Meditation groups – Columbia

Buddhist Association of MU
Activities: The Association exists to introduce Buddhism through understanding
and undertaking Buddhist teachings using meditation practice, discussion groups,
and community service. Meetings on Saturday afternoons.
Show Me Dharma Sitting Group
Telephone: (573) 355-5303
Activities: Insight & metta meditation: Sundays 10:30 – 11:30,
Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 pm
Introduction to Meditation and Insight Dialogue Series See website for details
Kalyana Mitta (spiritual friends) study group, monthly
Days of Mindfulness
Silent Mind-Open Heart
Contact Person: Phil Jones
Telephone: 573-874-0881
E-Mail: phil at
Activities: Insight Meditation Sundays 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
including 30 min. sitting period, a brief talk and Q and A. Instructions are available. Chanting and music on the Sunday closest to the full moon, 8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Monthly daylong retreats. See the monthly schedule.
University of Missouri Mindfulness Practice Center
Contact Person: Lynn Rossy
E-Mail: RossyL at
Activities: Offering mindfulness practices to students, faculty and staff. The MPC
emphasizes a non-sectarian approach to mindfulness that draws on contemplative practices from a variety of traditions.

About Nguyễn Minh Hiển
My name is Nguyễn Minh Hiển. At the moment, I am doing my MBA at the University of Missouri at Columbia, USA. In the past, I worked as an electrical engineer and received my undergraduate and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering. I enjoy working with young people and helping empower the Vietnamese youth by developing (co-founder, author) and (author, admin, mentor). Out of the love for traveling, I develop An nho O Dau (cofounder), a Vietnamese worldwide couchsurfing network for Vietnamese students to travel on budget at I enjoy hiking, swimming, doing yoga and traveling. I also study the teachings of Jesus, Buddha and other great people down the history.

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