About Us

Flowering Lotus Meditation and Retreat Center was founded to provide an environment and a variety of opportunities for meditation, spiritual practice, and fellowship. Read More »


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Experience the Dharma & the power of meditation


The Mission of Flowering Lotus Meditation is to create and promote a variety of accessible opportunities for meditation practice in a non-denominational setting. All retreats and other events are based on Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and compassion and welcome students from diverse backgrounds.

Upcoming Events
Fri, May 29
The Bethel Encounters Retreat Center
Intimacy and Awakening: An Insight Meditation Retreat
May 29-31, 2020 | “Enlightenment,” said Zen master Dogen, “is intimacy with all things.”
Fri, Jun 12
The Bethel Encounters Retreat Center
HOW NOT TO BE A HOT MESS: Seeing the Good
June 12-14, 2020 | This weekend retreat is drawn from Devon and Craig Hase's book of the same title
Fri, Jul 31
The Rivers Retreat Center, Covington, LA
Awakening Body, Speech, and Mind
July 31 – August 2, 2020 | Calm the mind, open the heart, embrace the moment - sounds simple enough that we should be able to do it, right?
Fri, Sep 11
Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton, LA
COMING HOME: A Vipassana Meditation Retreat
September 11-13, 2020 | Come home to yourself. Join us during this precious time designed to nurture body, heart, and mind.
Fri, Nov 13
Kelley Retreat Center, MS
Cultivating Compassion and Serenity on the Path to Wisdom
November 13 – 15, 2020 | Developing compassion is the basis for inner peace, happiness and spiritual growth.
Ever wonder what to expect at our silent meditation retreats?
Flowering Lotus Retreat participants share their experiences. For more information, contact us