Retreats & Events

Compassionate Houston Week

Posted by on Apr 8, 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...

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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...

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Reading Class CHANGE- Chung Mei Temple

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Reading Class CHANGE- Chung Mei Temple

The Noble Eightfold Path by Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi   Chung Mei Temple is offering a free reading class on Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi’s book “The Noble Eightfold Path.” Facilitator: James Chao Location: Chung Mei Temple Stafford Schedule: Saturday morning 10:30 am to 12:00 pm May 6 – July 1: Reading class (purchase book at Chung Mei Temple for $5) Please call the Temple for more information and to register. Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Address: 12550 Jebbia Ln, Stafford, TX 77477 Phone: (281)...

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Spring Retreats @ ABC in April&May

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Spring Retreats @ ABC in April&May

Seven Days (or less) Meditation Retreat at the American Bodhi Center Date: 4/15-21 | Check in 4/14 evening Topic:  Four Foundations of Mindfulness with a focus on “Body and Feelings”. Instructor:  Venerable Ji Ru, abbot of Mid-America Buddhist Association, an experienced meditation teacher.  Bi-lingual retreat (Chinese/English). Register: Registration form – please send to jadebuddhatx@gmail.com ASAP. The form includes 3 pages in total. 1st page – registration form | 2nd page – consent form. 3rd page is in Chinese only. Please click here for an English version.  Please...

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Metta Meditation Introduction&Practice 4/23

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Metta Meditation Introduction&Practice 4/23

In April, the English Dharma Group participates in Compassionate Houston Week and offers an introduction and practice of metta meditation on Sunday, April 23 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. Compassionate Houston is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a compassionate community in Houston. For the third year, a week-long event invites organizations across Houston to participate in various ways, from offering workshops, meditation sessions, special projects, a lively outdoor festival to name a few, all focused on showcasing a compassionate city. The English Dharma Group’s free 1...

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Mindful Leadership-Free Online Training Conference 3/1-3/10

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Mindful Leadership-Free Online Training Conference 3/1-3/10

Mindful Leadership-Free Online Training Conference 3/1-3/10

Mindful Leadership Online Training Conference   The first-ever Mindful Leadership Online Training Conference will feature sessions with more than 40 top mindful leaders, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and teachers. As a free subscriber, you have access to each day’s session for 48 hours. Alternatively, you can purchase the event. After you register you’ll gain access to over 35 video sessions from many of the world’s foremost experts on mindful leadership, plus you’ll receive several bonus gifts. During the event you’ll discover how mindfulness practices and meditation can...

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