Buddhism

Bozeman Zen Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 406-586-7044
Email: bzg@bozemanzengroup.org
Website: http://www.bozemanzengroup.org

History

In February 1999 the Bozeman Vipassana Sangha hosted a weekend retreat with Reb Anderson, senior dharma teacher at the San Francisco Zen Center. At the time there was no Zen group in Bozeman. Anderson came to Bozeman at Wendy Roberts' invitation after she spent two months at Green Gulch...
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Open Circle Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 9W. Placer Helena, Helena, MT 59601
Email: paulg@ixi.net

History

A small group of people interested in meditation, some of whom had been to the Zen Center in San Francisco, began to meet in 1986. David Cooper, who attended the San Francisco Zen Center in the 1970s, and Georgeanne Paul have been the "core" of the group since its conception. Georgeanne...
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Rocky Mountain Buddhist Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 May 2014.

Phone: 406-728-9232
Email: kay.l.jones108@gmail.com
Website: http://rockymountainbuddhistcenter.org
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Website

The Rocky Mountain Buddhist Center has an informative website that includes information about the current program and schedule of events, information and photos of the center itself, and a biographical sketch of Urgyen Sangharakshita,...

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The Yuba-Sutter Abrahamic Interfaith Dialogue Program

June 29, 2003

Source: Appeal-Democrat

On June 29, 2003 the Appeal-Democrat reported that Ali "Jensen, of Santa Cruz [CA], converted to Islam about 26 years ago after exploring transcendental meditation and Zen Buddhism, he said. According to Islamic teachings, he prays five times a day and fasts for an entire month, among other things... Jensen was speaking at the second Yuba-Sutter Abrahamic Interfaith Dialogue Program, a group involving Christian, Jewish and Muslim members... Coordinators stressed mutual understanding and peace as goals for the dialogue. They also...

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Update: Obon Celebrations in California

June 29, 2003

Source: Record Net

http://www.recordnet.com/articlelink/062903/news/articles/062903-gn-6.php

On June 29, 2003 Record Net reported that "the Rev. Ken Fujimoto, resident minister of the Lodi Buddhist Church... expects 6,000 to 7,000 visitors over the two days of the [Obon] festival... The festival is located in the parking lot of the Lodi Buddhist Church [CA] and across the street at the Japanese Community Center... This weekend's festival is a...

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Thich Nhat Hanh to Offer Retreat in Wisconsin

June 29, 2003

Source: Wisconsin State Journal

http://www.madison.com/wisconsinstatejournal/local/51918.php

On June 29, 2003 the Wisconsin State Journal reported that "an internationally known Buddhist monk and scholar will travel to Wisconsin in August to offer a retreat aimed at police officers and other community service workers... 'Protecting and serving without stress or fear' is the name of the non-sectarian program offered by Thich Nhat Hanh, a peace activist and poet...

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Minnesota Sakya Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary: Buddhist Leader Visits

June 28, 2003

Source: Star Tribune

http://www.phayul.com/news/article.asp?id=3795

On June 28, 2003 the Star Tribune reported that "Leilani Hotaling of Minnetonka always thought of herself as a Buddhist at heart. 'I've wanted to somehow become connected with the Buddhist community,' she said. Having done 'quite a bit of reading' on Buddhism, she decided to attend the 25th anniversary of the Minnesota Sakya Center. After Friday's event, Hotaling said she wants to be a Buddhist and seek out...

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Largest Buddhist Temple on the South Shore of MA

June 25, 2003

Source: Boston Herald

http://www.townonline.com/braintree/news/local_regional/bra_newbfcathybuddhisttemple06252003.htm

On June 25, 2003 the Boston Herald reported that "for decades, the sprawling building at 155 Quincy Ave. tended the bodies of the frail elderly as Resthaven Nursing Home... Today, it tends the souls of hundreds of worshippers as a resplendent Buddhist temple... The transformation from a healer of bodies to a...

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Meditation Group Helps Women in Prison

June 21, 2003

Source: The Modesto Bee

http://www.modbee.com/life/faithvalues/story/6998614p-7932564c.html

On June 21, 2003 The Modesto Bee reported that "since spring, [Grace] Schireson has led small groups of Zen practitioners from the Modesto area, North Fork and Fresno into Valley State Prison for Women. They volunteer every other week to meditate with inmates who are serving sentences as short as six months and as long as life... They also periodically visit...

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The Pluralism Project in Texas

June 21, 2003

Source: American Statesman

http://www.statesman.com/metrostate/content/auto/epaper/editions/today/metro_state_e34f30a8168722130086.html

On June 21, 2003 the American Statesman reported that "recent college graduate Joe Laycock is spending his spare time this summer at Buddhist temples and mosques and with Sikhs in backrooms of yoga studios... Laycock, an Austin resident who will pursue a master's of theological...

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The Pluralism Project Recognized by Webby Awards

June 21, 2003

Source: Dallas Morning News

http://www.kansas.com/mld/eagle/6136000.htm

On June 21, 2003 the Dallas Morning News reported that "in recognition of the radical changes in the American religious landscape of the past 30 years, [The Pluralism Project, Webby-award winning Web site developed by Diana L. Eck at Harvard University] was initiated to study and document religious communities, particularly those of immigrant communities... Through...

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Stanford Baccalaureate Celebration Acknowledges Diverse Religious Traditions

June 18, 2003

Source: Stanford Report

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2003/june18/bac-618.html

On June 18, 2003 the Stanford Report reported that "Sumir Meghani, a graduating senior in economics, read... lines of Hindu scripture Saturday morning in the Quad at the beginning of the 2003 [Stanford] Baccalaureate Celebration... The event, which also included readings, prayers and music from the Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Shinto traditions, took place on an...

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Interfaith Activity in Dutchess County, NY

June 15, 2003

Source: Poughkeepsie Journal

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/sunday/localnews/stories/lo061503s12_p.shtml

On June 15, 2003 the Poughkeepsie Journal reported that "Dutchess County [NY] truly is a melting pot of religious faiths -- and religious tolerance... 'In many ways the county is very diverse and it breeds tolerance,' said Michael Tori, a religion professor at Marist College... The county may be nearly three-fourths Roman Catholic, but...

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