Upcoming Events

    THE POWER OF AWAKEJoin the Zen Master for her new book release and public dharma talk!
    Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 7:00 - 9:00PM at Universal Door
    Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 4:00 - 7:00PM at Barnes & Nobles, First Colony/Sugar Land

    Meet the Zen Master! Hear her speak about the power of Awake and get your autographed copy of the book!Read here for more information.


    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....See more»


    THE FALL YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAM - Sept. 11 - Dec. 11, 2016.Much more than just meditation for kids! Open to grades 1 - 12, a weekly program helping young people to realize the Awake within.See flyer »See more»


    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»


    Sunday, August 14, starting at 5:00pmJoin us for the Rose Ceremony!   Everyone is welcome. Being held at our new property location: 15202 Dora Lane, Sugar Land, TX 77498.See more»


    Sunday, August 7, 2016 9:00am - 4:00pmYouth and Teen Mini-Camp!   An all-time favorite activity, the mini-camp is back! This time with the challenging and incredibly important theme centered around "electronics." How can families be open, stable, and happy while living in a world of technology and electronics? Through games and activities, kids will explore and discover a lot about themselves in this mini-camp.See more»


    Sunday, July 31, 6:00 - 8:00pmPublic Dharma talk by Zen Master Thich Dieu Thien   Hosted by the Houston Mindfulness Community, downtown in the Montrose area. Her theme will be "You are Awake. Are you ready to discover your Awake Mind?" See flyer for details. Everyone is welcome!See more»


    Monday, June 20 to Monday, July 4, 2016Retreat 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 July 4th. Thanks for your understanding and support!


    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.


    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»


    Sunday, June 5, 2016, starting at 5:00pmJoin us for Buddha's Birthday Celebration!   Everyone is welcome. Location: 15202 Dora Lane, Sugar Land, TX 77498.See more»


    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»


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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