News

Live is Tough – Deal with it

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Live is Tough – Deal with it

Live is Tough – Deal with it

  An ancient set of Buddhist slogans offers us six powerful techniques to transform life’s difficulties into awakening and benefit. Zen teacher Norman Fischer guides us through them. Illustrations by Keith Abbott. Read entire...

Read More

Walk With Me – Film Thich Nhat Hanh

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Walk With Me – Film Thich Nhat Hanh

Walk With Me – Film Thich Nhat Hanh

Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, WALK WITH ME is a cinematic journey into the world of mindfulness and the Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh. Filmed over three years and with unprecedented access, this visceral film is a meditation on a community who have given up all their possessions for a monastic life in rural France in search for happiness. Walk with Me will be released into Cinemas worldwide in 2017. Please sign up to our newsletter to be notified of the release dates for Walk with Me. Walk With Me – including...

Read More

Mindful Relationship Free Online Summit

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Mindful Relationship Free Online Summit

Mindful Relationship Free Online Summit

Learn how to create more loving, passionate, honest, and resilient relationships. The free 5-Day online summit begins May 17th. Each day you have access to various interviews and presentations on the topic of the day, and you can watch the videos for free for 48 hours. The Mindful Relationship Free Online Summit May 17-21 Relationships are hard (and incredibly rewarding). Finally, some relationship advice that’s genuinely helpful! Join this free online summit and learn what top psychologists, relationship experts, and mindfulness teachers have to say about modern relationships,...

Read More

Gems on Peace

Posted by on Apr 8, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Gems on Peace

Gems on Peace

A Selection of Inspirational Quotes   “Change in the world comes from individuals, from the inner peace in individual hearts. Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” ~ H.H. Dalai Lama “Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.” ~ H.H. Dalai Lama People kill and are killed because they cling too tightly to their own beliefs and...

Read More

Compassionate Houston Week

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Compassionate Houston Week

Compassionate Houston Week

Compassion Houston Week | April 22-29, 2017   A week-long celebration to highlight and grow Houston’s compassionate culture with workshops, service projects, festival booths, and creative ideas for cultivating compassion. The English Dharma group is honored to participate this year with a one hour metta meditation workshop and practice on April 23 in Kwan Yin Hall. Click here for more information. Kick-off festival at the new Levy Park with family friendly life performances and activities on Saturday, April 22 Workshops offered by various organizations throughout the...

Read More

Summer Camp July 1-4

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Summer Camp July 1-4

Summer Camp July 1-4

Summer Camp at the American Bodhi Center (ABC)   Mark your calendar for the American Bodhi Center 2017 Buddhist Youth Camp (2017 BYC) in July. This year’s theme is Compassion. Expect a week of fun activities on the beautiful grounds of ABC in Hempstead, TX, an hour north of Houston. Camp counselors, teachers, and volunteers put together a great program around the topic with team building activities, water balloon fights, friendship party, Hip Hop dancing, Buddhism classes, Arts&Crafts and more. The camp targets kids and teens from 11 to 18 years. For more information see BYC...

Read More