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Eastern Sun Sangha

Address: 1173 West Boylston Street  Worcester MA 01606
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Bright Dawn Institute
Phone: 1-508-335-1407
E-mail: eastern_sun_sangha@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.easternsunsangha.org
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Spiritual Director: Toyo Katamori  Email  (Phone: 1-508-335-1407)
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Eastern Sun Sangha is a non-profit educational refuge dedicated to exploring Operative Buddhism. The Sangha provides a spring into the study and practice, between secular and non-secular practice. Focusing on the Three Treasures, The Buddha, The Law, and The Order. The Four Noble Truths, The Eight Fold Path and the Precepts. ESS follows along the Mahayana Vehicle with a touch of Jodu-Shinsu and its own secular practices.


Lam Rim Buddhist Center

Address: 70 Colchester Street  Brookline MA 02445
Tradition: Vajrayana, Gelug, Tibetan. everyone welcome
Phone: 617 277-8269
E-mail: lamrimcenter@mac.com
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General Director: Linda Mancini  Email  (Phone: 617 277-8269)
Arts Director: Bonwen Fullington  Email  (Phone: 617 244-8836)
Spiritual Director: Lobsang Dorgay  
Teacher: Lobsang Dorgay  
Main Contact: Linda Mancini  Email  (Phone: 617 277-8269)
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The Center shares Buddhist philosophy as practiced in the Tibetan tradition:  All are welcome.  Classes and events as announced.  The Center is placed with Christs Church Longwood. Supporters provide venues and translations. Our resident teacher has never been paid. All work is volunteer, there is no paid staff. Donations are appreciated.

Lobsang Dorgay, Spiritual Director, began his studies at Gaden Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet.  He has kindly taught and profoundly directed us in the LamRim with inspiration and devotion since 1998.  Additionally, we are often honored by the eloquent translations of Pema Tsewang Shastri and by local and international guest teachers. 2008 is our 10th Anniversary Year.

During 2008 - 2009 the Center presents ceremonies and teachings on alternate months, please call or write to join the mailing list, we are building a new website.

The LamRim Buddhist Center, Inc. is a religious and educational organization, a non profit  incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1999.  The Center has continuously provided classes, ceremonies and special events directed for Buddhist and Tibetan cultural appreciation and preservation.

Directions:The Church Center is close to the Longwood Medical area. Closest "T" Transportation is the D Green Line to Longwood station in Brookline, then walk uphill one block. Also there is on-street parking.


Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Address: P.O. Box 636 Lincoln MA 01773   MA
Tradition: Vajrayana, His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Affiliation: FPMT Inc.
Fax: 678-868-4806
E-mail: nick@lamayeshe.com
Website: http://www.LamaYeshe.com
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Director: Nicholas Ribush  Email  (Phone: 781-259-4466)
Spiritual Director: Lama Zopa Rinpoche  (Phone: 503-808-1588)
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LAMA YESHE WISDOM ARCHIVE

Bringing you the teachings of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche

The Archive makes Buddhist teachings freely available in many ways, including on our website for instant reading, listening or downloading, and as printed and electronic books.

Our website offers immediate access to thousands of pages of teachings and hundreds of audio recordings by some of the greatest lamas of our time. Our photo gallery and our ever-popular books are also freely accessible there.

You can find out more about the Archive and see all we have to offer by visiting our website at http://www.LamaYeshe.com.


Leominster Meditation Society

Address: PO Box 7551  Fitchburg MA 01420
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Mahayana Shamatha-Vipassana
Phone: 978 906-3299
E-mail: info@leominster-meditation.com
Website: http://www.leominster-meditation.com
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Main Contact: Paul Bail  
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Shamatha-vipassana instruction and group meditation every Monday evening in Leominster, Massachusetts


Maplegrass Dharma Circle

Address:   Orange MA 01364
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Richard Rose / Alfred Pulyan / Douglas Harding/ HH Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje
E-mail: jdquirk@gmail.com
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Rev.: Elizabeth I. Quirk  Email  
Spiritual Director: James D. Quirk  Email  
Main Contact: James D. Quirk  Email  
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Satsang daily online and in-person. No fees or charges. Donations accepted.


Mountain Bell Sangha

Address: 366 Marsh Street, Belmont, MA 02178 and the Order of Interbeing  MA
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hahn
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
Phone: (617)-484-3441
E-mail: jbell@youthbuild.org
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Contact: John Bell  Email  (Phone: 617-484-3441)
Main Contact: John Bell  Email  (Phone: 617-484-3441)
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The Mountain Bell Sangha meets every 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, from 7-9 pm EST.  The hour is formal practice--sitting, walking, sitting, followed by informal tea, and then a dharma discussion.  Been meeting since 1997, in Belmont, MA.  Visitors are welcome.


Mountain Zendo and Healing Center

Address: 186D Northampton St. (Rte 10)  Easthampton MA 01027
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: 413-531-6677
E-mail: susan@MountainZendoAndHealingCenter.com
Website: http://www.MountainZendoAndHealingCenter.com
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Main Contact: Susan Downing  Email  (Phone: 413-531-6677)
Spiritual Director: Susan Downing  Email  (Phone: 413-531-6677)
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Mountain Zendo And Healing Center offers drop-in and group meditation times every day.  The Thursday evening sit is followed by a brief dharma talk.  We work within the Mahayana tradition, but we encourage people of all Buddhist lineages and any other spiritual tradition to make use of our Zendo for meditation, contemplation or reflection.  The schedule of drop-in hours and group sitting times is available on our website, www.MountainZendoAndHealingCenter.com.


Natural Dharma Fellowship

Address: Cambridge Friends Meeting House 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St.)  Cambridge MA 02138
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Kagyu & Nyingma
E-mail: info@naturaldharma.org
Website: http://www.naturaldharma.org/schedule.html
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Retreat Coordinator: Becky Spainhower  Email  
Margha Program Coordinator: Ellen Leckband  Email  
Main Contact: Terri Kreling  Email  
Spiritual Director: Lama Willa Miller  Email  
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Natural Dharma Fellowship is an organization of Buddhist practitioners dedicated to the joy of awakening. Our practices emphasize the innate wisdom of one’s inherent being, as taught and transmitted in the Tibetan traditions of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. We are a vessel to support local practice groups, intensive retreats and the training of students and teachers.

We meet every Tuesday from 7:30pm - 9pm at Cambridge Friends Meeting House in Cambridge, MA


Rigpa Boston

Address:   MA
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Nyingma (Rigpa)
Phone: (866) 200-5876
E-mail: info@rigpaboston.org
Website: http://www.rigpaboston.org
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Spiritual Director: Sogyal Rinpoche  
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Rigpa aims to present the Buddhist tradition of Tibet in a way that is both completely authentic, and as relevant as possible to the lives and needs of modern men and women.

Open to all schools and traditions of Buddhist wisdom, and with the guidance and gracious patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Rigpa offers those following the Buddhist teachings a complete path of study and practice, along with the environment they need to experience the teachings fully.


Siddhartha Circle

Address:   Boston MA
Tradition: Vajrayana
E-mail: info@siddharthacircle.org
Website: http://www.siddharthacircle.org
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Siddhartha Circle is for meditators and Dharma practitioners interested in gathering weekly as a sangha for meditation practice, study, and discussion of video teachings by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche and others. All are welcome. Those living at some distance from their root teacher may be especially interested, as will those seeking community for in-depth exploration and support on the Buddhist path.

Wednesday evening meetings in Sherborn, Massachusetts, begin with meditation practice. Video teachings are followed by discussion, questions, and sharing, as members endeavor to help each other live the teachings into their lives between meetings. Meetings close with a shorter meditation to dedicate the merit of our practice.

Our facilitator is a meditation instructor and mindfulness teacher who has been a student of Buddhism for over 35 years and whose teachers include Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Pema Chodron, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche,Lama Willa Miller, and others.

Siddhartha Circle also offers a Buddhist film series on the second Friday of each month.


Tergar Boston

Address: 70 Pacific St.  Cambridge MA 02139
Tradition: Mahayana, Vajrayana, Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Tergar International
E-mail: Boston@Tergar.org
Website: http://www.Tergar.org
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Spiritual Director: Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche  
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Tergar Boston

Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Tergar Boston holds a weekly meditation group on the campus of MIT, in addition to periodic retreats, seminars, and classes on meditation and Buddhist practice. We also host occasional visits by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and other meditation teachers. Please Join Us!

Our weekly meditation group is free and open to all. If you are new to meditation and would like to learn more, or if you are a seasoned practitioner and would like to deepen your practice, please join us as we explore the practice of mindfulness. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche\\\'s approach to meditation focuses on working with the challenges of day-to-day life to create a peaceful mind and open heart. Our meditation group includes short presentations on the basics of meditation practice, guided meditations, and group discussion. Feel free to drop in anytime!

When: Every Sunday morning, 10-11:30am
Where: Seminar Room, MIT Residence Hall - 70 Pacific St. Cambridge MA, 02139 (enter through the side entrance on the right of the building, seminar room is located immediately to the right upon entrance)
Cost: Free!
Contact: boston@tergar.org


Vajramudra Dharma Center

Address: 154 Granite St.   Rockport MA 01966
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan
Affiliation: Asian Classics Institute
E-mail: sangha@aci-capeann.org
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Main Contact: Phil Salzman  Email  
Spiritual Director: Lama Sumati Marut  
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ACI–Cape Ann, Inc. is dedicated to providing for the serious study and personal practice of the authentic teachings of Mahayana Buddhism, in a western context and in ways that enhance and deepen intellectual, cultural and spiritual understanding. Our Spiritual Director is Venerable Sumati Marut. We offer a comprehensive series of courses that provide an authentic, thorough, and accurate Mahayana Buddhist education. All our classes and events are open to the public and include weekly meditation meetings, formal Asian Classics Institute Courses, monthly Dharma Days, classes and workshops offered by guest teachers, and extended teaching visits from our spiritual head, Lama Marut.

Our Vajramudra Dharma Center is located at 154 Granite Street in Rockport, MA. USA. 

Please check out our Google Calendar for our current schedule.
http://xrl.us/oqda6


West County Sangha

Address: 30 Windy Hill,  Shelburne Falls MA 01370
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hahn
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
Phone: (413) 625-9495
E-mail: pru@wilderwindy.com
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Contact: Prudence Grand  
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meditation, readings and teaching of Thich Nhat Hanh-- 1st and 3rd sunday of every month at 5-7 in the summer months and 4-6 in the winter months


Wisdom Publications

Address: 199 Elm Street, Somerville, MA 02144 Sales USA (800) 272 4050   MA
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: (617) 776 7416
Fax: (617) 776 7841
E-mail: Info@wisdompubs.org
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Wisdom Publications is dedicated to making available authentic Buddhist works for the benefit of all. We publish translations of the sutras and tantras, commentaries and teachings of past and contemporary Buddhist masters, and original works by the world\'s leading Buddhist scholars. We publish our titles with the appreciation of Buddhism as a living philosophy and with the special commitment to preserve and transmit important works from all the major Buddhist traditions.


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