Ongoing Programs

Mindfulness Class | Jan 2018

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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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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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Saturday Retreat

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Saturday Retreat

One Day Insight Meditation Retreat | Saturday retreat conducted by Venerable Katapunno | Sitting and walking meditation followed by a Dharma Talk & Discussion. 9:00 am- 4:00 pm American Bodhi Center 29123 Mellmann Rd. Hempstead, TX 77445 | Map and Direction Bring your own bag lunch | Everyone is welcome to attend | Please call before you head out and let us know you will attend. 979-921-6969 – Visit Insight Meditation Group for more...

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Children’s Class Schedule

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Children’s Class Schedule

Children’s Dharma Class The English Dharma Group offers a one hour class for children 4 to 11 years of age on Sundays at 11:30 am. The class aims to expose young children to basic Buddhist teachings in a fun and nurturing environment. Children are divided into two classes by age; young children, age 4 to 7 years meet in Kwan Yin Hall. Children age 8 to 11 years gather in one of the Temple’s study rooms. The program not only teaches meditation, but also some of the basic Buddhist messages, such as the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path and the concept of Loving-Kindness. The...

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