Buddhism

Three Rivers Dharma Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 February 2006.

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Address: P.O. Box 8369, Pittsburgh, PA 15218

Buddhist Group Portland

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 June 2014.

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Address: c/o John Masciocchi, 2410 NE Dunckley, Portland, OR 97212
Email: portland@diamondway.org
Website: http://www.diamondway.org/portland/

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Cambodian International Buddhist Temple

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 23 September 2013.

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Address: 131 Dellway Dr., Nashville, TN 37066

Westerm Tibetologist Amasses Huge Collection of Tibetan Buddhist Writings

August 20, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

On August 20, 2001, The Boston Globe reported that "over four decades as an itinerant archivist with a passion for preservation, a Mormon convert to Buddhism named E. Gene Smith has amassed a rare collection of the endangered Tibetan Buddhist canon: some original writings of Buddha, early commentaries by Indian Buddhists, and the writings of Tibetan Buddhist sages over the last 12 centuries. 'This is the best library of Tibetan works in the country,'" according to the soon-to-be chair of Buddhist studies at Harvard University,...

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Buddhist Shrine in Colorado Is Consecrated

August 20, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On August 20, 2001, The New York Times reported on the 10-day consecration of the a 108-foot-tall Great Stupa of Dharmakaya, a Buddhist commemorative shrine, in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. The stupa "has been built exactly according to the Tibetan tradition," according to a Colorado professor of Buddhist studies. "The stupa contains the ashes of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, a Tibetan exile who brought Buddhist teachings to the West long before the Dalai Lama...In a broad sense, the stupa presents a striking example of how the sacred...

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