Buddhism

Arizona Buddhist Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 March 2016.

Phone: 602-278-0036
Email: azbtemple@gmail.com
Website: http://www.azbuddhisttemple.org/

Part I: Introduction

The Arizona Buddhist Temple in Phoenix, Arizona has a relatively long history compared to other Buddhist communities in the Phoenix Salt River Valley.[1] The Arizona Buddhist Temple is a Jôdo Shinshû Buddhist institution originally serving the Japanese American community in the... Read more about Arizona Buddhist Temple

Buddhist Church of Parlier

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

Phone: 209-646-2864

Madison Insight Meditation Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 December 2013.

Phone: 608-829-0944
Email: uppekha@yahoo.com
Website: http://madisonmeditation.org/
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History and Description

The Madison Insight Meditation Group (MIMG) is an informal gathering of area residents interested in practicing Vipassana meditation in a group setting. The group had its origin in a teaching given is Madison by Howie Cohen, who received his training in Vipassana meditation in...

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National Day of Prayer and Remembrance

September 15, 2001

Source: The Oregonian

On September 15, 2001, The Oregonian reported on local observance of the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance in the article, "Oregonians find comfort, strength in many faiths." The article noted, "In Oregon's largest gathering, about 3,000 people gathered at the Rose Quarter Commons for a multifaith service. Firefighters in uniform stood with Muslim women wearing hijab, Zen students, people waving large flags and throngs of metro-area residents to hear messages of healing."

Multifaith, Interfaith Responses to Terrorist Attacks (September)

September 13, 2001

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On September 13, 2001, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on an interfaith service that gathered Milwaukee's diverse religious communities, "Drawn by a common quest for healing, justice and peace..." Speakers included "mainline Christians, Jews, Muslims, a Sikh, a Buddhist, a Baha'i, a Hindu and a Quaker." The article quoted religious leaders in their prayers of peace and unity, including Rev. Tonen O'Connor of the Milwaukee Zen Center. "'The Buddha perceived, not that we could be one, but that we are one. In our essence...

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Cypress Tree Zen Group

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

Contact Information

Address: PO Box 247, Tallahassee, FL 32302-0247
Email: arudloe@garnet.acns.fsu.edu
Website: http://webdharma.com/ctzg/index.html

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Georgia Buddhist Vihara

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

Phone: 770-987-8442
Email: gbv@bellsouth.net
Website: http://www.gavihara.org

History

Before they opened this center, the community used to worship in their homes, at a local Thai temple, or a Cambodian temple nearby. Because most of the monks at these other temples did not speak english, the Sir Lankan community would invite Sri Lankan monks to come talk in their homes or arrange...
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