Dharma Online: Tim McHenry of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York shares his unique meditation journey

- through Henry Oudin

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The Tergar Meditation Community, founded by revered Dharma teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, announced that Tim McHenry, author, curator and deputy executive director of the Rubin Museum of Art in New York will present an in-person and online event, “My Journey of meditation. with Tim McHenry,” on September 23, which will explore McHenry’s experiences integrating his contemplative practice with science and art.

“During this free 60 minute conversation. . . Tim McHenry shares lessons from his personal journey and his passion for developing interactive museum experiences as a way to increase self-awareness and well-being. The conversation will be led by Tergar guide Stephanie Wagner,” Tergar told BDG.

“Inspired by powerful Buddhist principles, the Rubin Museum Mandala laboratory» – which opens in London's Canary Wharf in September – encourages participants to explore challenging emotions and think about how they might have the power to transform them into wisdom.

Tim McHenry. Image courtesy of Tergar International
Stephanie Wagner. Image courtesy of Tergar International

“My Meditation Journey with Tim McHenry” will feature a light-hearted discussion intended to empower, inspire curiosity, and help practitioners build self-confidence and joy through healthy habits. McHenry will share his meditation habits and offer stories of his experiences using art, science and wisdom to inspire people around the world. The final segment of the program will include an open question-and-answer session during which participants can ask their own questions.

Tergar guide Stephanie Wagner, who will lead the event, is a certified health and wellness coach and meditator for 20 years. Wagner studied with some of the world's most renowned Buddhist teachers, including Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Sharon Salzberg, and Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche. Within Tergar, she works as a facilitator, course guide for the Meditation Teacher Program and chanting facilitator for the Path of Liberation programs.

“Tim McHenry. . . brought visitors to the Rubin Museum of Art what the Huffington Post called “some of the most original and inspired programs on arts and consciousness in New York.” » explained Tergar. “Integrating neuroscience with contemplative practice in the groundbreaking series Brain wave gave rise to such museum experiences of “serious gaming” as the End of the dreamle Memory Palaceet The game of life.

“His most recent project is the Mandala laboratory, which has a permanent site in New York, and a traveling exhibition that is about to arrive in London,” added Tergar. " THE Mandala laboratory The installation is the most comprehensive representation of his beliefs in integrating science, Buddhist wisdom traditions, and artistic innovation to emphasize empathic experiential engagement as a means to heighten consciousness self and well-being.

Image courtesy of Tergar International

This free event is open to everyone and will be broadcast live at the following times:

Auckland: 3 a.m., Sunday September 24
Canberra: 00 a.m., Sunday September 24
Seoul, Tokyo: 23 p.m., Saturday September 23
Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei: 22 p.m., Saturday September 23
Bangkok, Jakarta: 21 p.m., Saturday September 23
New Delhi: 19:30 p.m., Saturday September 23
Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris, Stockholm: 16 p.m., Saturday September 23
London: 15 p.m., Saturday September 23
Montreal, New York: 10 p.m., Saturday September 23
Los Angeles, Vancouver: 7 p.m., Saturday September 23

Click here for more details and to register for this free event

Tergar International imagines a world where meditation is part of everyday life and peace, joy and wisdom radiate from within. Their mission is to transform hearts and minds by making the ancient wisdom of meditation, taught by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, accessible to the modern world.

(Tergar International)

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, founder of the Tergar meditation community, which has centers and practice groups around the world, is recognized as a master of the Karma Kagyu and Nyingma lineages of Tibetan Buddhism and as a bestselling author. Born in 1975 in the Himalayan border region between Tibet and Nepal, Mingyur Rinpoche received extensive training in the meditative and philosophical traditions of Tibetan Buddhism from his father, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche (1920-1996), considered to be one of the greatest modern masters of Dzogchen, then at Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India. After just two years, at the age of 13, Mingyur Rinpoche entered a three-year meditation retreat, then completed a second immediately after, as a retreat master. At age 23, Rinpoche received full monastic ordination. His books include: The joy of living: discovering the secret and the science of happiness (2007); Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom (2009); And Turning Confusion into Clarity: A Guide to the Fundamental Practices of Tibetan Buddhism (2014)

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Henry Oudin

Henry Oudin is a Buddhist scholar, spiritual adventurer and journalist. He is a passionate seeker of the depths of Buddhist wisdom, and travels regularly to learn more about Buddhism and spiritual cultures. By sharing his knowledge and life experiences on Buddhist News, Henry hopes to inspire others to embrace more spiritual and mindful ways of living.

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