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Dallas Meditation Center
We are one of the first and largest Interfaith meditation centers in North Texas, home to Zen Buddhism, Insight Mindfulness (Vipassana), Thich Nhat Hanh (Interbeing Sangha), Amitabha (Pure Land) Chanting, Christian Meditation, Yoga, Qigong, and other authentic and genuine traditions of meditation and mindful living.
Retreat at the Dallas Meditation Center Awakening Heart, Community of Mindful Living
Location: Dallas Meditation Center • @ CSLDallas • Dallas, TX 75244 • map and directions
Hours: See our weekly class schedule below OR contact us for an appointment • 972.432.7871
Dallas Meditation Center welcomes people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, and religions.
* All of DMC's Weekly Meditation, Yoga and Qigong classes are donation-based.
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Dallas Meditation Center Relocation Donation
Messages from Brother ChiSing
Brother ChiSing on
Unity Online Radio
February 11, 2014
Richardson / Dallas, Texas

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Interview with Brother ChiSing
Dallas, Texas

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"The Samadhi of Everyday Life and Death, Plus the Real Meaning of Resurrection"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at Dallas Meditation Center on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014
Richardson / Dallas, Texas

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"Living From Within"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at the Agape Center for Spiritual Living
Plano, Texas

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"Buddha, Jesus and
New Earth Spirituality"
Brother ChiSing
A talk by Brother ChiSing at Harmony Fellowship
Fort Worth, Texas

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Awakening Heart Ten Spiritual Practices
Training In Compassion
ENLIGHTENMENT
Mind-Training
(Wisdom, Compassion, Practice)
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Meditator
Resources for
BEGINNING
MEDITATION  ►
Healing Buddha Healing Buddha Chant
w/Brother ChiSing
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 ♦ Text (PDF)
Amitabha
NAMO AMITABHA Chant
►Play
More chants and resources at:
    www.Amitabha-Gallery.org
Medicine Buddha
HEALING BUDDHA Mantra
►Play
Chanted by
Khenpo Pema Chopel Rinpoche

Amitabha Buddha
Leasing & Event Rentals
Lease office space for your mindful living / wellness oriented business:
Host your event or class at the Dallas Meditation Center:
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Intermindful News Awakening Heart Website Buddha Is My Refuge: New Dharma Songs for the Contemporary Sangha - Brother ChiSing Plum Village Plum Village
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Brother ChiSing Healing Fund Help Support Brother ChiSing's Cancer Healing Fund
Brother ChiSing's friends are uniting to raise money to help with his holistic healing expenses for Nose Throat Cancer (stage 3). We have set up a fundraiser page on GiveForward.org
After the fund campaign closes, you may still contribute directly through Paypal (fill in the amount that you'd like to contribute to ChiSing's wellness fund)
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Upcoming Events at Dallas Meditation Center
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Upcoming SPECIAL EVENTS
  Awakening Heart Solstice Eve Event

DALLAS MEDITATION CENTER
will be closed on Thursday,
November 28 for Thanksgiving Day.


No classes will be held. Please enjoy practice on your own that day.
Beginners Meditation Workshop
The Five Agreements Series
Donate to DMC relocation fund
Beginners Meditation Workshop
Donate to DMC relocation fund
Beginners Meditation Workshop
In memory of Brother ChiSing
Beginners Meditation Workshop
Pre-THANKSGIVING Celebration
@ Awakening Heart
pumpkin
Sunday, Nov 23, 2014
5:00pm - Meditation & More
7:00pm - Vegetarian potluck dinner
Dallas Meditation Center
727 S. Floyd Rd, Richardson, TX
Christian Meditation with Brother ChiSing Lunar New Year Special Event:
Lunar New Year
Celebration
February 9, 2014
5:00-8:00pm
Meditation, music, chant, dance, ritual, messages, dinner. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Brother ChiSing Healing Fund
Would you like to give to Brother ChiSing's Cancer Healing fund?
If you'd like to contribute, you may do so directly through PayPal (fill in your contribution amount in the "Item price" box)
MEDITATION
Events
 
YOGA, QIGONG & TAI CHI
Events

Meditation Events
Weekly Meditation Schedule:
Brother ChiSing SUNDAY evening, 5:00-7:00 pm
AWAKENING HEART (Community of Mindful Living)
Founded by Brother ChiSing, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (30-40 persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).
Monthly Potluck Dinner.
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WEEKDAY “ZEN-To-Go” MEDITATIONS @ DMC
Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins, staff teachers and other members.
(10 minutes Walking Meditation • 25 minutes Sitting Meditation • short reflection on practice)
► NOON “ZEN-To-Go” Meditations
Monday & Tuesday • 12:00noon-12:45pm
NOTE: Noon Zen-To-Go meditation will not meet on
July 4, 2016.
Mindful Manifesting
MONDAY evening, 7:30-9:00pm
MINDFUL MONDAYS
NOTE: This group will not meet on July 4, 2016.
Practical mindfulness for everyday living. Facilitated by Cornell Kinderknecht & other facilitators. Walking and sitting meditation, chanting, mindful movement, discussion/sharing.
All are welcome. Some previous meditation experience is helpful.
Get more information about Mindful Mondays.
Young Enlightened Souls TUESDAY evening, 7:00-9:00pm
YES (Young Enlightened Souls)
A Young Adults (20's & 30's) Meditation Fellowship
A meditation & teaching series for Young Adults (20's & 30's) faciltated by David Morcom, Christina Clark and trained Young Adult co-facilitators. Each evening will include beginner-friendly walking and sitting meditation, a song or two, Dharma teachings, sharing & discussion, and refreshments afterwards. All Young Adults (20's & 30's) are encouraged to participate.
► Get a flyer for this group.
► Get more info about this group.
Thich Nhat Hanh
WEDNESDAY evening - 7:30-9:00pm
Interbeing Sangha
NOTE: This group will not meet on November 25, 2015.
A meditation group that meets every Wednesday and practices and studies the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Our group practice consists of two sitting meditations, walking 5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation on First Wednesdays of the month meditation, singing/chanting and a dharma talk or study. Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins and other trained sangha facilitators.
Get more information about this group.
Meditation Special Events:
Thich Nhat Hanh
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:30-9:00pm
FIRST WEDNESDAYS
5 Mindfulness Trainings Recitation
@ Interbeing Sangha
Join Interbeing Sangha for the First Wednesday of the month which includes recitation of the 5 Mindfulness Trainings. This group meets every Wednesday and practices and studies the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Our group practice consists of two sitting meditations, walking meditation, singing/chanting and a dharma talk or study. Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins and other trained sangha facilitators.
Get more information about this group.
Awakening Heart
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
Founded by Brother ChiSing, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (30-40 persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).

*** Community Potluck Dinner this Sunday, September 21! Bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Bring a friend. Bring family.
Location:
Dallas Meditation Center @ CSLDallas
(Center for Spiritual Living)
International Place
4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115
Dallas, TX 75244
IMPORTANT Location Note: You will not see CSLDallas from Spring Valley. Click to see these important directions.
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Beginners Meditation Workshop at Dallas Meditation Center
Saturday, December 17, 2016
2:00-5:30pm
Beginner's Meditation Workshop
A workshop open to all to experience the peace and joy of mindfulness and meditation. This workshop is great for those just starting meditation, those who want a refresher, and for those who are training to teach meditation.
Facilitated by Bobbie Perkins.
(Space limited to 16 persons)
► Get information and register online for this workshop.
► Get a flyer for this workshop.
   RICHARDSON, TEXAS   
Future location of Dallas Meditation Center
Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 2:00-4:00pm
Our Future Location
Dedication and Celebration
Enjoy refreshments in the courtyard as we dedicate our future location. Details coming soon...
Location:
810 W. Arapaho, Suite 98
Richardson, TX 75080
Note that suite 98 is on the backside of the building. Easiest to enter from West Shore Drive.
Map and directions
Please continue to give to our relocation fund in order to complete renovations of the new space. Your gifts are tax deductible.
Awakening Heart
Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
Founded by Brother ChiSing, this Interfaith Buddhist Meditation Community (inspired by the teachings and practices of Thich Nhat Hanh and other great spiritual teachers) is our largest main meditation gathering of the week (30-40 persons) with walking and sitting meditations, kirtan chanting & music, inspiring messages, and community sharing (open to all levels of meditation experience, both beginners and more experienced meditators).

*** Community Potluck Dinner this Sunday, September 21! Bring a vegetarian dish or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Bring a friend. Bring family.
Location:
Dallas Meditation Center @ CSLDallas
(Center for Spiritual Living)
International Place
4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115
Dallas, TX 75244
IMPORTANT Location Note: You will not see CSLDallas from Spring Valley. Click to see these important directions.
Click for more information...
Celebration Monkey
Sunday, Janury 8, 2017, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Awakening Heart (Community of Mindful Living)
10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Celebrating ten years of our Sunday meditation gathering! Meditation, music & chanting, blessing ritual, inspiring teachings. Invite your family, children and friends!
Details coming soon... All are welcome!
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YOGA, QIGONG & TAI CHI Events
Weekly Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi Schedule:
Janna Whitton
MONDAY evenings, 6:00-7:00pm
Tai Chi for Busy People (Easy Tai Chi)
NOTE: This group will not meet on November 12, 2016.
Special classes: Weather permitting, the Wednesday, August 5 morning Tai Chi classes will be held outdoors, on the west side of Cottonwood Park, 1301 W. Belt Line Rd, Richardson, about a mile and a half from the meditation center (see a map). In case of wet or rainy weather, the classes will be held at the meditation center.
NOTE: Tai Chi class will not meet on November 25.
The meditative, sequenced form of Easy Tai Chi is gentle, graceful, and flowing, using movements from longer Tai Chi forms that affect the entire body. Benefits may include improved balance, coordination and strength, increased relaxation, energy, circulation, flexibility, muscle tone, enhanced immune system and the lower blood pressure. Previous experince is not required.
Facilitated by Janna Whitton.
Drop-in suggested donation: $10-$20 per class
• Contact Janna at TaiChiWithJanna@gmail.comwww.TaiChiWithJanna.com
Janna Whitton
WEDNESDAY mornings, 9:00-10:00am
Tai Chi for Busy People (Easy Tai Chi)
NOTE: This group will not meet on October 12, 2016.
Location information: Weather permitting, the Wednesday morning classes may be held outdoors at a nearby park. Contact Janna to confirm location for the day you plan to attend.
The meditative, sequenced form of Easy Tai Chi is gentle, graceful, and flowing, using movements from longer Tai Chi forms that affect the entire body. Benefits may include improved balance, coordination and strength, increased relaxation, energy, circulation, flexibility, muscle tone, enhanced immune system and the lower blood pressure. Previous experince is not required.
Facilitated by Janna Whitton.
Drop-in suggested donation: $10-$20 per class
• Contact Janna at TaiChiWithJanna@gmail.comwww.TaiChiWithJanna.com
Janna Whitton
WEDNESDAY mornings, 10:30-11:30am
Qigong with Janna
NOTE: This group will not meet on October 12, 2016.
Location information: Weather permitting, the Wednesday morning classes may be held outdoors at a nearby park. Contact Janna to confirm location for the day you plan to attend.
Special classes: Weather permitting, the Wednesday, August 5 morning Qigong classes will be held outdoors, on the west side of Cottonwood Park, 1301 W. Belt Line Rd, Richardson, about a mile and a half from the meditation center (see a map). In case of wet or rainy weather, the classes will be held at the meditation center.
Instructed by Janna Whitton. Previous experience with Qigong is not required.
Drop-in suggested donation: $10-$20 per class
Contact Janna at TaiChiWithJanna@gmail.comwww.TaiChiWithJanna.com
Andy McDonald Private Instruction By Appointment
Mindful Yoga for All Levels with Andy McDonald, RYT
NOTE: This group will not meet on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.
Through mindful movement and breath awareness, this style of yoga connects mind, body and spirit. You will experience a mental, emotional, and physical practice, achieving a deep state of relaxation, calmness, and peace.
• Contact Andy directly to schedule private individual or group sessions.
► www.thenatureofstillness.com
► Email: andy@thenaturefstillness.com
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OTHER Events
Other Special Events:
Dr. Paula Joyce
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2:00-3:30pm
From Fear to Freedom
Love truly is all there is. Fear blocks us from feeling unconditional love from the Divine. It also prevents us from doing what would bring us the most joy. Learn how to let go of fear and fill with love.
Facilitated by Dr. Paula Joyce.
Location:
CSLDallas
International Place
4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115
Dallas, TX 75244
Fee: $20
Get more info and register online.
► Contact Dr. Paula: 214.208.3533.
   RICHARDSON, TEXAS   
Tzivia Stein-Barrett
Tuestday, December 13, 2016
10am-12noon OR 6:30-8:30pm
Overcome Anxiety - Introductory Workshop
This 2 hour workshop offers you a reprieve and time to rest from worry and stress. Learn a personalized approach to transforming stress into composure with a few simple strategies that you can use any time and anywhere. Evidence Based Body Practices: movement, breathing, understanding the brain, sleep aides, take home handouts & more.
Facilitated by Tzivia Stein-Barrett.
Location:
1211 Rockingham Ln
Richardson, TX
► Contact Tzivia at 214-232-5159 or www.HealingCircleCenter.org
► Funds assisting Dallas Meditation Center relocation fund.
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Dorayne Breedlove
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
First Friday DRUM CIRCLE
Meets the First Friday of each month. Bring your drums and percussion instruments. If you don't have any, don't worry, there's plenty to go around.
Facilitated by Dorayne Breedlove.
Location:
Dallas Meditation Center @ CSLDallas
International Place
4801 Spring Valley Road, Suite 115
Dallas, TX 75244
Suggested love offering: $10-$20.
   PLANO, TEXAS   
Cornell
Kinderknecht
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:30-9:00pm
Learn the Native American Flute, level 1
(4 weeks: Wednesdays, Jan 18 - Feb 8)
"Finding the Voice Within" Learn to play the Native American flute in this 4-session beginner's class. No previous musical experience necessary. Instructed by award-winning musician Cornell Kinderknecht.
Advance registration is required. (register by January 11, earlybird pricing for those registered before January 1)
Location:
Near Coit and Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75075
► Registration and full information available at www.cornellk.com.
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