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Registration is Closed for Workshop

We have closed registration for the Joy of Living Workshop.  We are near capacity for the Ballroom at the Embassy Suites and seating is now FULL.  If you want to be placed on the waiting list, please send a request to Dwayne Ladle at

We still have a few seats available for the Welcome Banquet and Book Signing.  Please contact Emily Chen at 408-228-2588 if you want to attend this special event.
Click here to view the poster describing the events

The Schedule of Events are as follows:

Friday June 28                    Welcome Banquet & Book Signing
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM              Mayflower Restaurant Milpitas

Saturday June 29               Meditation and the Joy of Living Workshop
Sunday June 30                 Calming the Mind: Joy of Living 1
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM              Embassy Suites Milpitas – Silicon Valley

Please Note:

  1. Welcome Banquet  will be held at the Mayflower Restaurant in Milpitas as in years past.  The vegetarian meal is $40.00 per seat (including children) and reservations are required.  Please contact the Center (Emily Chen) at 408-228-2588 or to RSVP and for more information.  Mayflower address is 428 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035 (just off highway 237 at the McCarthy Blvd exit).
  2. The Book Signing for Rinpoche’s new book In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey through the Bardos of Living and Dyingwill be held in conjunction with the Welcome Banquet.  The book tells of Rinpoche’s near-death experience and the life-changing wisdom he gained while on his 4 year wandering retreat.  Books will be available for purchase at the Banquet.
  3. The two-day workshop Meditation and the Joy of Living will be held at the Embassy Suites in Milpitas.  This first level workshop offers a rare opportunity to learn the Joy of Living teachings from Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche.  Each day will include teachings from Mingyur Rinpoche and short periods of guided meditation and discussion with Senior Tergar Instructor Edwin Kelley.  A Book Signingwill be held the afternoon of the 29th following the Workshop.  Registration is required for this general admission two-day event.
  4. Please contact Dwayne Ladle at 408-687-8642 ( or the Center at 408-263-2740 ( for more information.
    Click here to learn more about the Joy of Living Workshop

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