Buddhism

Laramie Shambhala Dharma Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 June 2004.

Contact Information

Address: 3808 2nd Street, Laramie, WY 82072

Zen Buddhism Grows in Eugene Oregon

June 23, 2004

Source: The Register Gaurd

http://www.registerguard.com/news/2004/06/23/a1.buddhist.0623.html

On June 23, 2004 The Register Gaurd reported on "Eugene Zendo, a Buddhist community that got its start five years ago as a meditation 'sitting group.' The community took root two years ago in a west Eugene home - after efforts to establish a sanctuary in a rural neighborhood just south of Spencer Butte fizzled in the face of adjacent landowner opposition. This...

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One Dharma Meditation Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 October 2006.

Phone: 605-221-0672
Email: pemajamyang@mcleodusa.net

Buddhist Education and Service

The one Dharma Meditation Group is an affiliation of independent Buddhist practitioners who meet for regular sitting and Dharma talks. The group has been in existence since the mid 90's and was founded by two friends who became interested in Buddhist teachings and wanted to learn more. Through self-study and...
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Religious Leaders Protest Bush Visit

June 21, 2004

Source: online.ie

http://www.online.ie/news/viewer.adp?article=3129175

On June 21, 2004 online.ie reported, "A group of leading Irish religious representatives came out in support of protests against the forthcoming visit of U.S. President George Bush to Ireland. Christian, Buddhist and Muslim representatives, together with the NGO Peace Alliance, have planned a number of peaceful protests for this weekend. They are calling on Irish people to join their demonstrations...

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Christians Mobilized to Pray for Toronto During Dalai Lama's Visit

June 18, 2004

Source: Christian World News

http://www.cbn.com/CBNNews/CWN/061804toronto.asp

On June 18, 2004 Christian World News reported, "When the news broke that the Dalai Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's spiritual leader, was planning to visit Toronto, Mission GTA kicked into gear. Mission GTA is a network of Christian pastors and leaders representing a variety of denominations and cultures. They saw this event as serious cause for concern. 'The prime mission of the Dalai Lama's visit,'...

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American Leads Buddhist Community in Kalmykia

June 12, 2004

Source: International Herald Tribune

http://www.iht.com/articles/524646.html

On June 12, 2004 the International Herald Tribune ran a feature article on Erdne Ombadykov, a recognized reincarnation of a Tibetan Buddhist saint, who splits his time between Russia and the United States (in Colorado): "On and off for about half of every year, Ombadykov spends time at what might be called his day job, as chief lama here in the republic of Kalmykia. It is his ancestral homeland, a piece of...

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Sri Lanka Confiscates Potentially Offensive Commercial Products

June 10, 2004

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3795259.stm

On June 10, 2004 the BBC News reported, "Customs officials and police and customs in Sri Lanka have been told to seize Buddha Bar music and bikinis with Buddha images, officials say. The music - which originates from a nightclub in Paris - and the swimwear have been deemed by the authorities as potentially offensive to Buddhists. Some Buddhists have called for a strict enforcement of laws that stop the...

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Zen Master Offers Hope in Oregon State Penitentiary

June 10, 2004

Source: Statesmen Journal

http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=81703

On June 10, 2004 Statesmen Journal reported, "A Korean Zen master sang, prayed and offered words of hope Wednesday night to a receptive group of inmates at the Oregon State Penitentiary. In a prison chapel framed by barred windows, Buddhist monk Kyunghoon Sunim told the inmates they could free their minds from the bounds of physical captivity. Like all prisons in the 12,000-inmate Oregon...

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Zen Center in Landmark Location of Syracuse

June 10, 2004

Source: The Post-Standard

http://www.syracuse.com/news/poststandard/index.ssf?/base/news-0/1086856520229030.xml

On June 10, 2004 The Post-Standard reported thata Zen Center in Syracuse has existed in city landmark, Onondaga Valley, for the past eight years. The Zen Center is built upon the land established by Syracuse founding father Joshua Forman. The Forman house sat through almost 200 years of Syracuse's growth as a city. This...

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Country Experiencing a Buddhist "Boom"

June 9, 2004

Source: Deutsche Welle

http://www.dw-world.de/english/0,3367,1441_A_1231623_1_A,00.html

On June 9, 2004 Deutsche Welle reported, "Increasing numbers of Germans are switching off their worries along with their mobile phones and immersing themselves in [the] Buddha's teachings...Around a hundred Germans, among them doctors, architects and harried advertising executives, arrive at [Hamburg's Buddhist Center], take off their shoes, switch off their mobile...

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North Carolina Monk to Aid in UN Ceremony

June 9, 2004

Source: The Sun News

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/sunnews/8802760.htm

On June 9, 2004 The Sun News reported, "A Buddhist monk from Brunswick County, N.C., will be one of about 30 monks from the United States and Thailand leading an international ceremony Tuesday at the United Nations. Visakha Puja, which celebrates the birth of Buddha, his attainment of enlightenment and his death, is being recognized by the United Nations for the fourth year. Abbot...

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