Buddhism

Tibetan Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 December 2013.

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 1167, Stockbridge, MA 01262
Email: secretary@tibetan-buddhist.org
Website: http://shyalparinpoche.org

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Chua Luc Hoa Boston Buddhist Culture Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Phone: 617-436-6084
Email: vcamtran@yahoo.com
History Bao Truong serves as the spiritual director of the center. Although Bao is not trained as a monk, he lived in a temple in Vietnam from age 3 to age 20. Shortly after arriving in the United States, Bao began organizing this temple under the guidance of Thic Guiac Duc -- a Vietnamese monk, Professor at UMass Boston, and President of the Vietnamese American Buddhist Congress. Together... Read more about Chua Luc Hoa Boston Buddhist Culture Center

Boston Old Path Sangha

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 4 April 2013.

Contact Information

Address: Multiple locations in the Boston area, Boston, MA 02108
Email: info@bostonoldpath.org
Website: http://www.bostonoldpath.org/

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Buddhism Is Fastest-Growing Religion In English Jails Over Past Decade

August 5, 2009

Author: Martin Beckford

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Telegraph

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=3,8425,0,0,1,0

Although adherents to the Eastern faith believe in peace and the sanctity of life, almost all of the Buddhists behind bars in this country are serving lengthy sentences for serious crimes such as violence and sex offences....

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Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Phone: 781-581-7266
History With more than 4,000 Cambodians, Lynn is a North Shore center for the region's Cambodian community. Many came to Lynn between 1975 and 1979 and in the early 1980s. In 1984, the newly-arrived residents began to raise money for a temple, and in 1985 the group acquired a former church, Calvary Baptist, which is located in the middle of the city's Cambodian community, and converted it into a temple. Description... Read more about Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

Nichiren Buddhist Sangha of Greater New England

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Phone: 978-912-7136 [office], 617-314-7782 [office]
Email: ryuoh@comcast.net
[flickr_set id="72157621814079499"] History The Nichiren Buddhist Sangha of Greater New England practices the Nichiren Shu tradition, founded by Nichiren Shonin (1222-1282). Central to the Nichiren Shu practice is the chanting of the Odaimoku (Sacred Title): "Namu Myoho Renge Kyo," or "Adoration to the Scripture of the Lotus of the... Read more about Nichiren Buddhist Sangha of Greater New England

Cambridge Buddhist Association

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 1 August 2018.

Phone: 617-491-8857
Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cambridge-Buddhist-Association/132565133447834
[flickr_set id="72157621814585321"] History Dr. Shinichi Hisamatsu, D. T. Suzuki, Stewart Holmes, and John and Elsie Mitchell founded the Cambridge Buddhist Association in 1957 as a non-denominational group for Buddhists in the Boston area. With a number of the original founders as professors at Harvard University, the... Read more about Cambridge Buddhist Association

Boston Jodo Mission

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 296 E. 8th Street, #3, Boston, MA 02127

Cambridge Zen Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Phone: 617-576-3229
Email: info@cambridgezen.com
Website: http://www.cambridgezen.com
[flickr_set id="72157621814599581"] History The Cambridge Zen Center (CZC) was founded in 1973 by some of the early students of Zen Master Seung Sahn, in the tradition of the Kwan Um School of Zen. Before moving to their current location one block off of Central Square in 1982, the Center was at various locations within Cambridge and... Read more about Cambridge Zen Center

Wat Buddhabhavana (Great Wisdom Center)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 18 June 2019.

Phone: 978-692-3120
Website: http://www.middlesexdesign.com/gwc/
[flickr_set id="72157621939093370"] History Originally known as The Laotian Temple of Massachusetts, Wat Buddhabhavana was founded in the mid-1990s by a small Lao community in Lowell, Massachusetts. In the early 2000s, due to the illness of the head monk of the temple and his subsequent retirement, the temple's lay board members considered dissolving the temple.... Read more about Wat Buddhabhavana (Great Wisdom Center)

Thousand Buddha Temple and Massachusetts Budhi Siksa Society

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 July 2018.

Phone: 617-773-7745
Email: 1000buddha@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thousandbuddhatemple.org
[flickr_set id="72157621939302390"] History Before 1990, Pure Land Buddhists living in Quincy had to travel to New York City to attend services in Cantonese. When Rev. Sik Kuan Yen and her teacher Rev. Sik Wing Sing visited the Quincy area from Hong Kong, they were surprised by this and decided that a temple in the school of... Read more about Thousand Buddha Temple and Massachusetts Budhi Siksa Society

Wat Kirivongsa Bopharam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2009.

Phone: 413-367-9526

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