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Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

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Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation 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 (Noon – meeting room facing the courtyard, next to library) Background: We live very busy and sometimes chaotic lives and at times...

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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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Local Meditation Groups

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Local Meditation Groups

Welcome | EDG’s Satellite Meditation Program (SMG) SMG is a non-sectarian meditation group of mindfulness practitioners. We focus on supporting each other in developing beneficial habits and growing mindfulness skills. We are composed of small neighborhood groups that meet once a week. If you are interested in joining us, please email us via the Contact Us page. VISIONS Meditating with a group helps to develop a habit. It’s easy to find excuses not to meditate at home. Joining a meditation group can provide the necessary encouragement and motivation for developing a consistent...

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December Dharma

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December Dharma

This month, we have an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the Buddha’s core teachings, venture back into the time of the Buddha and end the year with a group discussion on exchanging New Year’s resolution with mindful intentions. The Path to Liberation, the Five Aggregates Are Empty of Self | Dec 3 | Judy Jeng. Buddha taught the clinging Five Aggregates in the very first teaching of the Four Noble Truths. Whether we are thinking, talking, making a move, experiencing some sensations, these are the five aggregates, which are set in motion. To fully understand the Five...

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