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The 8 Realization Sutra Part 7 by Ven Hung I

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Videos | Comments Off on The 8 Realization Sutra Part 7 by Ven Hung I

The Seventh Realization is the awareness that the five categories of sensual desire – money, sex, fame, overeating and oversleeping – lead to problems. The Eight Realization Sutra of the Great Beings is an ancient Buddhist text. In his 8 part series, Venerable Hung I uses a translation with commentaries prepared by Thich Nhat Hanh from the Chinese Taisho Revised Tripitaka, No. 779.  It appears in Thich Nhat Hanh, Chanting From The Heart (2006). Following the link, the chanted version is available to listen to (or download).  Link to Thich Nhat Hanh’s...

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10-Day Vipassana Retreat April 2018

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on 10-Day Vipassana Retreat April 2018

10-Day Vipassana Retreat April 2018

10-Day Vipassana Meditation Retreat | April 14 to April 24, 2018 Mark your calendar for a 10-Day Vipassana retreat at the American Bodhi Center in Hempstead. TX, organized by the Texas Buddhist Association and the English Dharma Group, led by Venerable Gawesi. The retreat is conducted in English and has ONLY a limited number of seating available, registration is required on a first come first served basis. For more information see: http://tbaimg.blogspot.com/...

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Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

Posted by on Dec 5, 2017 in News, Ongoing Programs, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

Introduction to Mindfulness for Urban Living Join the English Dharma Group for an introductory four weeks meditation class and receive instructions on Mindfulness Awareness and Meditation with weekly group practice and daily self exercises at home. Where: Jade Buddha Temple When: January 21 | January 28 | February 4 | February 11 Time: 8:30 am small group introduction and discussion | 9:00 am meditation practice Kick-Off Meeting:  January 14 Background: We live very busy and sometimes chaotic lives and at times wish there was a way to slow down and smell the roses. In the past twenty years,...

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Pilgrimage to Ladakh, India June 7–18, 2018

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Pilgrimage to Ladakh, India June 7–18, 2018

Pilgrimage to Ladakh, India June 7–18, 2018

Dive deep into the ancient cultural heritage and Buddhist practice of Ladakh, India during a 10-day pilgrimage to the Himalayas next summer. From June 7-18, you’ll visit several monumental Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and receive daily teachings suited to both novice and seasoned practitioners from trip leader and Asian studies scholar, Jamyang Oliphant, PhD.   Under Oliphant’s expert guidance, you’ll learn about the Tibetan medicine tradition and even visit a Ladakhi oracle for a healing session. Other activities include cooking and conversation with monks and their...

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Walk With Me Film 12/10

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Walk With Me Film 12/10

A wonderful film featuring Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village monastic community will be privately screened in Houston at another date and location. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, “Walk With Me” takes us deep inside the world-famous monastery of Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh and captures the life of a monastic community who have given up all their possessions for one common purpose – to practice the art of mindfulness. Take advantage of a new opportunity:Screening Information Where: Greenway Grand Place Stadium 24 & RPX  3839 Weslayan Street, Houston,...

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