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Mondays at 12:00 – 1:00pm: Healing and Compassion Meditation

Weekly sessions of guided meditations on healing and compassion for oneself and others and group discussion. Facilitated by Hartmut Sagolla.


Tuesdays at 7:00 – 8:30pm: Practical Buddhism: The Tibetan Approach by Gelek Rimpoche recordings followed by virtual discussion

Practical Buddhism presents 2012/2013/2014 Sunday talk recordings by Gelek Rimpoche, offering an opportunity for some to revisit and an introduction for others. Live facilitated discussions led by Jewel Heart Instructors follow each session, and are not recorded.


Fridays at 5:30pm: Group Practice: Ganden Lha Gyema – Click for Ganden Lha Gyema (pdf)

The Ganden Lha Gyema is one of the most popular practices in the Tsongkhapa tradition. Ganden Lha Gyema is an easy, foundational practice that includes the basic teachings of Buddhism.

Group Practices facilitated by Jewel Heart Instructors. No Session on Friday, July 5


Sundays at 9:30 – 10:30am: White Tara Guided Healing Meditation Click for Prayer to Noble Tara  (pdf). Click to explore our White Tara Meditations webpage.

Tara, mother goddess of Tibetan Buddhism, is known for her quick and compassionate activity. White Tara is particularly associated with healing and long life. These guided meditations use visualization techniques to overcome physical, mental and emotional suffering. Facilitated by Jewel Heart Instructors. Participants may also join the White Tara meditation sessions onsite in Ann Arbor.

Note: No sessions during Jewel Heart Retreats and Seminars – July 28, October 6, 2024.


Sundays at 11:00am – 12:00pm: Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. with Demo Rinpoche followed by Virtual Community Discussion

Join Demo Rinpoche for weekly Sunday morning public talks, suitable for newcomers and long-timers alike, and followed by a facilitated group discussion based on the morning talk. These sessions are offered both online and onsite Ann Arbor.

Note: Recordings will be posted on the Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. webpage during Jewel Heart Retreats and Seminars – July 28, October 6, 2024.

Demo Rinpoche’s Sunday morning talks on the Jataka Tales: Stories of Buddha’s Previous Lives will be offered on March 10, April 7, May 5 and June 2, 2024.

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