Cycles II

Join Dawn Mountain and members of Ad.zom Rinpoche’s worldwide sangha on a Transformative Path of Practice, Study, and Personal Growth.

Welcome to Dawn Mountain

DAWN MOUNTAIN Center for Tibetan Buddhism, founded in 1996 by Anne C. Klein and Harvey B. Aronson, is a Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Community Center and Research Institute drawing from multiple Buddhist traditions and grounded in transmissions from the Ancient (Nyingma) lineage.

The mission of Dawn Mountain is to further the spiritual growth of our diverse community as a living bridge between traditional Tibetan Buddhist teachings and curious people everywhere. Dawn Mountain online draws 60% of its subscribers and viewers from the U.S, with regular visitors from Canada, Mexico, Sweden, Italy, Bhutan, Malaysia, South America and Russia.

Welcome To Dawn Mountain
Anne Klein

Anne C. Klein

Anne Klein, PhD, is a professor and former chair of religious studies at Rice University and co-founder of and resident teacher at Dawn Mountain, celebrated by the Houston Press in 2006 for offering the best guided meditation in Houston. A distinguished Buddhist scholar, she has studied in the United States, India, Tibet, and Nepal and has written numerous works on Buddhism, including co-authoring Unbounded Wholeness; Bon, Dzogchen, and the Logic of the Nonconceptual.

Harvey B. Aronson

Harvey Aronson, PhD, is a licensed therapist in private practice, meditation teacher and translator with many years of involvement in Buddhist studies and meditation and is a founding director of Dawn Mountain. He has been a student of Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche since 1973 and received teaching authorization from him in 1995 and has also studied extensively with a number of prominent Geluk and Dzogchen teachers in India, Nepal and the U.S. He has also studied extensively with Theravada teachers, especially Sri Satya Narain Goenka. He received his PhD. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Wisconsin and an MSW from Boston University.Harvey is the author of Love and Sympathy in Theravada Buddhism.
Harvey Aronson
Dawn Mountains mission is to be a living bridge between traditional Tibetan Buddhist teachings and curious people everywhere. We pursue this mission through free guided meditations every Sunday morning; regular Teaching Tuesdays classes considering different aspects of Buddhist thought, practice, literature and history frequent weekend retreats for newcomers and advanced practitioners alike; and regular visits.

Awake in Daily Life with Claire Villarreal

Mondays January 10- 31 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm CST

Teaching Tuesday

Sunday Meditation


11:00 am- 12:00 am CDT

Dharma Explorations

1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 CDT

Buddha Nature, Your Buddha Mind

To keep up with news and events, join our mailing list and get our newsletter!

Horizon Initiative

Dawn Mountain’s

Horizon Initiative

We wholeheartedly believe that as friends and members of Dawn Mountain we are in a position to raise the funds needed to renovate, maintain and operate a property that will secure our near-term future and move us toward Ad.zom Rinpoche’s ultimate vision for Dawn Mountain.