Online Programs

Mindful Working: Using Work as a Path for Complete Personal Transformation

With Wangmo Dixey

May 21 - June 29, 2022
Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 PM Pacific Time During this time of uncertainty and adversity, you might wonder how to fully integrate your spiritual values into your work.  Skillful Means is a path of personal inner transformation that brings more joy, meaning and balance into your work life.  This produces outer transformations that support great accomplishment and benefit to many people.  It is a path of full integration.   Please join us as we open the door to a life of greater…

All-Levels Kum Nye: The Healing Art of Kum Nye Practice

With Anita McNulty

June 21 - July 26, 2022
Tuesdays, 8:00 – 9:00 am, PT “Kum Nye heals both our bodies and minds, bringing their energies together to function calmly and smoothly.” — Tarthang Tulku, Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga Kum Nye, which may be thought of as mindfulness in motion, is a movement system that integrates our awareness of body and mind. This Kum Nye class will draw from the Kum Nye Book, Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga.  The themes we will explore include feelings and sensations, the…

Time, Space and Knowledge: Perspectives and Practices

With Ken McKeon

June 22 - August 10, 2022
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, PT   Since coming to the United States in 1969, Tarthang Tulku has explored ways to convey to the Western mind the vast array of knowledge in the Buddhist tradition.  With the publishing of the Time, Space and Knowledge book in the 1970's he introduced a series of teaching and practices that help us penetrate the limitation of our sense of what is "real" to open new avenues of exploration…

Beginning Meditation: Meditation for Healing

With Pauline Yu

June 22 - August 10, 2022
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:15 pm, PT  This 8-week course emphasizes the power of meditation to heal and balance body and mind. We will work with sitting and walking meditation, breath and mantra practice, and gentle Tibetan yoga. With these time-proven practices from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, you can develop and sustain a daily, ongoing meditation practice that will increase your physical vitality and your emotional balance over time. Please note - we much close registration…

Buddhist Studies Series – Sutra Study: Invitation to Enlightenment

With Hugh Joswick, Ph.D.

June 22 - August 10, 2022
Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Pacific Time Through the Sutra Study classes offered by The Tibetan Nyingma Institute in Berkeley, we engage with essential texts within the Mahayana tradition. Through careful reading and focused discussion, we experience the breadth and depth of the Buddhist tradition and contemplate how these wisdom teachings which have been carried forward for centuries inform our understanding of our present experience. Buddhist teachers used a great variety of literary forms in…

Hello to a Calm Place: Learn to Meditate in Three Minutes a Day

With Richard Dixey

June 24 - August 12, 2022
Fridays 12:00 - 12:30 PM, PT Join Dr. Richard Dixey of Dharma College for a unique (and simply powerful) meditation experience this summer. In this course, you will learn calmness meditation and finding a base of stillness in the center of all experience. These half-hour classes require no previous knowledge or experience of meditation and only entail a commitment of one or two short meditation sessions per day. For anyone who wishes to begin meditation…