Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times. Sunday Talks and Discussion

Join Demo Rinpoche for weekly Sunday morning public talks on a variety of topics, suitable for newcomers and long-timers alike, followed by a facilitated group discussion based on the morning talk.

Click hereto register for the Sunday Zoom link.

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE: The Jewel Heart Center in Ann Arbor is open for in-person attendance for the 11:00am Sunday talks, subject to the following updated policies and guidelines. Please click to read the 5.25.22-Amended Self-Health Screen & Safety Confirmation Acknowledgement Form.

By your presence onsite at Jewel Heart Ann Arbor, you confirm that you have read, understood and will comply with this Form. Vaccination and recommended booster cards (or a digital copy) will be required at the door. Note: Covid reports are regularly monitored and any changes to Jewel Heart’s policy are updated as suitable.

Note: Sunday talks on August 14, 21 and 28 will be Demo Rinpoche recordings while Rinpoche takes a summer break, however the center is open for onsite viewing of the recordings with the option to remain for an onsite discussion outdoors following the talk. Rinpoche will resume live Sunday talks on Sunday, September 4.

Onsite Group Discussion following morning talks : While weekly Sunday discussion following the talk remains online, those attending onsite at the Ann Arbor Center are welcome to stay after the talk for a group discussion of the morning talk.

Discussion participants can grab a cup of coffee and snack from the center’s entryway as they exit the building and meet at the picnic tables outside at the south side of the building, weather permitting. During inclement weather, people are welcome to  discuss the talk indoors in the center’s cafe. (No drinking or eating indoors. Masks required indoors).

Click hereto register for the Sunday talk Zoom link.

White Tara Guided Healing Meditation *Online only – Sundays, 9:30 – 10:35am ET

White Tara is particularly associated with healing and long life. These guided meditations use visualization techniques to overcome physical, mental and emotional suffering.


Demo Rinpoche will present ten Jataka Tales on Sundays once monthly, from January 9 – October 2, 2022 from 11:00 am – 12:00pm ET.  Dates: January 9, February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 10, August 7, September 11, October 2. Click here for details.


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