Mindfulness Day

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The annual Mindfulness Day, sponsored by the Buddhist Council of Greater St. Louis, will be held at the Thai Temple in Florissant on August 17. The topic is “Mindfulness to Happiness,” and MABA’s own Don Yeye will be one of the speakers and sign copies of his book “Six Pathways to Happiness.” More information mayMore ›

Mindfulness Day Mini-Retreat

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Mindfulness Day Mini-Retreat on Saturday, August 26, 2017 starting at 12:45 pm at at the Thai Buddhist Temple, 890 Lindsay Lane, Florissant, MO 63031.

Children Half-Day September 17th

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Our Children’s Program is this Sunday, September 17th. We will be discussing the importance of loving and respecting our friends, and our craft will be making friendship bracelets! Please RSVP with tracytb@hotmail.com if your child(ren) are attending so we have enough supplies.

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 ›