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Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Hosts Family Members and Survivors of Gun Violence | Buddhistdoor

August 30, 2019
In a first of its kind retreat, survivors of mass shootings and family members who lost loved ones joined together from 5–8 August in central Massachusetts for meditation, coping, and community. Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg and mindfulness instructor Shelly Tygielski led the retreat, hosted at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in the town of Barre. Source: Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Hosts Family Members and Survivors of Gun Violence |... Read more about Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Hosts Family Members and Survivors of Gun Violence | Buddhistdoor

Six Faiths: A rainbow of religions span spiritual spectrum

August 23, 2019

Tallahassee is much like other mid-size cities in the American South — it takes its religion seriously. Just under 50% of Tallahasseeans consider themselves religious and practice their faiths.

And in our city, there are many faiths to choose from. From established Christian traditions, including Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox and Evangelical practices to Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Bah’i and Judaism, there is a worship service available.

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Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New Home | Buddhistdoor

August 19, 2019
After months of at times tense deliberation, Buddhists in Toledo, Ohio, have been given permission to begin construction of a new temple. Toledo City Council voted 11:1 earlier this month to approve construction of a 750-square-meter facility in what is currently a purely residential neighborhood. Officials had delayed approval due to the concerns of neighborhood residents. Work clearing the way for the new temple has begun. Source: Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New... Read more about Ohio Zen Buddhist Temple Receives Green Light for New Home | Buddhistdoor

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