Dharma en español Octubre 7

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Octubre 7 Los invitamos a que nos acompañen cada mes para expandir la conversación, sumergirnos en la practica de meditación, las formaciones Zen, y como el Dharma es pertinente en nuestras vidas. Todo mundo es bienvenido y no es necesario tener experiencia previa para asistir. Para mas informacion favor de contactar Daniel Salazar. Los esperamos! 

Noah Levine, Saturday October 14

Noah Levine

Noah Levine

Special Event! Noah Levine will give a public dharma talk on Saturday October 14 @ 3 pm. Noah is the author of Dharma Punx, Against the Stream, and two other dharma books. He will be in Houston and will come to Zen Center on October 14, 3 pm. Don't miss it! Free to everyone, donations requested.

Zen Garden and Temple Care

Sunday, September 17, 8:20 - 11:00
Join Mary Carol Edwards, Assistant Teacher of HZC and Head Gardener, and Acting Ino, Rev. Seirin Tim Schorre, in a morning of temple and garden care and practice. We begin with a brief morning service (chanting), followed by indoor and outdoor activities. Everyone is encouraged to join in the Zen practice of working together.

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Dharma en español

Los invitamos a que nos acompañen cada mes para expandir la conversación, sumergirnos en la practica de meditación, las formaciones Zen, y como el Dharma es pertinente en nuestras vidas. Todo mundo es bienvenido y no es necesario tener experiencia previa para asistir. Para mas informacion favor de contactar Daniel Salazar. Los esperamos! 

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Contemplative Photography Benefit

Friday night's silent auction of the fruits of the Contemplative Photography class work was a total success! The work was beautiful to behold -- and all of it was auctioned off to benefit the Retire the Mortgage Campaign. Many thanks to Christian for all his work on this.

Jukai/Receiving Bodhisattva Precepts Ceremony

Sam Hagar, Danny, Judson

Sam Hagar, Danny, Judson

VP Judson Dunn (right) helped with the ceremony for Shōhō (Laughing Phoenix) Sam Hager (left). Shōhō's lifelong friend Danny (center) drove from Austin to New Orleans to attend the beautiful ceremony at Mid City Zen. HZC Abbot Gaelyn Godwin and MCZ resident teacher Michaela Bono officiated. Congratulations to Shōhō! And deep gratitude to HZC head sewing teacher and Ino, Zengetsu Vicki Glenn, for many dedicated hours helping Sam prepare the rakusu.

Samu - Zen Garden and Temple Care

Sunday, July 16, 8:20 - 11:00
Join Mary Carol Edwards, Assistant Teacher of HZC and Head Gardener, and Acting Ino, Rev. Seirin Tim Schorre, in a morning of temple and garden care and practice. We begin with a brief morning service (chanting), followed by indoor and outdoor activities. Everyone is encouraged to join in the Zen practice of working together.

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Going Away Party for Rick Mitchell

Saturday June 3 - 6 pm - 8:00 pm
Rick Mitchell, Dharma Moon (the name given to him by Tenshin Reb Anderson), will be moving to Portland, Oregon soon. Come bid farewell to Rick and Lori, and celebrate Rick's many contributions to the Zen Center. There will be music - bring your instruments - refreshments, stories and great good wishes. Read More to learn about the after party.

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Bodhisattva Precepts Receiving Ceremony

Sunday May 7 at 3 pm - Join the Jukai (Receiving Precepts) Ceremony. Two members of HZC, Lynn Snow and Anne Thompson, will receive the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts from Abbot Gaelyn in this lovely ancient ceremony. If you've already received the precepts, you can refresh them Sunday. The ceremony lasts about half an hour -- but the precepts last for a very long time!

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