Pure Mind Center is a Buddhist literature library as well as a Buddhist activity center located in St. Louis, MO. It is open to general public. It serves as the St. Louis branch of Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association. Pure Mind Center is dedicated to the introduction and promotion of Chan (Zen) school of Buddhism, which is rooted in the original Dharma teaching from Buddha with the adoption of ancient Chinese philosophies.
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Pure Mind Center: 7825 Olive Blvd., University City, MO 63130
Email: info.puremindcenter@gmail.com   Tel: (636) 825-3889

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has provided  information about meditation and personal health.

Meditation is a mind and body practice. There are many types of meditation, most of which originated in ancient religious and spiritual traditions. Some forms of meditation instruct the practitioner to become mindful of thoughts, feelings, and sensations and to observe them in a nonjudgmental way.
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This fact sheet provides information about meditation for conditions such as high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, and pain.

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                               Special Announcement

                                      Meet our President Abbot Guo Dong &
                                        Taking Three Refuges and Five Precepts
                                      June 3 and June 4

                                   Venue: DDMBA – Chicago Chapter

Carpool is available. For detail information, please contact us.  info.puremindcenter@gmail.com or Call: (636) 825-3889

   Location: Pure Mind Center  7825 Olive Blvd., U. City, MO 63130
Registration Information: www.puremindcenter.org   Tel: 636-825-3889
The above programs open free to the public. Donations welcome.

This program is sponsored by Pure Mind Center/ DDMBA-St Louis
June 16 - 18, 2017 (Fri. – Sun.)
Gilbert Gutierrez


  Due to Vesak Day and Memorial Day, our Sunday program is closed on May 20
  and May 28.  You are welcome to join the Buddhist Council of Great St Louis
  ceremony of Vesak Day at MABA (Mid-America Buddhist Association). Thank You!

Vesak Day: Commemorating the Birth, Enlightenment and Death of Buddha
Sunday, May 21, 2017       10am – 3:30pm


6/16 (Friday) 7pm – 9pm Dharma Talk
        Topic: “A World of Chan (Zen): Coping with Life from
         the Chan Buddhist Perspective”  click
6/17   (Saturday) 9:00am – 4:30pm
         One Day City Chan Meditation Retreat   click
         (Lunch include. Registration is preferred.)

6/17   (Saturday) 4:30pm – 8:30pm
         Q/A and sharing individual practice (Private interview available.)   
          (Dinner include. Registration is preferred.)  click
6/18   (Sunday) 9am – noon Dharma Talk
         Topic: Lesson from the ancient Chan Masters  click

6/18   (Sunday) noon – 3:30pm
         Tea Ceremony with Gilbert
Explore the Nature

Outdoor Mindful Hiking
at Washington State Park – De Soto

Saturday, May 20, 2017