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Awakening Vajra International

Address: 3888 Balcom Road   San Jose 95148
Tradition: Vajrayana, Choden Lineage
Affiliation: Gelug
Phone: 414 704 6778
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Teacher: Geshe Kunsang  
Main Contact: Jeff Seipel  Email  
Spiritual Director: Geshe Gyalten Kungka  Email  
Notes and Events:

The main import of AVI is to preserve the integrity and propagate the Buddhadharma in the Tibetan Gelupa tradition. And to preserve the legacy of H.E. Choden Rinpoche. June 4-5 we will offer the Yamantaka Initiation. From June 6-12 there will b the complete teachings on the Six Yogas of Naropa.

Awakening Valley Sangha

Address: 936 E 450 N   Provo UT 84606
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hahn
Affiliation: Unified Buddhist Church
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Notes and Events:

We hold weekly mindfulness meditation meetings every Sunday from 1:30 to 3:00pm. All are welcome.

Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute

Address: 3400 E Speedway Blvd Tucson AZ 85716   Tucson AZ 85716
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Buddhism, Rime/Nyingma
Phone: 520-622-8460
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Teacher: Yogi Acharya Lama Gursam  
Main Contact: Jane Stanley  Email  (Phone: 520-622-8460)
Teacher: Khenpo Drimed Dawa  
Spiritual Director: Khenchen Paljea Dorjee Rinpoche  
Teacher: HE Jigme Lodro Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute is a rime/Nyingma oriented center with weekly meditation sessions, online and local classes, Dharma teachings, and special events that coincide with the Tibetan Buddhist calendar. Please visit our website at for additional information. You may sign up for our monthly newsletter and other announcements.

Bangla-America Buddhist Fellowship (Sambodhi Vihara)

Address: 1346 Elm Avenue   Long Beach CA CA 90813
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB)
Phone: (562) 394-3739
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Main Contact: Ven. Dr. Lokananda C. Bhikkhu  
Teacher: Ven. Dr. Lokananda C. Bhikkhu  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Dr. Lokananda C. Bhikkhu  Email  (Phone: (562) 394-3739)
Notes and Events:


1) Bangla-America Buddhist Fellowship (Sambodhi Vihara)

2) BABF-Sambodhi Vihar

BAO- Buddhist Association of Oklahoma

Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Main Contact: Maurice Hoover  Email  
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The mission of the Buddhist Association of Oklahoma is to support Buddhist teachings and community. We foster a network of friendship and support among individual Buddhist groups and Buddhists from all traditions. We promote communication among Buddhists and with the larger community. We assist members with the sponsoring of activities of interest and benefit to Buddhists within the state of Oklahoma and outlying areas.

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Address: 149 Lockwood Road, Barre, MA 01005   MA
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Insight Meditation Society (IMS)
Phone: 978-355-2347
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Contact: Mu Soeng  
Notes and Events:

The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies offers the integration of study and practice in exploring the many streams of teaching and expression that flow from the sources of early Buddhism.

Our onsite and online programs combine contemplative and relational elements supportive of personal transformation. As an inclusive community, we welcome all interested in Buddhist inquiry as a way of developing wisdom and compassion for the benefit of all beings.

Bay Area Community of Mindful Living

Address:   Bay City MI 48708
Tradition: Mahayana, Thich Nhat Hanh
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Main Contact: Brian McLuckie  Email  
Notes and Events:

We practice in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

We meet every Tuesday night at 8:15pm at

Populace Coffee, 1003 Washington Ave., Bay City, Michigan  48708

Beginner's Mind Zen Meditation Ctr.

Address: 590 S. Braddock Ave.   Pittsburgh PA 15221
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: 412-527-7100
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Main Contact: Donald Drolet  Email  (Phone: 412-527-7100)
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We are a Buddhist meditation group that offers a weekly meditation in the Ch'an Buddhist format. Our weekly service begins with a short set of Qigong, a period of sitting, a walking meditation, a 2nd period of sitting, a sutra chanting service and is then followed by a general discussion on Buddhism and meditation. All faiths are welcome. Thought the format is Buddhist in nature, we have many attendees of various other faiths that find benefit from the group meditation experience.

Beginners Mind Zen Center

Address: 9325 Lasaine Avenue   Northridge CA 91325
Tradition: Mahayana, Japanese Soto Zen
Affiliation: San Francisco Zen Center
Phone: (818) 349-7708
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Teacher: Jane Schneider  
Spiritual Director: Peter Schneider  Email  
Notes and Events:

On Saturday mornings, we offer meditation instruction from 9:30am - 10:30am (suggested donation $10).  If you are new to meditation, or to Zen practice, the meditation instruction sessions are a good place to start and a great opportunity to get individualized instruction.  And, after meditation instruction on Saturday morning, you are also welcome to stay for the regular Saturday practice: Saturday, 10:30am – 12pm (two 30-minute periods of meditation with a 10-minute period of walking meditation in between, followed by a short Zen Buddhist service; during the second period of meditation, we usually have a Dharma talk).  Afterward, many of us stay and enjoy a vegetarian lunch together.

Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 7:30am (40-minute meditation, followed by a short Buddhist service). Tuesday & Thursday, 7:30pm – 8:10pm (40-minute meditation). Friday, 7:30pm – 9:00pm (30-minute meditation, followed by a book/reading study group and discussion).

Beginners Mind Zen Center

Address: 9325 Lasaine Avenue Northridge, CA 91325 USA   suburb of Los Angeles 91325
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Soto Zen as transmitted by Sunryu Suzuki
Phone: 818-349-7708
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Ino: David  Email  (Phone: 818-349-7708)
Tenzo: Jon  Email  (Phone: 818-349-7708)
Main Contact: Jane and Peter Schneider  Email  (Phone: 818-349-7708)
Teacher: Yozen Peter Schneider/Myokaku Jane Schneider  
Spiritual Director: Myokaku Jane Schneider and Yozen Peter Schneider  Email  (Phone: 818-349-7708)
Notes and Events:

Our teachers, Peter and Jane, are direct disciples of Sunryu Suzuki, Roshi, and have studied in Japan for twenty-five years.Our zendo reflects that focus.

In addition to our meetings, members and guests communicate online via 

Beginners as well as masters are encouraged to attend. 

Belmont Buddhist Community

Address:   St. Clairsville OH 43950
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
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Notes and Events:

Belmont Buddhist Community (BBC) is a lay-led, non-sectarian Buddhist organization serving followers of the Buddhadharma in Belmont County, Ohio and surrounding communities

The mission of the group is to:

  • Come together for meditation practice
  • Provide mutual support in the study of Buddhism
  • Cooperate in traveling to retreats outside the local area

BBC is lay-led by necessity, while recognizing the value of contact with a teacher and encouraging its members to take advantage of opportunities to work with teachers at retreats and other venues.

BBC is non-sectarian by choice, recognizing and striving to learn from the wisdom of all Buddhist traditions and lineages, but at the same time resisting the temptation of cafeteria Buddhism — picking and choosing the superficial and easy aspect of a tradition but resisting the deep and effortful aspects that are necessary for spiritual growth.

The goal of Belmont Buddhist Community is to encourage spiritual growth and development on the Buddha’s path in its members, for their own benefit and for the benefit of all sentient beings.


Address: 421 Stonehaven Dr., #106   Ames IA 50010-6791
Tradition: Mahayana, Linji Chan, Pure Land, Vinaya
Affiliation: Calm Clarity Temple
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Hongyang  Email  
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Bhikshuni contact in Iowa.  Ven. Hongyang is the only residing Bhikshuni in Iowa. If you have any questions about Buddhism, its practice or want to study it you may contact her directly.
If you wish to invite her to give a dharma talk at your church, charity, center, or community event make sure you contact her early enough to set a schedule.
She is currently translating the Taisho Edition of the Mahayana Chinese Tripitaka from Chinese to English and will always welcome your emails, calls and visits.  

Conversations in English work better for making exact arrangements for hospice, hospital, funeral and scheduling appointments for counselling, meditation classes or workshops, services and traditional Buddhist services. Services are offered in Chinese and English with instruction in English.
Current project for a permanent location for Calm Clarity Temple.  See also.   Sangha Walks is the main website   Buddhafolk is the original blog.

Bird and Bell Mediation Group

Address: 3005 Thomes Avenue   Cheyenne, WY 82001
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne
Phone: 307-421-5098
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Main Contact: Gene Heater  Email  (Phone: 307-421-5098)
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Provides an equipped meditation room with regularly scheduled periods of silent meditation.

Primarily Buddhist but meditators of all traditions are welcome to join us.

Call or email for schedule.

Black Mountain Zen

Address: 8787 E. Pinnacle Peak Road Suite 206   Scottsdale AZ 85262
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: White Plum Sangha, Yokoji-Zen Mountain Center
Phone: 480-586 5149 or 480-433-3198
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Venue: 8787 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.   

A peer-led sitting group that meets Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00;
a simple service is held that includes two periods of meditation; meditation instruction given; all are welcome.Yoga+ is on the SW corner of Pima and Pinnacle Peak; parking and access to the second level are behind the building. 

Blooming Lotus Sangha

Address:   Silver City NM 88061
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: In the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
Phone: 575-313-7417
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Main Contact: George  Email  (Phone: 575-313-7417)
Notes and Events:

We are a community that supports the practice of Mindful Living as offered by Zen Master Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh.

(July 2014) Saturdays, 12:45 P.M., First Church of Harmony, 609 Arizona (the white church on corner of 7th street), Silver City, NM

Blue Cliff Monastery

Address: 3 Mindfulness Road  Pine Bush NY 12566
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Thich Nhat Hanh, Engaged Zen Buddhism
Phone: 845-733-4959
Fax: 845-733-4300
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
Notes and Events:

Blue Cliff Monastery set in the lush green Hudson Valley of New York was established in May 2007 and is an extension of Plum Village meditation center in France, founded by the Venerable teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. uring your stay at the Blue Cliff Monastery, we invite you to practice and learn the art of mindful living. Since the teachings emphasize practicing with the Sangha in order to enjoy its collective energy, retreatants are encouraged to participate fully in all scheduled activities. Retreatants are invited to help in communal activities, such as preparing meals, general cleaning, washing dishes etc. as a way of co Twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays we hold our Days of Mindfulness which include listening to a teaching and the practices of walking meditation, formal lunch, and sharings in small groups. We also have special annual retreats such as a summer family retreat, teens retreat, people of color retreat, creativity and meditation retreat, Christmas and new year holiday retreat and a traditional three month winter retreat.

Blue Lotus Dharma Center

Address: 7921 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Clayton, MO, 63105   MO 63117
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Center for American Buddhist Practice
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Main Contact: Shaul Hirschmann  Email  (Phone: 314.614.7370)
Notes and Events:

The Blue Lotus Dharma Center (BLDC) is operated by the Center for American Buddhist Practice. The BLDC approaches the Teachings of the Buddha in a two-fold way: First is to present the teachings in a very pragmatic way specifically for the American community without abandoning traditional Buddhist ceremonies; Secondly we offer traditional ceremonies that are free from any one specific culture and still strongly promote the true essence, proper conduct and requirements of those ceremonies.

The BLDC supports all reasonable Buddhist traditions and offers an environment where practitioners from any tradition/lineage can come and practice. This is not meant to be a replacement for those that are members of specific lineages or orders, but rather a “home away from home” for those that may not have a center or temple near by. For others, due to the approach to the Buddha Dharma that the BLDC offers, this is home. Either way, everyone is welcome.

One of the ways the BLDC looks to support all Buddhist traditions and the community of practitioners as a whole is by seeking to invite as many qualified teachers from the various schools and traditions to come and give teachings, empowerments or talks. The intent is to not only provide insight and education but to also promote a sense of unity between the various traditions, developing insight, knowledge and deeper awareness within a safe and open-minded community.

Join Us for Year-Round, Traditional Non-Sectarian Buddhist Services and Classes in English. And New!
Private Special Blessings Services
Upon Request

Sundays: 10 -11:30 am Newcomers to
Buddhism Welcome!
Plus Three Weekly Classes on
Buddhism for Beginners to Bodhisattvas

We\'ve moved to 7921 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Clayton, MO, 63105 (between Central and Meramac)! All services and classes have resumed (see Home and Schedule page for specifics).

Blue Lotus Dharma Center

Address: 3463 Itaska St #1f   St. Louis 63111
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Non Sectarian Mahayana
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Spiritual Director: Lama Ch  
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Mahayana service every Sunday from 10:00 - 11:30

Beginner's class every 1st and 3rd Sunday.

Blue Mountain Zendo

Address: Temple - 857 Constitution Drive Allentown, PA 18015   Allentown PA 18015
Tradition: Mahayana, Rinzai/Lam Te Zen
Affiliation: Independant American Rinzai
Phone: 610-760-3033
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Contact: Jisha  (Phone: 610-760-3033)
Teacher: Rev. Joriki Dat Baker  
Notes and Events:

Those who are new to Zen Practice should arrive fifteen minutes early for basic meditation instructions. Blue Mountain Zendo does offer cushion sets; however, it is a good idea to obtain a personal set if possible. Having your own set will allow you the opportunity to sit both with the sangha (group) as well as alone when at home or work. Also to note, if you cannot sit on the floor due to a medical condition, chairs are an option. If done correctly, sitting in a chair is no different than sitting on the floor. An offering for the temple is traditional for those visiting for the first time. This offering is symbolic of the “open” and “giving” nature of the new student and his/her recognition of the value of the teachings.

During Zazenkai (Extended Zen Service) the han is struck for the first time to start the beginning of the service. The ino then announces the first chant and the service begins. We chant in both Japanese, Pali and English to show respect to Zens roots and lineage. After the last chant, kinhin or walking meditation begins which will continue at various times during the service. The bell is struck and the sangha sits down to begin zazen (seated meditation) practice. During Zazen we become and remain still throughout the round while watching our breath or answering our Koan. Our eyes become half closed and focused downward on the floor in front of us to avoid distractions. The bell is struck (dink) after 25 minutes and to allow new students the option to stand up and face the wall or adjust their posture. The bell is struck once again after 10 minutes, informing those who are standing to please be seated. The final bell struck is at the 60 minute mark to signal the cessation of the sitting round. The sangha then does walking meditation or Kin-hin which will last for fifteen minutes. When kinhin is completed, the sangha once again is seated. To conclude, Rev. Joriki Dat Baker will then give a Dharma Talk and the service is closed with chanting. After the close of the service, tea and sweets are served in the kitchen; during this time, questions or comments may be posed in a relaxed atmosphere.

On the second Sunday of  each month, Dokusan will replace the Dharma Talk. Dokusan is the private meeting between the zendo’s teacher and its students. Dokusan is a formal meeting and idle talk is inappropriate.

Blue Ocean Sangha

Address: 736 6th Street   Miami Beach FL 33139
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh\\'s Order of Interbeing
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
Notes and Events:

The Blue Ocean Sangha is a lay Buddhist community that practices mindfulness by following the teachings of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. We provide a resource for study and practice of socially "Engaged Buddhism."

We meet every Sunday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. for sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma teaching and discussion at the Miami Life Center in South Beach (metered parking available). Although blankets and chairs are provided, feel free to bring your preferred sitting meditation arrangement.

We look forward to having you practice with us. Everyone is welcome! 

Blue Ridge Meditation

Address: 24 Arlington Street.  Asheville NC
Tradition: Theravada, Insight Meditation
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Teacher: Vincent Horn & Emily Horn  
Spiritual Director: =  
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Blue Ridge Meditation is an urban practice center located in Asheville, North Carolina. We offer groups, classes, and workshops that provide a space to explore, awaken, and heal.

Blue River Bhavana

Address: Pilgrim Chapel 3801 Gilham Road.   Kansas City, Mo. MO 64111
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: MidAmerica Dharma
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Main Contact: Mike McFarland  Email  (Phone: 816-679-7170)
Notes and Events:

Meditation practice and discussion at 6:30 PM on Sundays.

Bluewater Community of Mindful Living

Address: 2713 Hancock Street   Port Huron MI 48060
Tradition: Mahayana, Thich Nhat Hanh
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
Phone: 810-982-4597
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Notes and Events:

Meets the second and fourth Sunday of each month at Studio 1219 in downtown

Port Huron and every Tuesday in Marysville. See website for details.

Bo Kwang Zen Center

Address: 4011 Juniata   Saint Louis MO 63116
Tradition: Mahayana, Korean Zen
Affiliation: Taego Order
Phone: 3144200961
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Hae Won Sunim  Email  (Phone: 3144200961)
Main Contact: Ven. Hae Won Sunim  Email  (Phone: 3144200961)
Notes and Events:

Bo Kwang Zen Center was formed to teach and propagate Zen Buddhism in the west.   Zen Buddhism, with its emphasis on meditation, is a way of cultivating compassion and wisdom through radical acceptance of what is. Meditation becomes an awareness and mindfulness of all that is, moment-to-moment and an appreciation of life in all its manifestations.

Although individuals are encouraged to become members and deepen their spiritual practice with others of this sangha under the direction of the Temple Monk, people of all faith traditions are invited to gather with us as we seek to foster greater communion and understanding among all beings. 

Retreats, workshops and classes will be offered as determined by need and interest.

We are affiliated with the Korean Buddhist Taego order; one of the largest Zen orders in the world.  We are also members of the International Mook Rim Society, a liberal Buddhist movement that strives for social justice and inter religious dialogue. 

Bodhi House

Address: 4846 Johnson Point Rd  Olympia WA 98516
Tradition: Vajrayana, Nyingma Tibetan
Phone: 360-459-1967
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teacher: Ani Tsering Chodron  Email  (Phone: 360-459-1967)
teacher: Lama Dechen Yeshe Wangmo  Email  (Phone: 360-459-1967)
Main Contact: laurie brown  Email  (Phone: 360-459-1967)
Notes and Events:

Regular pracitce groups meet Sunday and Wednesday:

Sunday   9:30 a.m.    Longchen Nyingthig Ngondro/tsok  allow for 1 1/2 hours

Sunday 11:15 a.m.    Dakini Heart Essence (Yeshe Tsogyal) puja and tsok  allow for 1 hour

Wednesday   5:00 p.m.   Shower of Blessings puja - based on the 7-line prayer to Guru Rinpoche.  Allow a generous hour.

25th day of the lunar month.  Dakini Day tsok with Dakini Heart Essence saddhana. Please bring a finger food for the tsok. Allow for 2 hours.

4th Wednesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. a small group meets for book discussion. Currently we are reading Prajnaparamita; Mother of all the Buddhas, by Lex Hixon.

4th Sunday of the month at 3:30 p.m.  South Sound Buddhist Peace Fellowship monthly meeting.

Please check our web site or sign up for e-news to get current information on programs and teachings.

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