Retreats & Events

Bhikkhu Bodhi Dharma Talk Nov 5 | 1-2:30 pm

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Bhikkhu Bodhi Dharma Talk Nov 5 | 1-2:30 pm

Bhikkhu Bodhi Dharma Talk Nov 5 | 1-2:30 pm

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi at Jade Buddha Temple Sunday, November 5 | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Please mark your calendar for Sunday, November 5 as Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi accepted our invitation to speak at Jade Buddha Temple after lunch. Feel free to invite friends to this public talk on the Suttanipata from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Exert Wisdom Publications: “This landmark volume in the Teachings of the Buddha series translates the Suttanipāta, a text that matches the Dhammapada in its concise power of expression and its centrality to the Buddhist tradition. Celebrated translator Bhikkhu Bodhi...

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Houston Walk to Feed the Hungry 2017

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Houston Walk to Feed the Hungry 2017

Houston Walk to Feed the Hungry 2017

Bhikkhu Bodhi’s Walk to Feed The Hungry…   Mark your calendar | Nov 4 Founded by Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi and others, the mission of Buddhist Global Relief (BGR) is to provide relief to the poor and needy throughout the world regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, or religion. Each year, people in various US cities come together to walk and /or donate to this noble cause. This year’s walk will again start at the Houston Zen Center at 1605 Heights Blvd. Houston, TX 77008. We will walk along the Heights Esplanade Trail on Heights Boulevard, a beautiful setting for a walk...

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7 Day Retreat 10/21-28

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7 Day Retreat 10/21-28

Four Foundations of Mindfulness Lead by Venerable KaiYin 10/21- 10/28 American Bodhi Center The American Bodhi Center in Hempstead hosts a seven-day meditation retreat, led by Malaysian Dharma Teacher Venerable KaiYin. The retreat will be conducted in both English and Chinese. During his visit in Houston, Bhikkhu KaiYin will also deliver a Dharma talk to EDG and the Temple on 10/29. If you are interested in the retreat, please call the phone number listed on the...

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The River of Awakening Retreat

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on The River of Awakening Retreat

The River of Awakening Retreat

Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston Retreat American Bodhi Center, Hempstead, TX October 12-15 Registration is open for the Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston’s fall retreat with Dharma teacher Michael Ciborski. More information and online registration are available at http://www.mpchouston.org/retreat.html The Center follows the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Michael lived as a monk for seven years in Plum Village, France, and has worked intimately with Thich Nhat Hanh and the monastic community to organize, support and offer meditation retreats around the...

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Walk With Me-Film Thich Nhat Hanh

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Walk With Me-Film Thich Nhat Hanh

Walk With Me-Film Thich Nhat Hanh

A wonderful film featuring Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village monastic community will be privately screened in Houston for a limited time, and you are invited to be part of this mindfulness community event! (more important info below)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. The first screening at the 14 Pews is sold out. UPDATE 9/12/17: The...

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Joy of Living Retreat – Calming the Mind

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in News, Retreats & Events | Comments Off on Joy of Living Retreat – Calming the Mind

Joy of Living Retreat – Calming the Mind

    Tergar Houston is a small Buddhist community in Houston, following  Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. They are offering a beautiful workshop this Fall.   Calming the Mind Joy of Living Meditation Workshop With Senior Tergar Instructor Myoshin Kelley Houston, Texas USA Date(s): Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm; Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1, 2017 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Location: Dominican Sister’s of Houston.   In this weekend meditation workshop, we will learn how cultivating awareness can help create a peaceful mind and joyful heart. The...

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