Visiting Teachers

Jeff Haozous

Jeff Haozous has practiced Insight Meditation since 1996. He has led a meditation group in Lawton, Oklahoma since 2003. He has completed the Community Dharma Leader and Dedicated Practitioner Programs at Spirit Rock Mediation Center in Woodacre, California and is participating in the Spirit Rock Teacher Training program.

Jeff has been Chairman of the Fort Sill Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache Tribe since 2002. In this role, his mission is to return the tribe to its rightful, historic home in New Mexico and Arizona, to improve the lives of tribal members through education, economic development and to preserve and restore the tribe’s traditional culture.

Events with Jeff Haozous

Meditation Retreat for People of Color
July 3, 2019

In many traditions, people journey into the wilderness for contemplation and purification. How often do we have the opportunity to connect to our deepest intentions and to experience spiritual renewal? Taking place at 9,000 feet in beautiful meadowland in New Mexico, the Vallecitos People of Color Retreat is designed to offer and support a practical introduction to insight meditation (vipassana). Meditation embodies the essence and wisdom of the teachings of the Buddha and has been the foundation of Buddhist teachings for 2,500 years. It is a simple and direct practice. Meditation is extraordinary in its simplicity, its lack of dogma…