In December, the Lao Buddhist Temple of Colorado in Westminster was destroyed in a fire. A report on how their sangha has fared since.
Tynette Deveaux, editor of Buddhadharma, profiles the Chan Meditation Center in Queens, NY, founded by Chan Master Sheng Yen.
A report of Namgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies’ new residential monastery, by Mary Gilliland.
Tara Mandala is a Tibetan Buddhist Retreat Center founded by Lama Tsültrim Allione and located in southwestern Colorado.
Thrangu Rinpoche speaks about the importance of building and supporting sacred Buddhist centers and shrines.
Brother Phap Lai of Plum Village sends this urgent message dated Dec. 9, 2009, concerning the conflict involving the monastics from Bat Nha.
How Practice Centers Are Dealing With the Recession: A panel discussion with Bob Agoglia, Jon Barbieri, Evan Kavanagh and Susan O’Connell.
“Many of [Japan’s] approximately 75,000 temples are facing the biggest crisis in their history,” reports IPS, because no one is going to them.
Profile of the Mount Baldy Zen Center.
Varieties of meditational experiences by Don Morreale, Michael Stroud, Sandy Boucher, Roger Guest, Joel Weishaus and Erik Storlie.