Buddhism

Miami Beach Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2003.

Phone: 305-532-7784

Naples Zen Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 December 2003.

Phone: 941-513-5040

Non-Christian Religious Leaders Say Christmas Programs in Schools Okay

December 4, 2003

Source: The West Australian

http://www.thewest.com.au/20031205/news/general/tw-news-general-home-sto116654.html

On December 4, 2003 The West Australian reported, "Non-Christian religious leaders yesterday joined the outcry over moves to play down Christmas celebrations in State schools, saying they had no problem with Nativity plays and carols. Representatives of the Muslim, Buddhist and Jewish communities in Perth said Christian...

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Buddhists and Christians Maintain California Shelter

December 3, 2003

Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal

http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/Stories/0,1413,91~3089~1806566,00.html

On December 3, 2003 The Ukiah Daily Journal reported that "help has finally arrived for those grappling with homelessness in dismal weather, with Tuesday evening's opening of the Emergency Winter Shelter at the Ukiah United Methodist Church. Since the efforts of the Ford Street Project to construct its permanent winter shelter fell through this...

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In Tacoma, Cambodian Americans Carry Buddhism into the Future

December 2, 2003

Source: The News Tribune

http://www.tribnet.com/news/local/story/4430543p-4420462c.html

On December 2, 2003 The News Tribune reported on young Cambodian Americans in Tacoma who are thoroughly Westernized but still devout in their belief. These individuals, the "future of Buddhism in America," attend services at the Wat Sammakirattanaram temple and are teaching their children the languages, beliefs, and rituals of the Buddhist world.

Seeking Stress Relief, Colorado Executives Turn to Buddhism

December 1, 2003

Source: The Denver Business Journal

http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/stories/2003/12/01/smallb1.html?t=printable

On December 1, 2003 The Denver Business Journal reported that "hard-driving executives in Colorado are turning to Eastern practices and philosophies, such as yoga and Buddhism, to deal with the tension of their Western corporate life. Helping to lead the way is Brian Gast -- the stereotypical go-getter executive in a previous life...

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Buddhist Monk Brings Meditation to Chicago's Suburbia

November 30, 2003

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0311270150nov27,1,3

On November 30, 2003 the Chicago Tribune published a profile on Sujatha Peradeniye, a Buddhist monk studying psychology at McHenry County College near Chicago in the hopes of understanding how Americans think. According to the article, "Peradeniye's circuitous journey two years ago to McHenry County was navigated by an inner calling to blend Buddhist...

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Temple Celebrates a Century of Buddhism in Oregon

November 30, 2003

Source: The Oregonian

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/1069592413278691.xml

On November 30, 2003 The Oregonian reported that members of the Oregon Buddhist Temple are celebrating a century of Buddhism in Oregon. Their temple was founded by immigrant Japanese laborers in November 1903. According to the article, "The first building, at 312 N.W. 10th Ave., had the temple on the ground floor and hotel rooms above...

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