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April 2019 Meditation Retreat

10-Day Insight Meditation Retreat with Ven. Gavesi April 23, 2019English Dharma Group, Jade Buddha Temple will be hosting a 10-Day Vipassana meditation retreat at the American Bodhi Center (ABC, Hempstead TX) in April 2019 led by Venerable Gavesi. The first day of the retreat is Tuesday, April 23, 2019 and vegetarian meals are provided. Participants must attend the full 10 day retreat. A limited number of attendees will be accepted. Registration is required and is first come first served. Register here.  
Ven. Gavesi Bio

Ven. Gavesi was ordained in 2001 by the late Sayadaw U Pandita of Panditārama Forest Meditation Centre in Myanmar. For over 20 years, Ven. Gavesi has been practising both Samatha and Vipassana bhāvanā under various teachers such as Sayadaw U Pandita, Sayadaw Nyanapurnik, and Ven. Sujiva.
Currently, Ven. Gavesi teaches Vipassana technique in Malaysia as well as overseas. He is presently the Spiritual Adviser to Peace House in Penang, Malaysia. 
Ven. Gavesi's Past Re…

Mindfulness Class: Get Ready for the Merry Seasons

Introduction to Mindfulness for Urban LivingIn the October of 2018, the English Dharma Group (EDG) is offering an introductory meditation class. In this four-week class, participants receive instructions on Mindfulness Meditation with weekly group practice and daily self exercises at home.
Where: Jade Buddha TempleWhen: 4 Sundays 2018: 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4Time: 8:00 am group instructions & discussion | 9:00 am meditation practiceOrientation: 10/7/18 (to see if this is for you)Background: We live very busy and sometimes chaotic lives.  There are times we wish to slow down and smell the roses. In the past twenty years, a wealth of scientific and medical research studies and programs have explored the benefits of Mindfulness Meditation. It has found its way into the business world, schools, military, medical and others.
This EDG class is an introduction to the Fundamentals of Mindfulness with emphasis on “doing” more so then concepts. Consisting of four weekly sessions w…