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The practice of mindfulness helps alleviate suffering and allows us more joy in our lives. By practicing together, our mindfulness becomes more solid, relaxed, and joyful. We practice with understanding, openness, and a receptive heart. We welcome everyone who wishes to learn the art of meditation and mindful living regardless of race, ethnic or cultural origin, gender, religious practice, or sexual orientation.

The Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston (MPC-Houston) is a community of lay practitioners inspired by the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (Plum Village). The community, formed originally under the name Dharma Rain, was founded in January 1997 by three members of the Order of Interbeing, (Tiep Hien Order.) The purpose of the sangha (a Sanskrit word for community) is to support each other in learning to live with awareness.

Links for more information about our practice and our teacher: http://www.mpchouston.org http://www.plumvillage.org http://www.deerparkmonastery.org http://www.parallaxpress.org

Upcoming events (5+)

Meditation and Dharma Discussion

MPC Houston Meeting Place

Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston invites you to join us for our Sunday evening mindfulness practice. New and established members are welcome. No prior experience with meditation is needed. We begin with two sitting meditations separated by a walking meditation and followed by a program on mindfulness and Dharma discussion. Please arrive early enough to be seated by 5:30 p.m. If this is your first time to attend one of our Sunday meetups, please arrive no later than 5:15 for a brief orientation by one of our members. For more information about our group, visit our WEBSITE: https://www.mpchouston.org SAVE THE DATES ANNUAL FALL RETREAT November 7-10, 2019 – Details coming soon. OTHER LINKS: Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston CONNECT with our Dharma teacher MICHAEL CIBORSKI, who leads our retreats and gives Dharma talks over Skype four times a year, and listen to his Dharma talks, including talks from our 2017 retreat: http://truemiddleway.org/dharma-talks VISIT website for the mindfulness community where Michael and his family live in New Hampshire: http://morningsuncommunity.org

Meditation and Dharma Discussion

MPC Houston Meeting Place

Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston invites you to join us for our Sunday evening mindfulness practice. New and established members are welcome. No prior experience with meditation is needed. We begin with two sitting meditations separated by a walking meditation and followed by a program on mindfulness and Dharma discussion. Please arrive early enough to be seated by 5:30 p.m. If this is your first time to attend one of our Sunday meetups, please arrive no later than 5:15 for a brief orientation by one of our members. For more information about our group, visit our WEBSITE: https://www.mpchouston.org SAVE THE DATES ANNUAL FALL RETREAT November 7-10, 2019 – Details coming soon. OTHER LINKS: Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston CONNECT with our Dharma teacher MICHAEL CIBORSKI, who leads our retreats and gives Dharma talks over Skype four times a year, and listen to his Dharma talks, including talks from our 2017 retreat: http://truemiddleway.org/dharma-talks VISIT website for the mindfulness community where Michael and his family live in New Hampshire: http://morningsuncommunity.org

Meditation and Dharma Discussion

MPC Houston Meeting Place

Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston invites you to join us for our Sunday evening mindfulness practice. New and established members are welcome. No prior experience with meditation is needed. We begin with two sitting meditations separated by a walking meditation and followed by a program on mindfulness and Dharma discussion. Please arrive early enough to be seated by 5:30 p.m. If this is your first time to attend one of our Sunday meetups, please arrive no later than 5:15 for a brief orientation by one of our members. For more information about our group, visit our WEBSITE: https://www.mpchouston.org SAVE THE DATES ANNUAL FALL RETREAT November 7-10, 2019 – Details coming soon. OTHER LINKS: Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston CONNECT with our Dharma teacher MICHAEL CIBORSKI, who leads our retreats and gives Dharma talks over Skype four times a year, and listen to his Dharma talks, including talks from our 2017 retreat: http://truemiddleway.org/dharma-talks VISIT website for the mindfulness community where Michael and his family live in New Hampshire: http://morningsuncommunity.org

Meditation and Dharma Discussion

MPC Houston Meeting Place

Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston invites you to join us for our Sunday evening mindfulness practice. New and established members are welcome. No prior experience with meditation is needed. We begin with two sitting meditations separated by a walking meditation and followed by a program on mindfulness and Dharma discussion. Please arrive early enough to be seated by 5:30 p.m. If this is your first time to attend one of our Sunday meetups, please arrive no later than 5:15 for a brief orientation by one of our members. For more information about our group, visit our WEBSITE: https://www.mpchouston.org SAVE THE DATES ANNUAL FALL RETREAT November 7-10, 2019 – Details coming soon. OTHER LINKS: Join us on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston CONNECT with our Dharma teacher MICHAEL CIBORSKI, who leads our retreats and gives Dharma talks over Skype four times a year, and listen to his Dharma talks, including talks from our 2017 retreat: http://truemiddleway.org/dharma-talks VISIT website for the mindfulness community where Michael and his family live in New Hampshire: http://morningsuncommunity.org

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Meditation and Dharma Discussion

MPC Houston Meeting Place

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