Cycles II


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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

Foundational Practices (Ngondro): Brilliant Basics of the Buddhist Path

Ongoing Enrollment

Introduction to Buddhism in India and Tibet


10:30 am -11:00 am CT

Teaching Tuesday

Sunday Meditation


11:00 am- 12:00 am CDT

All Creating Majesty

November 3- 5

Buddhist Mindfullness: Attention and the True 

Tuesdays September 26, October 10, and October 24, 7:00 pm -8:30 pm

Teaching Tuesdays

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

The Awakened Heart: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Teaching Tuesday

Sustaining the Radiance of Dawn Mountain

Saturday, October 28 1:30- 3:30 CT

Dzogchen Cycles:The Fullness of Refuge: Sutra, Tantra, and Dzogchen

September 30- October 1

Our Founders and Resident Teachers

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.  He has also been a student of Ad.zom Paylo Rinpoche since 1999. In addition he studied extensively with a number of prominent Geluk and Dzogchen teachers in India, Nepal and 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, and Buddhist Practice on Western Ground

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.

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