New Religious Movements

Divine Therapy

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 804-257-5573
Email: divinetherapy@ymail.com
Website: http://www.divinetherapy.net/
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Embracing the Love Of Amma, 'the Hugging Saint'

June 18, 2010

Author: Kurt Streeter

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/me-amma-20100618,0,6096819.story

Globalization is good and necessary, whispers the guru, her arms circling yet another stranger, her words translated into English by an attendee. "But at the same time, families are disintegrating, people are becoming isolated islands, there is no communication… there is no love."

So says Amma, the Indian-...

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1999 Nov 18

Symposium on Civil Society and Multireligious America

Thu Nov 18 (All day) to Sat Nov 20 (All day)

Location: 

12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
In 1999, the Pluralism Project hosted two groundbreaking consultations on multireligious America, where for the first time, activists and representatives of diverse advocacy groups shared a common table. The second of these two meetings was a“Symposium on Civil Society and Multireligious America," which took a broad look at the issues of civil society. This event included a panel on public and private schools, and involved representatives from the White House, the Armed Forces Chaplains Board along with Pluralism Project affiliates and advisors. [flickr_set id=72157622509133350]
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2000 Jun 26

NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers: “World Religions in America”

Mon Jun 26 (All day) to Fri Aug 4 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
In the past thirty years, the religious landscape of the United States has changed significantly, in part because of the 1965 immigration act and the new population of immigrants who have come to the U.S. from all over the world. Today there are Islamic centers and mosques, Hindu and Buddhist temples and meditation centers, and Sikh gurdwaras in virtually every major American city. And today the encounter between people of different religious and cultural traditions takes place not only in the international arena, but in our own cities and neighborhoods, schools and city councils. School... Read more about NEH Summer Seminar for School Teachers: “World Religions in America”

Brahma Kumaris Learning Center For Peace

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

Phone: 617-926-1230
Email: boston@us.brahmakumaris.org
Website: http://www.bkwsu.org/us/massachusetts/typea.2009-07-24.4761604988
Description The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) was founded in 1936 by Prajapita Brahma, and is today affiliated with the United Nations as a Non-Governmental Organization. BKWSU is the parent organization for some 2,000 centers world-wide, including the Brookline-based Brahma... Read more about Brahma Kumaris Learning Center For Peace

Boston Meditation Group of Self-Realization Fellowship

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 April 2013.

Phone: 781-894-9664
Email: info@bostonmeditationgroup.org
Website: http://www.bostonmeditationgroup.com/
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History

The Boston Meditation Group of Self-Realization is comprised of members and friends of the worldwide Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), which was founded in 1920 by spiritual leader Paramahansa Yogananda. Paramahansa Yogananda first...

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Sufi Order International of the Greater Boston Area (The Inayati Order of Greater Boston)

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

Phone: 617-522-0800
Email: SufiOrder@gardenlight.org
Website: http://www.gardenlight.org
Description The Sufi Order of Boston is a branch of the Sufi Order International which was founded by Hazrat Inayat Khan in 1910. It offers a universal approach to religious understanding and guided training in spiritual practice and growth. Describing Sufism, Hazrat Inayat Khan said, "Sufism is the religion of the heart, the religion... Read more about Sufi Order International of the Greater Boston Area (The Inayati Order of Greater Boston)

Ananda Marga

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 June 2014.

Phone: 323-734-7211

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