Buddhism

Boston Shambhala Meditation Center

This data was last updated on 5 June 2018.

Address: 646 Brookline Ave, Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: 617-734-1498
Email: info@shambhalaboston.org
Website: http://www.shambhalaboston.org/

History: Founded in 1971 by the Vidyadhara, the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the Boston Shambhala Meditation Center is a member of Shambhala International/USA. Responsible for the formation of Shambhala centers throughout the United...

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Buddhism Is Fastest-Growing Religion In English Jails Over Past Decade

August 5, 2009

Author: Martin Beckford

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Telegraph

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=3,8425,0,0,1,0

Although adherents to the Eastern faith believe in peace and the sanctity of life, almost all of the Buddhists behind bars in this country are serving lengthy sentences for serious crimes such as violence and sex offences.

Some jails and secure hospitals including Broadmoor have opened shrines...

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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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Chua Luc Hoa Boston Buddhist Culture Center

This data was last updated on 3 July 2018.

Address: 7 Greenwood Park, Dorchester, MA 02122
Phone: 617-436-6084
Email: vcamtran@yahoo.com

History: Bao Truong serves as the spiritual director of the center. Although Bao is not trained as a monk, he lived in a temple in Vietnam from age 3 to age 20. Shortly after arriving in the United States, Bao began organizing this temple under the guidance of Thic Guiac Duc -- a Vietnamese monk, Professor at UMass Boston, and President of...

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