings regardless of attending one or all.

For webinar trouble or questions, comments and feedback
Or Text: 734 489 4919.