Buddhism

Gyuto Wheel of Dharma Monastery

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Phone: 651-247-8831
Email: gyuto.us@gmail.com
Website: http://www.gyuto.us/
[flickr_set id="72157621814787975"] History In 1990 the US government enacted the Tibetan Resettlement Project. This project granted visas to 1000 Tibetans. In 1992, 162 displaced Tibetans arrived in Minnesota. Two Tibetans, including Thupten Dadak, had been living in Minnesota since the mid- eighties. Dadak’s house quickly became known as the “Tibet House” for... Read more about Gyuto Wheel of Dharma Monastery

Watlao Buddhovath of Rhode Island (Southeast Asian Cultural Center of New England)

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 401-232-7696
Email: contact@Watlaori.org
Website: http://www.watlao.cjb.net
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Activities and Schedule

Chanting, Meditation, and Dharma Talks: Daily, 4:30 A.M., noon, and 6 P.M.
Sunday School: first grade 2 P.M., Student Dharma Talks 3:30 P.M., and second grade 4 P.M.
Adult Classes/Public Night: Wednesday, 6:30 P.M.
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Book to Focus on Religious Diversity of Ohio

July 12, 2002

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On July 12, 2002 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio... and the Religious Experience Advisory Council of the Ohio Bicentennial Commission are planning [a new] book, Religion in Ohio: Over 200 Years of Experiences... As the state approaches 200, Christian and Jewish bodies remain prominent, but now they have plenty of company. [The] book for Ohio's bicentennial in 2003 also will discuss the beliefs of American Indians, Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, Muslims, Sikhs and...

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Appeals Court Rules "Under God" in Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional

July 7, 2002

Source: The Denver Post

On July 7, 2002, The Denver Post reported that "when he was a child growing up in Los Angeles, Kanya Okamoto left out the words 'under God' when he recited the Pledge of Allegiance because the God referred to didn't fit with his Buddhist beliefs... Now, as minister of Tri State/Denver Buddhist Temple in downtown Denver, [Colorado] Okamoto still doesn't see the need for having that phrase in the pledge... 'But there are Buddhists who disagree with me,' he said. 'They have grown up with the phrase. That's OK...

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Appeals Court Rules "Under God" in Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional

July 3, 2002

Source: Los Angeles Times

On July 3, 2002, the Los Angeles Times reported that last week's two U.S. court rulings concerning religion in the public square demonstrate the strong "disagreements over the relationship between God and public life in America... First, a federal appeals court ruled that religion could not be part of a daily ritual of public school life... The next day, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that religious schools could receive public school dollars... The Rev. C. Welton Gaddy, executive director of the Washington-based Interfaith...

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Appeals Court Rules "Under God" in Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional

June 30, 2002

Source: Statesman Journal

http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=44359.

On June 30, 2002, the Statesman Journal of Salem, Oregon featured an article on the recent Pledge of Allegiance ruling. "The decision created instant furor, in part because the pledge is an American icon. But it may have just as much to do with people’s relationship with God — or lack thereof... In America, God means different...

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Conference Brings Together Diverse Religious Leaders for Training

June 29, 2002

Source: Newsday

On June 29, 2002 Newsday reported on an interfaith conference in New York City designed to help religious leaders "sustain their post-9/11 ministry." The conference was attended by "approximately 800 priests, pastors, imams, rabbis and other spiritual leaders from the metropolitan area... 'Leaders of faith communities are the first line (of defense) in mental health,' said Rabbi Stephen Roberts, president of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, who chaired the daylong conference sponsored by the American Red Cross last month in...

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Gum-Gang-Gyong-Dok-Song-Hwae

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 March 2013.

Phone: 404-991-4926 [office], 404-627-4976 [home]

Emory Zen Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 October 2006.

Phone: 404-727-5120
Email: pwh@mathcs.emory.edu
Website: http://www.emory.edu/REL_LIFE/151.html
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Cambodian Buddhist Society

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 8 September 2015.

Phone: 770-482-5563

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