Resources from pluralism.org
- Directory of Religious Centers
- Profiles of Religious Centers
- Research Reports
- Religious Diversity Newsfeed: Buddhism
- International News
- Bibliography and Selected Links
- World Religions in Greater Boston
- Bibliography – Asian American Buddhism [PDF]
- Bibliography – Racial Diversity in Buddhism [PDF]
- Bibliography – Women in Buddhism [PDF]
- Buddhism in Madison, WI
- Buddhism in North Carolina
- Buddhism in Orange County, CA
- Buddhism in Richmond, VA
- Buddhism in Western North Carolina
- Buddhist Chicago Project
- Buddhist in Alabama and Mississippi
- Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim Communities in New Orleans
- Chinese and Sino-Southeast Asian Daoist and Buddho-Daoist Temples in CA
- Slide Show – Buddhism on the Gulf Coast
- Slide Show – Buddhist Centers in Madison, WI
- Slide Show – From Lynn to Lhasa
- Slide Show – Shambhala Mountain Center
- Slide Show – Tibetan Nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil Nunnery
- Soka Gakkai in America
- The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya at Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado
- Tibetan Buddhists and Shi’ite Muslims in the Twin Cities
- Vietnamese Buddhism in CA
- Women in Buddhism in the U.S.
- Zen in Hawai’i
Access to Insight
Extensive online resources related to Theravada Buddhism.
American Buddhist Congress
Brings together Buddhists across traditions, denominations and ethnic backgrounds.
Website under construction (temporary site: www.urbandharma.org/ratana/ratana1/abc.html)
Envisioned as an “online cyber sangha,” this site includes an audio library, BuddhaZine, and an international directory of Buddhist centers.
Buddha’s Light International Association
The world headquarters of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist organization, based in Hacienda Heights, California.
Buddhist Churches of America
Shin Buddhist organization, with administrative headquarters in San Francisco; site includes a photo gallery of churches and temples, and the Wheel of Dharma newsletter.
Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Founded in 1978 to “bring a Buddhist perspective to the peace movement and to bring the peace movement to the Buddhist community.” They publish the quarterly journal Turning Wheel.
Ch’an Meditation Center/The Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association
Information on Ch’an meditation as taught by the Venerable Master Sheng-yen.
The educational arm of the Mountains and Rivers Order, founded by Zen Master John Daido Loori, offers a range of print and multimedia resources including “Cybermonastery.”
Collection of resources for study and practice of Buddhism.
Dharma Rain Zen Center
This Portland, Oregon center publishes StillPoint, a newsletter with articles on various aspects of the Zen tradition.
Dharma Realm Buddhist Association
Founded by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua, the Association includes the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, a multi-ethnic Buddhist community north of San Francisco.
Web site of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Massachusetts-based organizations teaching vipassana meditation.
“Buddhism for the West,” growing out of the Tibetan Nyingma Lineage.
Insight Meditation Society
Buddhist retreat center in Central Massachusetts.
Institute of Buddhist Studies
The Institute offers a M.A. in Buddhist Studies and trains ministers for the Buddhist Churches of America; affiliated with the Graduate Theological Union.
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD)
Located in Woodstock, New York, KTD is the North American seat of the head of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism, His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa.
Kwan Um School of Zen
An international network of Zen centers, with an International Head Temple located in Rhode Island; publishes the journal Primary Point.
Located in Boulder, Colorado, Naropa was envisioned by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche as “a university that would combine contemplative studies with traditional Western scholastic and artistic disciplines.”
An international association of Buddhist women; holds annual meetings and maintains an extensive list of women teachers of diverse Buddhist lineages.
Sangha Council of Southern California
Mission includes “greater communication, understanding and cooperation among Buddhist groups in Southern California.”
Website featuring materials on Shambala, the primarily Tibetan tradition, with Zen and Theravada influences, which emphasizes meditation in everyday life.
A bi-monthly magazine founded by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (1940-1987).
The Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies
The “coordinating body supporting activities related to the comparative study of, and the practical interaction between, Buddhism and Christianity.”
Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
An international Buddhist network promoting peace through “engaged Buddhism.”
Tricycle: The Buddhist Review
A quarterly magazine “dedicated to exploring the full range of Buddhist activity and its impact on Western Life.”
Tzu Chi Foundation
An international relief organization established in Taiwan in 1966; the U.S. headquarters and Free Clinic are located in the Los Angeles area.
Urban Dharma: Buddhism in America
A collection of original articles, essays and photos on Buddhism “by a variety of authors in a multi-yana way.”
Won Institute of Graduate Studies
A center for graduate-level studies in Buddhism and applied meditation, located outside of Philadelphia.
Ethnic Buddhist Temple Directories:
America Burma Buddhist Association
Chua Vietnam: Vietnamese Buddhist Temples
Directory of Lao Buddhist Temples Outside Laos