Religious Center

Darkwood and PanGaea Sanctuary

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Contact Information

Email: pangaeasanctuary@aol.com, lordofdarkwood@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.pangaeasanctuary.org/darkwood/index.html

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Description

According to the description published on the Darkwood of PanGaea web site, the PanGaea Sanctuary is “an open Fellowship where paganfolk, heathenfolk, etc., are welcome to come together in...
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Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 March 2013.

Phone: 706-733-7939
Email: office@uucsra.org
Website: http://www.uucsra.org/
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Description

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta is one of approximately twenty Unitarian Universalist (UU) centers in the state of Georgia, and the only one in Augusta. UUs emphasize “spiritual freedom, enlightened reason, broad and tolerant sympathy, upright character, and unselfish service” as the... Read more about Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta

Guru Singh Sabha Augusta

Information about this center is no longer updated.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

Phone: 706-863-7391
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Description

Guru Singh Sabha is one of two Sikh Gurdwaras in Augusta, Georgia. Sikhism originated in 15th century India. Although it shares some common roots with Hinduism, it is a distinct monotheistic belief system centering around the teachings of the Ten Gurus, which are recorded and embodied in the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh sacred text....
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Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Augusta

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 706-863-9498
History
In the 1910s, an African American Baha’i convert named Louis Gregory traveled all over the South giving speeches on the faith. Gregory, originally from Charleston, South Carolina, was well educated and eloquent; he had graduated from law school at Howard University and was a practicing attorney when he became interested in Baha’i teachings....
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Won Buddhist Meditation Center of Richmond

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 April 2018.

Phone: 804-778-4779
Email: richmond-rva@wonbuddhism.org
Website: http://richmond-va.wonbuddhism.org/
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History

Won Buddhist Meditation Center of Richmond is the only representative of this tradition in Virginia. It was founded in 1999 by Rev. Cindy Chang, who moved in July 2002. The temple was vacant for six months, until the current abbot, Rev. Insun...
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SGI-USA Richmond Chapter

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 October 2006.

Phone: 804-644-0678
Email: info@sgi-richmond.org
Website: http://www.sgi-richmond.org
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History

Members of Soka Gakkai began meeting in the Richmond area during the 1960s. By 1972 there were enough people and organization to formally found a Chapter-level group. The Chapter serves as an umbrella for the seven Districts in the area: Midlothian,...
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Mindfulness Practice Center of Durham

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 January 2005.

Phone: 919-667-0965
Email: budrl@earthlink.net
Website: http://www.meditation-durham.org

History

The Mindfulness Practice Center of Durham was founded in late 2002. It grew out of the work of Mindfulness Based Stress Relief teacher Bud Reiter-Lavery, evolving to become a fully fledged Buddhist group practicing in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.
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Chrysalis Meditation Practice Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 6 June 2013.

Phone: 804-359-0384
Website: http://www.thechrysalisgroup.com
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History

The Chrysalis Group is an eclectic spiritual community founded in 1994. Activities range broadly but tend to have a connection to the New Age and healing movements. In 2001 a Vipassana meditation group was started as a regular Chrysalis activity, and the small group that has coalesced around this Buddhist practice continues to meet...

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Richmond Dzogchen Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 6 June 2013.

Phone: 804-226-9555

History:

The Richmond Dzogchen Group began holding public meetings in 2004. It includes some members of a previous Bon group that practiced in Richmond several years ago, as well as newcomers. Bon is not always included under the label of Buddhism. It is usually perceived as a mixture of early Tibetan shamanistic elements and late Indian Buddhism. The members of the Richmond Dzogchen Group understand themselves to be Buddhists...

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Richmond Vipassana Group

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 24 August 2004.

Phone: 804-359-2919
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History

The Richmond Vipassana Group meets in the home of a member of the Chrysalis Group, a local New Age and spirituality gathering place. In 2001, after members of Chrysalis received instruction on Vipassana meditation, several began sitting weekly at the home of Cecelia Lewis. The group has grown slowly ever since then.
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