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Pāramitā Retreat July 22nd – 23rd

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Pāramitā Retreat at MABA Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, 2017, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Mid-America Buddhist Association Monastery via Hwy. 94 and Schindler Rd. – Augusta, MO (35 minutes from Chesterfield) www.maba-usa.org for directions and information The Practice of the Six Pāramitās (Perfections) This retreat will be let by Master Jiru and MABA’s twoMore ›

Refuge and Precepts Retreat

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Refuge and Precepts Retreat at MABA Saturday, June 3, 2017   8:30 am to 5:00 pm Refuge and the Precepts: Right Speech and Right Mindfulness “Understanding What It Means to Take Refuge and the Precepts” This one-day Retreat is designed to allow beginners to gain experience in what it means to Take Refuge and to practice theMore ›

MABA’s Upcoming Events and Practice Schedule

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This Sunday, April 16th at MABA, our regular schedule continues (Classes and study groups will start at 9 am. There is an orientation video for first time visitors in the library at 9 am) 10 am Sitting Meditation 10:40 Walking Meditation 10:55 Dharma Talk (see schedule below) 11:30 Chanting in English MABA has a new Study GroupMore ›

Postponing the Opening of the Blue Lotus House

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Dear Friends, Great progress has been made in the Blue Lotus House. However, the round Manjushri Hall will not be completed by Sunday. We have decided to postpone the opening until Vesak Day, Sunday, May 21. This will be an auspicious day with many people from all the different Buddhist groups in attendance. We lookMore ›

Sign up for April 29 Beginners Retreat at MABA and Study Group Info

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Dear Friends, 1) 2017 Beginners Retreat.  This is our first retreat of the year.  We encourage all new people and continuing members to attend.  Coming to a one-day monthly retreat is a great way to improve one’s practice.  Seeing how calm and clear our mind can become in one day inspires us to practice regularlyMore ›