Upcoming Events

    THE SUMMER YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAM
    Meets every Sunday from 11:00am to 12:30, starting June 19 until August 21.
    Join in on our fourth annual Summer program for kids!   A fantastic, fun program directed by Zen Master Thich Dieu Thien not only introduces kids to the benefits and experience of meditation, but also supports understanding of self and others, improved communication, leadership skills, and harmonious teamwork.

     

    Every Sunday, 11:00am - 12:30pmPublic Dharma Talk in Vietnamese.

     

    Saturday, May 21, 9:00am - 12 noonNEW! Introducing... the Art of Zen Workshop!   Join us for this fantastic combination of Zen meditation, a core teaching of Zen Master Thich Dieu Thien, and a "canvas & acrylics" painting experience! Open to all ages, and no experience in meditation or art is necessary.More background info»See the postcard flyer and share it with friends»

     

    Sunday, June 12, 9:00am - 4:00pmParent and Teen Workshop   Our sixth time to run this, brought back by many requests! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to bridge the gaps and restore harmony in yourself and in the home. Open to all parents, and young people age 13 and up. Register soon, space is limited.See more»

     

    Saturday, June 18, 8:00am to 3:00pmOne-day meditation retreat "You are the Clear Water."   Experience the profound benefits of meditation retreats guided by Zen Master Thich Dieu Thien to help each person return to their Awake Mind. Open to beginner and experienced students. Please call 281-565-9718 for more information or to register.

     

    THREE DAY MEDITATION RETREAT IN ENGLISH - Sept. 16 - 18, 2016.These don't happen often, and you definitely do not want to miss the experience of 3 days with the Zen Master in our beautiful and supportive environment! Mark your calendars! More details to come....

     


    Recent Events

    Saturday, April 16, 2016One-day meditation retreat "Discovering Awake Mind Through Zen Meditation."   Open to beginner and experienced students. Please call 281-565-9718 for more information or to register.See more»

     

    Sunday, April 10, 2016 4:00pm-8:00pmJoin us to celebrate our 13th birthday at our new property!   See more»

     

    Sunday, March 6, 9:00am - 4:00pmOur College Workshop is back by popular demand!   This workshop is specifically designed for college students to help give the tools to transform stress and make clear decisions.See more»

     

    Sunday, February 21, starting at 11:00amOpening the New Lunar Year ceremony.   Everyone is welcome to join us as we step into the new year with clear intentions, and also have a chance to light a candle as an offering to Buddha in support of true peace and well-being for family and friends.

     

    Saturday, February 20, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    LUNAR NEW YEAR 2016 Scheduleopen the attachment to see the full schedule in Vietnamese or call for details 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Sunday, Feb. 7, 8:00pm - 11:00pmNew Year's Eve Tea Ceremony   This is a favorite among students and friends as we welcome the new year with our Zen Master's guidance in an environment of meaningful togetherness, sharing, and support for an Awake new year!

     

    Lottery Drawing Results!(click here)

     

    Sunday, January 31, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pmEnd of Lunar Year Ceremony   Please join us for this wonderful chance to reflect on the year past, offer gratitude, and prepare for the New Year next week. Also our fundraising raffle winners will be drawn at this time!

     

    Sunday, January 24, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pmBuddha's Enlightenment Ceremony   Everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate this very special event. Please call 281-565-9718 for details.

     

    Saturday, January 16, 2016 8:00am - 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 - Monday, Jan. 4, 2015Retreat for the monks and nuns of Universal Door and Suoi Tu Meditation Centers.   The Center will not be open during this time. We will return messages after Jan 4th. Thanks for your understanding and support!

     

    Saturday, November 14, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pmOur Fall Open House!   Welcome! Join us for a fun, relaxed evening introduction to Zen meditation and our Center! There will be a talk from the Zen Master, tea & snacks, the basics about meditation, students sharing their benefits, Q&A, a prize raffle and more!

     

    Sunday,October 18, 2015 starting at 5:30pmOur big fundraising event at Kim Son restaurant!   Please call for more information or to buy tickets 281-565-9718.

     

    Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 11:00amJoin us for this ceremony to celebrate Quan Am Bodhisattva!   Please call for more information 281-565-9718.

     

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 5:00pm – 8:30pmThe annual Full Moon Celebration!   A special evening for kids.See more»

     

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Saturday - Sunday, September 12 -13, 2015 8:00am – 2:00pmOur Fall Garage Sale!   Please join us for this fun event or call for more information 281-565-9718.

     

    Sunday, September 13, 2015 11:00am – 12:30pmThe new FALL Youth and Teen Program opens!   For kids in grades 1 - 12. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Sunday, August 23, 2015 starting 6:00pmThe Rose Ceremony.   Please join us for this annual celebration to express gratitude to parents and teachers. Everyone is invited.

     

    Friday, July 17 evening to Sunday, July 19, 2015 afternoonThree-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Tuesday, June 23 - Tuesday July 7, 2015Retreat for the monks and nuns of Universal Door and Suoi Tu Meditation Centers.   The Center will not be open during this time, except during regularly scheduled classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. We will return messages after July 7th. Thanks for your understanding and support!

     

    Saturday, June 20, 2015 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat   open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Sundays, June 14 - Aug.30, 2015The Weekly Summer Youth Program starts today!   This fantastic opportunity is open to all youth, grades 1-12. Through fun games and dynamic activities, kids learn more about themselves and how to be happy in everyday life. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.

     

    Sunday, June 7, 2015 10:00am – 4:00pmYouth and Teen Mini-camp for ages 7 and up!   The theme is Transformation: Live Like a Dragonfly! A fun day full of activities and games with meaning and life lessons! Registration is required. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718.See more»

     

    Sunday, May 31, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pmBuddha's Birthday Celebration!   Everyone is welcome.

     

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Welcome All!

“True happiness and true freedom
means to live every moment with unconditional peace, filled permanently with ease and well-being in any situation, disturbed by nothing. It means to be able to live anywhere, with anyone or anything, without conflicts inside or outside ourselves. Automatically, true happiness and true freedom allow us to be open and harmonious with all people. When we have this, we can share it with others.

When the inner light is on, everything is clear.

 



Open Meditation Class at Universal Door Meditation Center