Lama Migmar Tseten
Tibetan Buddhist chaplain, teacher, author
As a Harvard University Buddhist Chaplain for more than twenty years, Lama Migmar Tseten has served faculty and staff on campus as well as at the Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies which he founded in 1990 with the patronage of the Sakya Trichen.
He received both a traditional and a contemporary education in India, graduating with an Acharya degree in 1979 from the Tibetan Institute of Sanskrit University. Awarded a medal for academic excellence by the Dalai Lama, he was also recognized as Khenpo for his scholarship and service to the dharma by the Sakya Trizin.
Lama Migmar Tseten has supervised the editing and publication of more than 50 rare volumes of Sakya literature including the 31 volumes of Sakya Lamdre and the rare Golden Manuscripts of the Five Founding Masters. He is the author of many books on subjects from Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions, including Awakening to the Noble Truth, The Wisdom Gone Beyond, The Tibetan Book of Awakening, Treasures of the Sakya Lineage, and Yoga, Mindfulness and Mantra for Peaceful Living and Dying.
Lama Migmar Tseten established Mangalam Studio to share free spiritual arts, teachings, and practices publicly via digital media, including the Mangalam Online Course, providing dharma studies and practices worldwide. He leads in-person retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America and Europe.
October 26 - 28, 2018
Friday - Sunday, 2 nights
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the practice of mindfulness is learned to pacify afflictive emotions, quiet inner chatter, and reduce stress. But it can, and should, be applied to any day-to-day activity—eating, walking, sitting, standing, and even sleeping. The true goal of “mindfulness” is to nurture a constant presence in all of our activities, a...
October 28 - 30, 2018
Sunday - Tuesday, 2 nights
Heal illness, cut through destructive emotions, and release negative energies with the ancient Buddhist ritual known as Healing Chöd. This ritual is commonly revered for its power to alleviate physical, emotional, and mental illness and suffering. Best of all, there are no elaborate techniques to learn: simply lie down, rest, and receive the healing. In...