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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)

ONLINE Sangha - Meditation and Dharma Discussion

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Dear friends, after mindful reflection on the current situation in Houston and around the country with regard to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston has decided to suspend our in person meetings until further notice. We wish to contribute in whatever way we can to the well-being of all, and social distancing is recommended by health experts as a major contributor to the slowing of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). OUR ONLINE MEETING FORMAT: Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm CST Place: Zoom (online video conferencing platform) Activities: --Welcome & online platform orientation --Sitting meditation for 20-25 minutes --Dharma presentation --Sharing with each other REGISTER IN ORDER TO JOIN US (click link below) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZQkduytqTgrbC3mbveF1-Nb5YSkE1FdTQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, which includes the possibility of joining by phone if you do not have a strong internet connection. We hope to see you online this coming Sunday and for the following Sundays until we can be together in person again. With a bow, Nhu-Mai FOR MORE INFORMATION: --Website: https://www.mpchouston.org --Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston

ONLINE Sangha - Meditation and Dharma Discussion

Needs a location

Dear friends, after mindful reflection on the current situation in Houston and around the country with regard to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston has decided to suspend our in person meetings until further notice. We wish to contribute in whatever way we can to the well-being of all, and social distancing is recommended by health experts as a major contributor to the slowing of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). OUR ONLINE MEETING FORMAT: Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm CST Place: Zoom (online video conferencing platform) Activities: --Welcome & online platform orientation --Sitting meditation for 20-25 minutes --Dharma presentation --Sharing with each other REGISTER IN ORDER TO JOIN US (click link below) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZQkduytqTgrbC3mbveF1-Nb5YSkE1FdTQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, which includes the possibility of joining by phone if you do not have a strong internet connection. We hope to see you online this coming Sunday and for the following Sundays until we can be together in person again. With a bow, Nhu-Mai FOR MORE INFORMATION: --Website: https://www.mpchouston.org --Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston

ONLINE Sangha - Meditation and Dharma Discussion

Needs a location

Dear friends, after mindful reflection on the current situation in Houston and around the country with regard to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston has decided to suspend our in person meetings until further notice. We wish to contribute in whatever way we can to the well-being of all, and social distancing is recommended by health experts as a major contributor to the slowing of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). OUR ONLINE MEETING FORMAT: Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm CST Place: Zoom (online video conferencing platform) Activities: --Welcome & online platform orientation --Sitting meditation for 20-25 minutes --Dharma presentation --Sharing with each other REGISTER IN ORDER TO JOIN US (click link below) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZQkduytqTgrbC3mbveF1-Nb5YSkE1FdTQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, which includes the possibility of joining by phone if you do not have a strong internet connection. We hope to see you online this coming Sunday and for the following Sundays until we can be together in person again. With a bow, Nhu-Mai FOR MORE INFORMATION: --Website: https://www.mpchouston.org --Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston

ONLINE Sangha - Meditation and Dharma Discussion

Needs a location

Dear friends, after mindful reflection on the current situation in Houston and around the country with regard to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Mindfulness Practice Community of Houston has decided to suspend our in person meetings until further notice. We wish to contribute in whatever way we can to the well-being of all, and social distancing is recommended by health experts as a major contributor to the slowing of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). OUR ONLINE MEETING FORMAT: Time: 5:30 - 7:00pm CST Place: Zoom (online video conferencing platform) Activities: --Welcome & online platform orientation --Sitting meditation for 20-25 minutes --Dharma presentation --Sharing with each other REGISTER IN ORDER TO JOIN US (click link below) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZQkduytqTgrbC3mbveF1-Nb5YSkE1FdTQ After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, which includes the possibility of joining by phone if you do not have a strong internet connection. We hope to see you online this coming Sunday and for the following Sundays until we can be together in person again. With a bow, Nhu-Mai FOR MORE INFORMATION: --Website: https://www.mpchouston.org --Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MPCHouston

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