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Insight Meditation South Bay

Address:   Mountain View CA 94040
Tradition: Theravada
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Teacher: Shaila Catherine  
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Insight Meditation South Bay (IMSB) offers mindfulness-based meditation practices to support the development of ethical living (sila), meditation (samadhi), and wisdom (panna). Founded in 2006 by Shaila Catherine, IMSB offers weekly meditation groups, monthly day longs, lecture series, intensive retreats, and sutta study classes to encourage the cultivation of mindfulness, concentration, practical daily life wisdom, loving-kindness and compassion, and the deep meditative absorptions called jhanas. Programs are held at sites in the Silicon Valley and southern area of the San Francisco peninsula, primarily in Mountain View and Los Altos.

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International Buddhist Progress Society NC

Address: 2529 Prince Drive, Raleigh. NC 27606   Raleigh NC 27606
Tradition: Mahayana, Pure Land / Ch\\'an (Zen, Linchi)
Affiliation: Fo Guang Shan
Phone: (919) 816-9866
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Master Hsing Yun  
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    International Buddhist Progress Society NC\\\'s temple is an American branch of the Buddhist order, Fo Guang Shan (Buddha\\\'s Light Mountain). We seek to end suffering for all sentient beings with the practice of Mahayana (Chan and Pure Land) and Humanistic Buddhism. We achieve this goal through education, charity, cultural programs and Dharma propagation. Cultivating kindness, compassion, and wisdom, we reach out to ourselves, our community and society at large.

Objectives of Fo Guang Shan
To propagate Buddhist teachings through cultural activities
To foster talent through education
To benefit society through charitable programs
To purify human hearts and minds through Buddhist practice.

International Kadampa Retreat Center Grand Canyon

Address: 6701 E Mountain Ranch Road   Williams, Arizona 86046
Tradition: Mahayana, Kadampa
Affiliation: New Kadampa Tradition
Phone: 928-637-6232
Website: http:://
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Teacher: Gen-la Kelsang Jampa  
Main Contact: Michelle Gauthier  Email  (Phone: 928-637-6232)
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IKRC Grand Canyon is an international retreat center for meditation and modern Buddhism. Everyone is welcome to visit and enjoy the peaceful environment or join in any of our weekly classes, meditation courses and retreats offered throughout the year.

International Order of Buddhist Ministers

Address: 7833 Emerson Place, Rosemead, Ca 91770   Rosemead 91770
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Founded by Ven. Chao Chu, President , LABU
Phone: 626-280-1213
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Main Contact: Rev. Sean Thompson  Email  (Phone: 323-459-8524)
Teacher: Rev. Sam Haycraft  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Chao Chu  (Phone: 626-280-1213)
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“The mission of the International Order of Buddhist Ministers is to maintain a legitimate organization of dedicated lay Buddhists to encourage proficiency in learning and teaching the Buddha Dharma.”

Purpose: Secretary of state September 4, 2008 #3161948

Iowa Buddhist Vihara

Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: Minnesota Buddhist Vihara
Phone: (612) 522 1811
Spiritual Director: Witiyala Seewalie Thera  Email  (Phone: (612) 522 1811)
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The mission of the Iowa Buddhist Vihara is to share the Buddha\\\'s message of Peace and Happiness and help create peace and harmony within and ourselves and in the surrounding world.

Jangchub Gepel Ling

Address: 6834 E Culver Street   Mesa AZ 85207
Tradition: Vajrayana, Drikung Kagyu
Affiliation: Drikung Kagyu
Phone: 480-212-6747
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Spiritual Director: drupon Rinchen dorje  Email  (Phone: 480-212-6747)
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Jangchub Gepel Ling  Retreat Center is a non profit Buddhist Center 501(c)3 based in Concho, AZ under the spiritual guidance of Venerable Drupon Rinchen Dorjee.

Our monthly Buddhist teachings are held in East  Mesa, AZ

Contact Info

Drikung Kagyu Jangchub Gepel Ling of Mesa, AZ

6834 E Culver Street

Mesa, AZ 85207


Jefferson Tibetan Society

Address: P.O. Box 874 118 Olinda Dr.  Charlottesville VI 22902
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan
Affiliation: Drepung Loseling Monastery
Phone: 434-980-1752
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Teacher: Geshe Jampel Thardo  
Spiritual Director: Geshe Jampel Thardo  
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Geshe Jampel Thardo is a distinguished Lharampa Geshe (the highest level of learning in Buddhism) from Drepung Loseling Monastery.  Geshe-la, originally from Lhasa, Tibet, traveled to the United States in 1972 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to teach Buddhism.  He has been the resident Lama of the Jefferson Tibetan Society since 1983.  He has taught numerous Americans the precious Buddhist teachings of compassion, love and wisdom. He has also taught in New York, New Jersey, California and Hawaii among other locations.

Geshe-la exemplifies the ideal H.H. Dalai Lama emphasizes of living a life as a simple Buddhist monk.  His dedication to this ideal and profound pursuit of daily spiritual practice is a great inspiration to his students.  Geshe-la teaches each Wednesday evening, 7:30 to 9:00 pm a the Jefferson Tibetan Society Temple in Charlottesville.

Jeta Grove Meditation Community

Address: 317 Reisterstown Road   Reisterstown MD MD 21136
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing Thich Nhat Hanh
Phone: 410 429-4041
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Teacher: Michael Goodman  
Main Contact: Michael Goodman  Email  (Phone: 410 429-4041)
Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
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Michael is a Buddhist Chaplin, instructor, student and fellow traveller on the Path. 

For 30 years Michael has practiced, studied and gave instruction on a variety of meditation techniques.  Michael does not receive nor does he accept any financial compensation to share his practice.  Michael provides instruction freely, simply to help all beings to be free of suffering and at peace.

Jewel Heart Nebraska

Address: 3100 South 72 Street   Lincoln NE 68506
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Affiliation: Jewel Heart (Headquarters, Ann Arbor, MI)
Phone: (402) 467-2719
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Contact: Kent Porter  
Spiritual Director: Gelek Rinpoche  
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Concentrated and Analytic Meditation Teachings and Practice according to Buddhist Mahayana and Vajrayana Vehicles.   

Jewel Heart New York

Address: 260 West Broadway #1G New York, New York 10013 (Closest subways are the 1/9 to Franklin and A, C and E to Canal Street) (for information or to be added to our e mail list)   NY
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Affiliation: Jewel Heart
Phone: (212) 966-2807 for event details and schedules
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Spiritual Director: Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche  
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 DEEPENING AWARENESS - The Practice of Mindfulness Meditation

Becoming more aware of our thoughts, feelings and sensations through meditation opens the door to understanding the nature of our mind and how it creates our experience. This course is open to all, but is recommended to follow Creating Space: Clarity and Insight through Meditation. This course will be facilitated by Joan Hurley and Dimitri Ehrlich.

Jonang Foundation

Address: 182 Howard Street #206   San Francisco CA 94105
Tradition: Vajrayana, Jonang Tibetan Buddhist
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Executive Director: Michael R. Sheehy, Ph.D.  Email  
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Jonang Foundation is a non-profit organization and online educational resource that supports and promotes understanding of the Jonang Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

We host educational and cultural preservation projects in Tibet, and work with the living Jonang tradition around the world in order to facilitate greater conservation, translation, transmission, and revivification of this little-known lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Please visit our website ( for the latest updates on our projects and programs, and for information about the Jonang, zhentong, and the Kalachakra.

Joyful Dharma

Address: 205 Camino Alto, Suite 250   Mill Valley CA 94942
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: (415) 845-0084
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Teacher: Kathrina Kasha Peterson  
Contact: Kasha Peterson  
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Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 for silent sitting. If new to meditation, please come a little bit early for instructions. Meditation instructions on anapanasati, metta and vipassana will be given on individual basis. Bring cushion for sitting. Please call for other times.

Joyful Heart Sangha of MA

Address: 842 Tremont Street (First Parish Church)   Duxbury 02332
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Thich Nhat Hanh/Zen
Phone: 781-635-5906
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We are a welcoming spiritual community, practising in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  This is a path without dogma, and complementary to other spiritual and religious traditions.  Our focus is not on belief but is a way to leave peacefully in this world. We meet for sitting and walking meditation on Sunday nights at 5:00-6: 30 pm.  Please check our web page:

Juniper | Buddhist training for modern life

Address: 3923 Pepper Tree Ct.  Redwood City CA 94061
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 650 299-9333
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Juniper offers Buddhist training for modern life. Buddhist training is a rich and dynamic path for cultivating inner calm, clarity, and strength; for infusing our lives with compassion and joy; and for dramatically expanding our inner freedom and awareness. By carefully extracting the essence of Buddhist thought from the cultural wrapper in which we receive it, Juniper is making Buddhist training relevant and accessible in modern culture. We invite you to discover our work.

Just st Sit Zendo

Address: 2232 Woodcliff Ave SE   Grand Rapids MI 49546
Tradition: Mahayana, Katagiri
Affiliation: Soto Zen Buddhism
Phone: 712-216-3293
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Spiritual Director: Shuji Mintzmyer  (Phone: 712-216-3293)
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Japanese tradition, of Soto Zen Buddhism, led by Soto Priest in Katagiri's linage.  Small sangha, with an intimate setting.

Kī bhāvanā Buddhism

Address: Online Based   Atlanta GA 30260
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 4049558433
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Spiritual Director: Matthew Willis  Email  (Phone: 4049558433)
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"Kī bhāvanā Buddhism©", Spirit of Buddhism, is a new and interesting look on Buddhism created by C. Matthew Price on the foundation of The Four Noble Truths and other teachings of Buddha, Science and New Age philosophies of the Eastern and Western world ideals.

Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism

Address: 5412 Etta Burke Court   Raleign NC 27606
Tradition: Mahayana, FPMT - His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Affiliation: Tibetan Buddhist, part of the Foundation for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism (FPMT)
Phone: 919- 859-3433
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Teacher: Geshe Gelek  
Main Contact: Jill Marie  Email  (Phone: 919-849-3433)
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Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism was officially founded in 1991 by Don Brown to provide a place for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism following the lineage of Lama Yeshe and our current Spiritual Director Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche. The word "kadampa" refers to those who are able to see the Buddha's teachings as personal advice that applies immediately to their own lives.

We are a spiritual community committed to transforming the minds and lives of individuals and societies into the highest ideals of enlightened wisdom, compassion, and skilful action through the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa tradition. We are part of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), an international family of city and retreat centers, monasteries, publishing houses, hospices, and healing centers who share our purpose.

Under the guidance of our resident teacher, Geshe Gelek Chodha("Geshe-la"), we offer a full range of programs that cover all aspects of the Buddhist path. Kadampa Center is part of the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, famous for its emphasis upon deep understanding of Buddhist texts coupled with meditation practice. We host teachings by eminent Buddhist masters, offer courses for beginning and advanced students, and provide space for individual and group meditation. Here you will find the authentic teachings of the Buddha and a community supporting spiritual growth and practice.

All events at Kadampa Center are offered free of charge. Kadampa Center exists only through voluntary financial donations, as well as gifts of time, talent and energy.

Kadampa Meditation Center Bloomington

Address: 406 S Walnut Street   Bloomington IN 47401
Tradition: Vajrayana, Kadampa
Affiliation: NKT-IKBU
Phone: 812-318-1236
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Spiritual Director: Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong  
Teacher: Gen Kelsang Demo  
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Kadampa Meditation Center Bloomington is a 501c(3) non profit organization that offers weekly drop in classes, beginner meditation classes, day courses, meditation retreats and in-depth study programs.  Located in downtown Bloomington, just south of Smith on S Walnut street the Center also features a meditation room, bookstore and community area.

Kadampa Meditation Center CO

Address: 1336 Glenarm Place   Denver CO 80204
Tradition: Vajrayana, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Affiliation: New Kadampa Tradition
Phone: (303) 813 9551
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Contact: Kelsang Pagma  
Resident Teacher: Kadam Lucy James  
Teacher: Kadam Lucy James  
Spiritual Director: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
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Located downtown on Glenarm Place, just two blocks from the 16th St. Mall, and also in surrounding areas, including Cap Hill, we provide meditation classes and Buddhist teachings throughout Denver and Colorado for all levels of interest and experience. Whatever your background, we're here to help you find happiness from within.

Kadampa Meditation Center New Mexico

Address: 8701 Comanche NE  Albuquerque NM 87111
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, New Kadampa
Affiliation: New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Phone: (505) 292 5293
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Spiritual Director: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
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Kadampa Meditation Center New Mexico is a Western Buddhist Meditation Temple in Albuquerque. The Center provides meditation classes and teachings in New Mexico, including various locations in Albuquerque, as well as Los Lunas, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Gallup and East Mountains. Taught by Westerners, the meditation classes are very easy to understand and apply in our daily lives. The classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners.

Kadampa Meditation Center New York City

Address: 127 West 24th Street   New York NY 10011
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: (212) 924-6706
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Located in the heart of Chelsea, Kadampa Meditation Center provides meditation classes and teachings throughout NYC and the greater New York area, includingBrooklynQueensNew Jersey, Upper West and East Sides of Manhattan. The Kadampa Meditation Center, NYC (KMC-NYC) is part of the Kadampa Buddhist Meditation Centers world-wide.

Kadampa Meditation Center Texas

Address: 609 Truman Street.   Arlington TX 76011
Tradition: Vajrayana, New Kadampa Tradition/International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Phone: (817) 303-2700
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Education Program Coordinator: Eve Miller  Email  (Phone: 817-303-2700)
Main Contact: Kelsang Chogo  Email  (Phone: 817-303-2700)
Teacher: Gen Kelsang Jampa  
Spiritual Director: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
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The Texas Kadampa World Peace Temple at KMC Texas has arisen from the pure intention and vision of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union.  The Temple is dedicated to the happiness and freedom from suffering of every living being. It is one of many temples built around the world as part of the International Temples Project.

The current building in Arlington has been renovated under Geshe Kelsang’s guidance into a modern Kadampa Buddhist Temple.

“We hope and pray that in the future similar temples will develop throughout the world, in every major city of every country and dedicate the creation of these temples to world peace and for the happiness of all living beings.”  – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Deep spiritual meaning

The symbolic architecture of the Temple and its original art endow it with a tranquil beauty that soothes the mind and has deep spiritual meaning. The Temple is treasured by Kadampa practitioners as a holy object that inspires us to attain inner and outer peace.

“Just looking at the Temple with a happy mind brings inner peace.”  - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Visiting the Temple

The Temple is open for tours on Sundays from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. KMC Texas offers a full schedule of Buddhist classes, group meditation and chanted prayers, retreats, special events and day courses.  Everyone welcome!

Kagyu Chögyi Gyaltsen

Address: 2 Roxbury Court   Voorheesville NY 12186
Tradition: Vajrayana, Kagyu
Affiliation: Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Phone: 518-439-2974
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Main Contact: Dean Hill  Email  (Phone: 518-439-2974)
Spiritual Director: Lama Norlha Rinpoche  
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Kagyu Chögyi Gyaltsen (KCG) is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation and study center located just outside of Albany, New York. KCG is an affiliate of Kagyu Thubten Chöling monastery, and is under the spiritual direction of Lama Norlha Rinpoche

We engage in Tibetan Buddhist practice and study with a special emphasis on the Karma Kagyu and Shangpa lineages of Buddhism. Practices include silent sitting meditation and sadhana practice. Basic Buddhist meditation instruction is offered free of charge. 

In addition to meditation and study, KCG also supports the practice of participants by offering childcare on a monthly basis. Please check the schedule for applicable dates.

Kagyu Droden Kunchab, St. Louis

Address: 10073 Manchester Road. #100 (Healing Arts Center)   St. Louis MO 63122
Tradition: Vajrayana, Shangpa/Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Kagyu Droden Kunchab, San Francisco
Phone: 314-809-2441
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Main Contact: Kati Guerra  Email  (Phone: 314-809-2441)
Spiritual Director: Ven. Lama Lodu Rinpoche  
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We meet every Sunday morning:

10AM Ngondro Practice

11AM Chenrezig/Medicine Buddha (alternating)

 All are warmly welcomed!

Kagyu Samdrup Chödzong

Tradition: Vajrayana, Karma Kagyu Lineage
Affiliation: Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery
Spiritual Director: Puntsok Gyaltsen  Email  
Teacher: Puntsok Gyaltsen  
Main Contact: Puntsok Gyaltsen  
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Kagyu Samdrup Chödzong is the Greensboro, North Carolina Dharma center in the tradition of the Karma Kagyu lineage and an affiliate of Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery in New York State. 
Kagyu Thubten Chöling Monastery was founded in 1978 by Lama Norlha Rinpoche after he arrived in New York City as Kyabje Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoches representative and director of his centers in the eastern United States.

The intention of our Dharma Center here in Greensboro, North Carolina is to encourage the practice of teachings and practices of the Kagyu Lineage in creative ways. 

We strive to provide opportunities for students at all levels to accumulate merit and practice mindfulness.  We encourage our students to nourish each other’s practice, and to find new ways to benefit every one.

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