Mon, Dec 31, 2018, 8:45 PM – Tue, Jan 1, 2019, 12:30 AM
- Houston Zen Center
- 1605 Heights Boulevard
- Houston, TX 77008
Celebrate the New Year with meditation and tea. Sitting will begin at 9:00 p.m. and continue until just after midnight. We will begin with a 30-minute period of meditation, followed by walking meditation for 10 minutes. This will be followed by another 30-minute period of Zazen/sitting meditation.
8:45pm Doors open
9:00pm Zazen/meditation begins
Coming and going: You are welcome to come and go throughout the evening - you may stay for the entire evening, or just join one period of meditation to include in your end-of-year activities.
Sunday, December 30, 2018, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Dharma Talk by Jitsudo Tom Biddle, former member of the Board of Directors of HZC. Retired attorney and Naval officer.
Sunday, December 23, 2018, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Dharma Talk by Abbot Gaelyn Godwin, Abiding Teacher of HZC.
Sunday, December 16, 2018, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Dharma Talk by Robert Rosenbaum. Bob received lay entrustment as a Zen teacher from Sojun Mel Weitsman, Abbot of Berkeley Zen Center, and is authorized as a senior teacher of Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong in the lineage of Yang Meijun by Master Hui Liu of the Wen Wu School. He has over 30 years experience as a neuropsychologist, psychotherapist, and behavioral medicine specialist.
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
5 Thursdays: December 13, 2018 - (no class January 10) January 17, 2019; 7-8:30 pm. A 5-class series on Zen meditation.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
If you are new to Zen or meditation, please come to the one–hour introduction on December 14 (it is on the first Wednesday of each month except for December). It begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Dharma Talk by Keisen Lynn Snow, PhD. Lynn is a long-time member of Houston Zen Center. She leads a group of meditators in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she is also a professor of psychology.
Tue, Dec 4, 2018, 6:30 PM – Sun, Dec 9, 2018, 12:00 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Dharma talk by Rev. Sengetsu Tricia McFarlin. Tricia is an ordained Zen priest, the President of Houston Zen Center, a senior member of HZC, and a teacher of literature at Awty International School. She holds a PhD in American Literature.