Upcoming Events

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    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.See more»

     

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

     

    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, 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»

     

    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!

     

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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