Chinese Joy of Living Program

The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the addition of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program to its practice schedule. Monthly classes will be on Sundays at the Center from 10 am to 2 pm, with a short break for lunch.  The program will be in Chinese (Mandarin) and begin with an Introduction to Meditation course followed by the Joy of Living Level 1 & Level 2 courses.  The Program is sponsored by Tergar Mingjue and will be facilitated by Tergar Facilitator Laurel Long.

The two-part Introduction to Meditation course will start on October 6 and continues November 10.  The four-part Joy of Living Level 1: Calming the Mind course is scheduled to start December 15 and continue with monthly classes through March 2020.  There is no charge for these courses but registration is required.  Information on the Joy of Living Program can be found at the Tergar Mingjue website  Learn about Tergar Facilitator Laurel Long at

Registration for the Introduction to Meditation course is now OPEN.
Click here to learn more about the Introduction course and to Register.

Seating for the Chinese Joy of Living Program at the Yongey Buddhist Center is limited to 30 participants.  Attendees will be required to attend all sessions and commit to daily meditation practice.  Parking will be restricted at the Center, but available nearby (directions will be provided to attendees prior to start of course).  Attendees are invited to bring a vegetarian dish for the potluck lunch.

Please contact the Center at 408-263-2740, or Dwayne Ladle at (408-687-8642), or Emily Chen at (408-228-2588) for general information.  Questions pertaining to the Joy of Living Program course content should be directed to Laurel Long at  (650-283-9190).