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Meditation Opportunities in the Dallas area

Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 10
There are many opportunities to meditate with others in the Dallas area. We will use this part of the message board to post and discuss local meditation groups.
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 11
Transfiguration Christian Zen Meditation meets each week on Monday evening at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, Dallas, Texas (http://www.transfigur...­.

6:30 p.m. T'ai Chi exercises (Orientation and intro to meditation for new people also available)
7:00 p.m. Meditation (sitting and walking meditation)

14115 Hillcrest Road
(NW corner of Spring Valley and Hillcrest Roads)
Dallas, Texas 75254-8622

There is a Yahoo website that we use for this group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Transfiguration-Meditation/­
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 12
The Maria Kannon Zen Center (MKZC) is the largest Zen meditation group in the Dallas area.

You can read about the history of MKZC and its teacher, Ruben Habito, at

The Dallas group meets at 6532 Hunnicut Road, Dallas, Tx 75227

Meditation Schedule at Maria Kannon Zen Center

Monday & Wednesday:
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday,Thursday & Friday:
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon

Sunday (Soto Style):
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 30
Plano Mainstreet Mindfulness Meditators

Thursday evenings, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2600 Avenue K Suite 211
(in the offices of Brief Therapy Associates on the second floor)

From the Mainstreet Mindfulness Meditators flyer:

"No prior experience with meditation or any form of relaxation or stress reduction is needed. This is NOT a counseling experience. Learn to free yourself from anxiety, fear and worry. All you need is a desire to become more calm and a willingness to take control of your own mind and body. There is no cost to attend!"

Contact Bill Mory for more information.
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 57
Trinity River Sangha Community of Mindful Living

Trinity River Sangha Community of Mindful Living regularly meets on Thursday evening.

The style of meditation includes sitting and walking meditation, followed by Dharma discussion and singing. Br. Chi Sing, who is ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh into the Order of Interbeing, leads this local Community of Mindful Living (www.intermindful.com­).

7:00 Doors open
7:15 Arrive and settle (optional brief instruction for beginners)
7:30 Opening Chant & Sitting/Walking/Sitting Meditation
8:30 Incense Offering, Dharma Reading, Sharing Circle, Song, Offering & Announcememts
9:30 Closing Bows & Refreshments

Please arrive before 7:30 when the door closes.

Directions to the City Central Apts Clubhouse:
* From 75 Central Expressway
* Go East on Park Lane (between Walnut Hill and NW Highway).
* Pass Greenville Ave.
* At the Ridgecrest Road signal light, take the left fork onto Fair Oaks Ave.
* At the intersection of Fair Oaks Ave and Pineland Dr., turn left onto Pineland Dr.
* City Central Apts. are on the right.
* The Clubhouse and playground are behind the Main Office on the left.

Please bring a zafu or blanket that you can fold into a cushion.
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 59
Unitarian Universalist Buddhism Meditation Group
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Raible Chapel, The First Unitarian Church of Dallas
4015 Normandy Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75205
Telephone (214) 528-3990

The UU Buddhism Meditation Group meets every Monday evening, from 6:30 to 7:30, in Raible Chapel. The hour includes gathering, an inspirational reading, meditation, tea, and fellowship. Details can be found on the UU website http://www.dallasuu.o...­
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 62
Dallas Shambhala Meditation Classes

Free instruction is offered in the meditative practices of Shambhala, a secular tradition based on Buddhist teachings to increase awareness and compassion.

Meetings are at 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays at
First Unitarian Church,
4015 Normandy
Call 214-528-2736 or visit
Craig Anthony L.
Group Organizer
Allen, TX
Post #: 93
Vajradakini Buddhist Center meditation classes

I received this information about the Vajradakini Buddhist Center (part of the New Kadampa Tradition).

I do not know if everyone knows this or not. But there are two mediation groups meeting in Dallas every week.

Mondays 5:30 pm
Upper Greenville, TX
Location: BKS Iyengar Yoga Studio, 5539 Dyer St.
Time: 5:30 pm
Teacher: Kelsang Chokyan

Tuesdays 7:00 pm
Dallas, TX
Location: Cosmic Cafe, 2912 Oaklawn Ave
Time: 7 pm
Teacher: Gen Sangye

Additional Info: $10 per week or $35 per month.
Get more info at the ­Vajradakini Buddhist Center

We now have an english speaking Buddhist temple in Arlington that was recently built and dedicated. It is so beautiful. The address is:

Temple for World Peace
609 Truman Street
Arlington, TX

I hope you enjoy the classes. I attend the Upper Greenvile class every other week.


(I have copied her posting here to keep it with our other listings. This thread is pinned so that it remains near the the top of our list of message board topics.)
A former member
Post #: 1
Insight Meditation Dallas - at Ranjana's Yoga Studio

Meditation Sundays, at 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ranjana's Yoga and Bodyworks
13614 Midway Road, Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75244
(Behind Brookhaven Annex @ Alpha and Midway)

We sit, vipassana style, watching the breath, for 20 minutes.
Do walking meditation for 15 minutes, then
return to sit for another 20 minutes.
With discussion following.

Flyer for the Midway Meditation weekly sitting practice.

Ranjana's Yoga Studio
A former member
Post #: 1
Transmission Meditation

Help create a pool of love
which will change the world.

Friday, July 21, 2006
7:30-9:00 pm

Half-Price Books
5803 E. Northwest Hwy.
Dallas, TX

(note: except for next month in August, there is a talk every 3'rd Friday of the month)
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