Buddhist Centers in Boston

Sanghikaram Wat Khmer

This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Address: 109-110 Chestnut Street, Lynn, MA 01902
Phone: 781-581-7266

History: With more than 4,000 Cambodians, Lynn is a North Shore center for the region's Cambodian community. Many came to Lynn between 1975 and 1979 and in the early 1980s. In 1984, the newly-arrived residents began to raise money for a temple, a...

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Soka Gakkai International-New England

This data was last updated on 1 August 2018.

Address: 303 Boylston St, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
Phone: (617) 264-2000
Website: https://www.sgi-usa.org

History: Soka Gakkai International ("International Value-Creation Society," or SGI) is the largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organization in the world with more than 12 million members in 190 countries and territories worldwide. Following the teachings of Nichiren...

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Universal Buddhist Congregation (Giao Hoi Phat Giao Dai Chung)

This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Address: 81-83 Marion Street, Boston, MA 02128
Phone: 617-569-1208

Description: The Universal Buddhist Congregation (UBC), which meets in East Boston, was started in 1985 by Rev. Thich Giac Duc, who is the spiritual leader of the community. The extended community consists of between 2,000 and 3,000 people, with 50 attending services on an average day. Young people are a focus of this community, and it is not unusual for half of those gathered to be children and...

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Vietnamese Buddhist Association and Temple Vietnam

This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Address: 68 Bradeen Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
Phone: 617-325-9521

History:  Temple Vietnam was founded in 1986 when a group of 25-30 Vietnamese people from the Boston area met weekly for prayer in one another's homes. It opened at its present site in 1991 and maintains ties with other Vietnamese temples in the state and with the international Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Although the temple does not have a resident monk, the spiritual leader...

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Wat Boston Buddha Vararam

This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

Address: 125 North Road, Bedford, MA 01730
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....

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Wat Ratanarangsi and Revere Buddhist Community Inc.

This data was last updated on 13 August 2018.

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.

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