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Universal Door Meditation Center Events

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Every Tuesday, 7:00pm - 8:00pm,
    Intro to Meditation 101 -- an open, introductory class about meditation. Everyone is welcome.
  • Every Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm,
    Meditation class (pre-registration required)
  • Every Sunday, 9:30am - 10:30am,
    Movement Meditation for healing the mind and body. (pre-registration required)
  • Every Sunday, 11:00am - 12:30pm,
    Public Dharma Talk in Vietnamese. Everyone is welcome.
  • One-day meditation retreats every month, 8:00am - 3:00pm, Call for exact dates. Pre-registration is required.


PAST EVENTS:

June - April 2015

  • Saturday, April 18, 2014 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».

Jan - Mar 2015

  • Sunday, March 22, 2015 6:00pm – 8:00pmA Special Ceremony to mark our 12th Birthday Celebration! Everyone is welcome.
  • Saturday, March 14, 2014 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».
  • Sunday, February 22, 2015 11:00am – 1:00pmA Ceremony to Celebrate Lunar New Year! (in the Vietnamese language) Everyone is welcome. For the full schedule of lunar new year events, please click here.
  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:00pm – 1:00amLunar New Year's Eve Annual Tea Ceremony to bring in the new year! This special event is a favorite among all students and visitors. Everyone is welcome.
  • Friday, January 23 evening to Sunday, January 25, 2015 afternoon (revised date)Three-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718. See more».
  • Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:00am – 1:00pm
    A Ceremony to Celebrate Buddha's Enlightenment! Everyone is welcome.
  • Sunday, January 11, 2015
    Starting a new semester for the Teen and Youth Program! Register your children for this fabulous and fun program that helps them be clear, stable, and happy. Please call for details 281-565-9718.

Oct - Dec 2014

  • Monday, December 22, 2014 to Monday January 5, 2015 Two-week Winter retreat for monastics. Universal Door will be closed for two weeks. Please contact us after January 5th! 281-565-9718.
  • Saturday, December 20, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718. See more».
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Teen and Youth Mini-camp with the theme -- Things Change: Be Clear, Stable and Happy. For teens and youth ages 7 and up. A fun day full of activities and games with meaning and life lessons! More details to come. See more».
  • Saturday, November 15, 2014 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».
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Our first year birthday celebration for Suoi Tu Meditation Center in Dallas, TX! Everyone is welcome to join the event. (no regular classes today at Universal Door in Houston
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718. See more».
  • Sunday, October 12, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Bodhisattva Quan Am Ceremony. Everyone is welcome.

July - Sept 2014

  • Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718. See more».
  • Saturday, September 13, 2014 5:00pm – 9:00pm
    Full Moon Celebration! A very special evening for youth and family. See more».
  • Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:00am – 12:30pmThe Grand Opening of our weekly Fall Family and Youth Program! Register to be a part of this fantastic, weekly program that meets the needs of the whole family with separate adult and kids classes. Please call for more details 281-565-9718.
  • Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. Please call for more information or to register 281-565-9718. See more».
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students.See more»
  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9:00am– 4:00pm
    Kids' Mini- Camp, for kids ages 7 to 15. See more»
  • Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:00am – 4:00pmLife Skills for College Students -- The Tools You Can't Live Without! A fantastic workshop for students between 17 and 25 years old. See more»
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Adult Retreat and Youth Retreat at Suoi Tu Meditation Center in Dallas. Please call 281-565-9718 for more information. See more info for youth»

April - June 2014

  • Saturday, June 28, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pm
    One-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students.
  • Saturday, May 31, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pmBuddha's Birthday Celebration! All are welcome, please join us.
  • Saturday, May 24, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. See more»
  • Sunday, May 4, 2014 10:00am – 4:00pmReady for Summer 2014 -- Mini-Camp for Teens and Youth! Our youth program invites your kids to join us! Pre-registration required. See more»
  • Saturday, April 26, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. See more»

Jan - Mar 2014

  • Saturday, March 22, 2014 8:00am – 3:00pmOne-day Meditation Retreat, open to beginner and advanced students. See more»
  • Saturday, March 15, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pmUniversal Door's 11th birthday celebration! Please join us, everyone is welcome.
  • Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pmCelebrate the first full moon of the new lunar year with us. Everyone is welcome.
  • LUNAR NEW YEAR 2014 ScheduleSunday, Jan. 26, 2014 11:00amThe End of the Lunar New Year Ceremony, followed by a potluck for old and new students. Please join us!Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 9:00pm – MidnightOur annual Lunar New Year's Eve TEA CEREMONY! Join us for a dharma talk, discussion, singing, and more!Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pmCelebrate the Lunar New Year Ceremony with us. Everyone is welcome.
  • JUNE- DECEMBER 2013
  • Saturday, Nov. 2, 6:00pm – 9:00pm

    Youth Halloween party. Contact the Center for details.

    Universal Door is opening another meditation center in Dallas, TX! A big welcome to Spring of Compassion Meditation Center! Sunday, Oct. 27, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

JANUARY - MAY 2013

  • Saturday, April 27, 8:00am - 2:30pm. Teens Workshop Retreat. See more »
  • One Sunday in May, Buddha's Birthday celebration in Dallas.
    Call the Center for details.
  • Sunday, May 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm,
    Buddha's Birthday celebration at our Center. Please come join us!
  • OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Please join us for this special event!
    Call the Center to make a reservation.
  • Sunday, March 3, Parent and Teen Workshop Retreat, 8:00am - 2:30pm. Please call the Center for more details.
  • Sunday, Feb. 24, from 6:00pm - 8:00pmPublic dharma talk with live English translation.
  • Saturday, Feb. 23, 4:00pm - 7:00pmWe have an information booth at the Vedic Fair at Cinco Ranch High School in Katy.
  • Saturday, Feb 9, 9:00pm - 12midnight, Vietnamese New Year tea ceremony.
    Join us to bring in the new year.
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pmPublic dharma talk in Vietnamese (live English translation available)
  • Saturday, January 26, 8:00am - 2:30pm

    Teens Workshop Retreat, Sunday, Jan. 27 for Parents. More »

  • Sunday, Jan. 13, 10:00am - 12:00pmA Celebration of Buddha's Enlightenment. All are welcome.
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pmPublic dharma talk in Vietnamese (live English translation available)
  • Saturday, January 26, 8:00am - 2:30pm

    Teens Workshop Retreat, Sunday, Jan. 27 for Parents. More »

  • Sunday, Jan. 13, 10:00am - 12:00pmA Celebration of Buddha's Enlightenment. All are welcome.
  • Sunday, Jan. 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pmPublic dharma talk in Vietnamese (live English translation available)
  • Saturday, January 26, 8:00am - 2:30pm

    Teens Workshop Retreat, Sunday, Jan. 27 for Parents. More »

  • Sunday, Jan. 13, 10:00am - 12:00pmA Celebration of Buddha's Enlightenment. All are welcome.

2012 --

DECEMBER

Saturday - Sunday, December 15 - 16, Two day meditation retreat in the Dallas area. Contact Universal Door at 281-565-9718.

Sunday, Dec. 16, 6-8pm, Dharma talk in Vietnamese (English translation available)

Saturday, Dec. 1 is a Youth and Young Adult Workshop Retreat, "Growing Up in America" from 8:30am - 2:00pm.

Sunday, Dec. 2 is a Parent Workshop Retreat (in Vietnamese) 8:00am - 2:30 pm.

  • Sunday, December 2, 8am - 2:30pm Parent Workshop Retreat (in Vietnamese).

NOVEMBER

Saturday - Sunday, November 10 - 11, Two day meditation retreat in the Dallas area. Contact Universal Door at 281-565-9718.

Sunday, November 11, 10am - 12pm  Quan Am Bodhisattva Ceremony. Join us for the dharma talk (live English translation available) and lunch to celebrate this great awakened teacher of listening, understanding, and compassion.

Saturday, November 17th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm, Half-day meditation retreat at Houston Yoga and Ayurveda Center in Cypress, TX. Please call Universal Door Meditation Center.

Sunday, November 25, 6pm - 8pm, Open dharma talk in Vietnamese. Live English translation available.


OCTOBER

First week of October - new meditation classes start every quarter. A great time to refresh your practice, to start classes, or return to class from a break.

Saturday - Sunday, October 13-14, Two day meditation retreat in the Dallas area. Contact Chi Phuong at 817-995-1229.

Saturday - Sunday, October 20-21, Parents and teens workshop retreat ; Parents from other cultures raising kids in America. Contact Universal Door for more information 281-565-9718.

Sunday, October 28th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Open Dharma talk in Vietnamese. Live English translation available.


SEPTEMBER

Sunday, Sept. 30, 6:00 pm - 7:00pm | 7:00pm- 8:00pm Annual Full Moon Ceremony
Monthly Dharma talk by our Zen Master, open to the public. Live English translation available.

Saturday, Sept. 29, 10:30 am - 2:00pm
Half-day Meditation Retreat held at Houston Yoga and Ayurveda Wellness Center in Cypress.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 10am - 12 noon
Our annual Rose for Parents Ceremony, including lunch. Everyone is welcome.

Monday, Sept. 3, 9am - 11:30am
BYH Houston event, we will have an info table and our soy candles at this wellness event.