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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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TWisdom is not knowledge, nor experience, nor dialectical excellence, but a selfless attitude.      ~ Chan Master Sheng Yen~

                           
                         Platform Sutra
    Dharma Talk & Chan Retreat
                          with Chan Teacher Guo Gu
                                                 Program Information      About Guo Gu
 
 
                  Dharma Talk:
Chan Teachings of the Platform Sutra
     Date:October 17th, 2014, 7pm-9pm
     Venue:    Pure Mind Cen
                                    7825 Olive Blvd., U.City, MO 63130
No registration required. Free to the public. Donations are welcome.


Two-Day Silent Illumination Chan Retreat
    Date:October 18th - 19th, 2014
    Venue:     MABA
                             299 Heger Lane, Augusta, MO 63332
    
     Vegetarian meals and one night stay at MABA will be provided.  All teachings will be
     open and free to the public. Donations to MABA are welcome. ($90 suggested for two
     days retreat). Limited spots. Pre-Registration is required.  Please submit your registratioin
     form and MABA short-term guest form to info.puremindcenter@gmail.com
    
   Registration form     MABA short-term guest form  
           Required study before retreat:  article 1 , article 2 .