The Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston meets on Sunday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at 1712 Fairview (rear building, please enter through the courtyard door). Our usual program consists of an hour of sitting and walking meditation, chanting and incense offering, and the program for the evening.
In the spirit of mindfulness, please arrive in time to be seated before the first period of meditation begins at 6:00 PM.
Out of respect for those with sensitivities, please do not wear fragrance.
Sept. 10 “We are Here to Awaken from the Illusion of Our Separateness” A discussion and exploration of the “illusion of our separateness.”
Sept. 17 Skype talk from Dharma teacher Michael Ciborski
This year's Skype talks and fall retreat will center on the theme The River of Awakening - Jump Right In and Stay There!
Michael has generously agreed to give an additional talk through Skype. In appreciation, all donations at sangha this evening will go to Michael. Please give as generously as you are able.
Sept. 24 “Compassion – Inside and Out” We will continue our discussion and contemplation of compassion.
Announcements: Walk With Me - a documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh and the monks and nuns of Plum Village Our screening of Walk With Me on Sept. 28 at the Houston Marq'E Stadium 23, 7600 Katy Freeway, has been confirmed. If you have already purchased a ticket and did not receive a notice, please check your spam folder. We sold out the original auditorium, so we have been moved to a larger one and more tickets are now available. Let's sell this one out as well: https://gathr.us/s/20600 Tickets must be purchased in advance, they will not be available at the door.
Our annual fall retreat will be held Oct. 12 - 15, 2017 (Oct. 11 - 15 for Order of Interbeing members and formal aspirants) at the American Bodhi Center in Hempstead. Online registration is now open at www.mpchouston.org.The registration deadline is Sept. 27.