Buddhism

Christian Groups Growing as Country "Returns to Religion"

July 31, 2003

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3113839.stm

On July 31, 2003 the BBC News reported on the situation of religion in Mongolia in the post-communist years: "Christian groups are proliferating so fast that they now outnumber official Buddhist organisations. But to Mongolia's conservative Buddhist elite, such rapid growth is deeply troubling. Some Christian groups now accuse the government of orchestrating a campaign to prevent them gaining new...

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New Orleans Zen Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 April 2006.

Phone: 504-525-3533
Email: info@nozt.org
Website: http://www.nozt.org
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History

Founded by Robert Livingston Roshi, the New Orleans Zen Temple provides a place for Soto Zen practice in New Orleans. Livingston studied with the great Zen master, Taisen Deshimaru Roshi, for ten years. Deshimaru authorized Livingston to teach and asked him to spread the...
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The Chuang Yen Monastery in Carmel, California

July 28, 2003

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2003/07/28/travel1225EDT0781.DTL

On July 28, 2003 The Associated Press reported that "the 37-foot-high Buddha sits atop a lotus flower, encircled by 10,000 smaller Buddha statues... The Chuang Yen Monastery houses this statue, the largest Buddha in the Western Hemisphere, on their 225 acres in Carmel [CA]... With meditation programs in both...

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Monastic Retreats at the Hsi Lai Temple

July 27, 2003

Source: Whittier Daily News

On July 27, 2003 the Whittier Daily News reported that "Louvenia Ortega came to the Hsi Lai Temple [CA] for a one-week monastic retreat to learn more about Buddhism... She started out by getting mad and failing as a group leader. She discovered that is a good way to learn... Everybody wanted to tell her what to do, so she lost her temper, the Hacienda Heights resident said... They came from as far as Taiwan, Hong Kong and Vancouver and as close as Monrovia and Whittier, each paying an $80 registration fee. The retreat is open to...

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Update: Washington Buddhists Work to Meet Zoning Requirements for Temple

July 26, 2003

Source: King County Journal

On July 26, 2003 the King County Journal reported that "the leader of the group eager to build a Buddhist monastery in Woodinville [WA] says he's working to meet recent King County requests for more information... The Buddhists have until Sept. 3 to file the additional information, said Sherie Sabour, a King County project planner. Sabour said if all the information is not complete, she would expect to grant a 30-day extension... Monday was the deadline for interested parties to comment to Sabour. Neighbors have complained the...

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Update: Dalai Lama to Visit Bloomington, IN

July 25, 2003

Source: Herald-Times

http://www.phayul.com/news/article.asp?id=3960

On July 25, 2003 the Herald-Times reported that "Anticipation of the Dalai Lama of Tibet's Sept. 7 visit to Bloomington increased Wednesday when it was announced that Muhammad Ali also will attend the events planned for that day... The Dalai Lama will dedicate the new, 10,000-square-foot Chamtse Ling interfaith temple on the Tibetan Cultural Center (TCC) grounds... Ali, boxing champion and peace advocate,...

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Update: Dalai Lama to Visit Bloomington, IN

July 25, 2003

Source: Indy Star

http://www.indystar.com/print/articles/8/060525-6208-009.html

On July 25, 2003 the Indy Star reported that "the focus will be on peace and nonviolence Sept. 7 when the Dalai Lama visits Bloomington to dedicate the Chamtse Ling, a $1.2 million interfaith temple with a mission to promote world peace and harmony... [Larry Gerstein, a Fishers resident and Ball State University professor who is also the co-founder of the International Tibet...

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Inter-Faith Ministries in Wichita, Kansas

July 25, 2003

Source: Tolerance.org

http://www.tolerance.org/news/article_tol.jsp?id=816

On July 25, 2003 Tolerance.org reported that "in Wichita, Kansas, one group combines diversity, faith and community service to make the world around them a better, more accepting place... For more than a century, Inter-Faith Ministries has brought together people of all faiths to build inter-religious understanding and promote justice. Currently, membership represents the widest range of faith...

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Dharma Study Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 October 2015.

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 614, Durham, NH 03824

Dzogchen Center Practice Group-Concord

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 April 2010.

Phone: 877-682-4535
Email: dzogchen@ureach.com
Website: http://www.concorddzogchen.org

History

In 2001, a small group of New Hampshire residents decided to pursue their interest in Buddhism beyond gatherings held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Concord, NH. They began to attend teachings at the Dzogchen Center, a Tibetan Buddhist center lead by Lama Surya Das, in Cambridge, MA. While attending a daylong retreat with Lama...

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Update: Obon Festival, 2003

July 22, 2003

Source: Today's Sunbeam

http://www.nj.com/news/sunbeam/local/index.ssf?/base/news-2/1058878711256500.xml

On July 22, 2003 Today's Sunbeam reported that "Obon Odori, a festival of remembrance celebrated with music, dance and light, was held for the 58th year in Seabrook over the weekend, demonstrating vividly the joining of two cultures that occurred when Japanese-Americans came to the area during World War II... Since 1945, Buddhists of the...

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