Tere is second generation Mexican, with a Lebanese family background. She was born and lived in Mexico City almost all her life. There she became fascinated by Tibetan Buddhism. She moved to Los Angeles in 2002 with her now late husband and three young daughters.
Once in LA, she met Trudy Goodman at InsightLA and decided to leave behind her Business career and interest in Geography to devote herself to her family, her personal growth, and the study and practice of Buddhism to enhance her life and the lives of others around her.
In LA, Tere became a passionate painter. Her mindfulness journey has strengthened her creativity as a visual artist.
She is currently the president of a large growing and successful multinational company in Mexico City and a firm believer of the enormous benefits of mindfulness everywhere.
Her heart calls her to share the Dharma with Spanish Speaking communities.
She is privileged to be part of the current Spirit Rock Teacher Training program.
She facilitates mindfulness groups in both Spanish and English
Events with Tere Abdala
February 24, 2024
A very special online half day retreat Saturday, February 24th 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Registration closes February 23rd at 11:59pm Pacific Time Donald Rothberg and Tere Abdala will also offer an on land full retreat on this same topic, all are invited to attend that retreat as well. The 7-day retreat takes place May 1 – 8, 2024, Settling, Seeing, and Spacious Awareness This half-day online retreat will be a sample and introduction to Donald’s regular teachings on Settling, Seeing, and Spacious Awareness that he has been offering since 2015, joined for the half-day and the 7-day retreat by…
May 1 - 8, 2024
A Silent Insight Meditation Retreat Wednesday, May 1st – Wednesday, May 8th registration closes Wednesday April 17th at 11:59pm Pacific Time This retreat is also offered as a brief half-day online retreat in February as a donation-based rate. This is a great option if you are considering this full in-person retreat! Saturday, February 24th, 2024 (10am – 1pm Pacific) Settling, Seeing, and Spacious Awareness Settling, Seeing, and Spacious Awareness is a more advanced retreat that Donald has been teaching since 2015. In this retreat, also the only time this year that he will teach this specific retreat, we practice with…