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Open Mind Media (OMM) 

A full-service media production company, OMM is committed to producing films and multimedia that serves to increase understanding, cooperation, and compassion among people worldwide.




In its new groundbreaking film, A Joyful Mind explores the world of meditation through the eyes of both master and novice practitioners, scientists, and others who incorporate mindfulness and meditation into their workplaces and lives. A Joyful Mind highlights the teachings of meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche who has inspired people from Tibet to France to California with his clarity, wit and personal insight into how meditation can have a lasting, positive impact on lives.


In Production


Wandering...but not lost 

In June of 2011 Mingyur Rinpoche left his monastery in India during the night to go on a 3 year wandering retreat as masters in his lineage have done for hundreds of years. He came back 4 and a half years later...This is his story.

This film is currently in production. We need your help to bring it to completion. 

*Giving & Tax Benefits

A Joyful Mind is wholly-owned "limited liability company" of Tergar International, a tax-exempt 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Therefore, your contribution to A Joyful Mind is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Mingyur Rinpoche talks about some of the main things he learned while on retreat.
Mingyur Rinpoche talks about his main practice while on 4 1/2 year wandering retreat.