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.
PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES: Sunday Guided Meditation – Every Sunday at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Children’s Programs: Kind Mind, Happy Life for Children 4-8 years old, and Mindful Discovery for those ages 9-12. Teaching Tuesdays – First and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mindfulness for Everyone Tibetan Language classes Spirit of Art and Knowing Body programs Residential and Non-Residential retreats Free downloadable prayers and readings Books, publications; Guided Meditation and Teaching Audios
TEACHERS Anne C. Klein (Rigzin Drolma), Ph.D., founder, resident teacher, author, translator, Rice professor Harvey B. Aronson, Ph.D., founder, resident teacher, psychotherapist, author, translator Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche, our late guiding teacher Ad.zom Paylo Rinpoche, guiding and visiting teacher Jetsun Kacho Wangmo, guiding visiting teacher Tulku Thondup, advisor and visiting teacher Lama Tenzin Samphel, advisor and visiting teacher
PROGRAM PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Asia Society, Houston Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism Hershey Family Foundation Jung Center of Houston Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation thru Contemplative Mind in Society Ford Foundation