Buddhism

Wat Ratanarangsi and Revere Buddhist Community Inc.

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Contact Information

Address: 75 Thornton Street, Revere, MA 02151

History Wat Ratanarangsi, or Revere Buddhist Community Incorporated, was founded in 1995 by a community of Cambodians in Revere. The temple was temporarily located in a house on Highland Street in Revere from 1995 to 1996. The temple moved to its current location on Thorton Street in 1996 where it serves the tens of thousands of Cambodians in the area. ... Read more about Wat Ratanarangsi and Revere Buddhist Community Inc.

Wat Kirivongsa Bopharam

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 413-367-9526

Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 617-624-0177
Email: info@kurukulla.org
Website: http://www.kurukulla.org
[flickr_set id="72157647295065537"] History In 1989, the Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies was founded under the umbrella of the Foundation of the Preservation of Mahayana Tradition (FPMT). Lama Zopa Rinpoche of the FPMT gave the okay to Geshe Losang Jampa to move from the Milarepa Center in Vermont to Boston in order to reach a... Read more about Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Valley Zendo

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 413-339-4000
Email: eishinbeantown@yahoo.com
Website: http://valleyzendo.org/home.htm
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New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 508-839-5038
Email: information@nebvmc.org
Website: http://www.nebvmc.org
[flickr_set id="72157621939129718"] History A small group of Sri Lankans and Venerable Aluthgama Dhammajothi, (under the guidance of Venerable Kurunegoda Piyatissa of the New York Buddhist Vihara in Queens), first established the New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center (NEBV & MC) on November 22, 2003 at a residence in Northboro... Read more about New England Buddhist Vihara and Meditation Center

Won Buddhism of Boston

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 6179242400
Email: wonbuddhismboston@gmail.com
Website: www.boston.wonbuddhism.org
[flickr_set id="72157621814583927"] History In July of 2001, Reverend Hyunoh Kim traveled to Boston with the intent of establishing a Won-Buddhist temple in the greater Boston area. Initially Reverend Kim held meditation and dharma teachings in her small apartment, gathering Won-Buddhist students from the... Read more about Won Buddhism of Boston

Samantabhadra Pho Hien Buddhist Center

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

Phone: 781-848-7519
[flickr_set id="72157621939151270"] History Venerable Thich Thien Hue was ordained in Vietnam in 1965. After immigrating to the United States in 1989, he founded his first Vietnamese Buddhist center in Boise, Idaho. Moving to Massachusetts, he opened a second temple in Worcester. Samantabhadra/Pho Hien is the third center Venerable Hue founded in 2001. The center, located in a former nursing home, was renovated by volunteers... Read more about Samantabhadra Pho Hien Buddhist Center

Concord Tibetan Buddhist Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2014.

Contact Information

Address: First Parish Church, 20 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742
Email: lobsangphuntsok@yahoo.com
Website: http://sanghatues.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-happens-during-sangha-session.html http://www.jhamtseinternational.org/index.php?action=7.1

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Wat Boston Buddha Vararam

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Phone: 781-271-0989
Email: watboston1998@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.watboston.org
History The Boston Buddha Vararam Temple was established on February 2, 1998 with the support of many Thai people in the Boston area and the direction of Phrakhra Kittivorakhun, a well-known leader in the Dhammayut order. Its first location was at 523 Pleasant Street, a three story home on a half-acre of land in residential Malden,... Read more about Wat Boston Buddha Vararam

Golden Lotus Society

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

Contact Information

Address: 37R Union Street, Holbrook, MA 02343

Attack On a Vietnam Monastery

August 4, 2009

Author: Krassimira Twigg

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8168200.stm

A recent attack on a monastery practising a non-traditional brand of Buddhism is just one of a number of incidents that has raised concerns about curbs on religious freedom in Vietnam. The BBC's Krassimira Twigg looks at the events at Bat Nha monastery.

On 29 June, a group of vigilantes tried to evict the monks and nuns living at the Bat Nha...

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