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Boonville One Drop Zendo

Address: 623 E. High Street, Boonville, MO 65233   MO
Tradition: Mahayana, Rinzai Zen
Affiliation: Sogenji, Okayama, Japan
Phone: (660) 882-3930
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Contact: Tim Williams  

Do-Ngak Choling

Address: Meetings at: 7118 Washington Avenue, or 521 Midvale Avenue, St. Louis, MO (in University City)   MO
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Buddhism
Phone: (314) 862-3117
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Founder: Lama Rinchen Phuntsok  
Contact: Sharon Benjamin  

Fo Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist Center

Address: 233 Millwell Drive, Maryland Heights, MO 63043   MO
Tradition: Mahayana, Humanistic Buddhism
Affiliation: Fo Guang Shan
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Master Hsing Yun  
Contact Person: Ven. Yung Han  

Heartland Community of Mindful Living

Address: c/o Unity Temple on the Plaza 707 W 47TH ST   Kansas City MO 64112-1806
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
Phone: (816) 333-3043
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Main Contact: Bethany Klug  

Mid America Dharma

Address: P.O. Box 120246 Kansas City MO 64112   MO
Tradition: Theravada / Insight Meditation
Phone: (573) 817-9942
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Contact: Ginny Morgan  

Mid-America Buddhist Asscociation (MABA)

Address: 299 Heger Lane, Augusta, MO 63332-1445   MO
Tradition: Non-Sectarian.
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Ji Ru  
Contact: Ven. Kung Shih  

Missouri Buddhist Meditation Center

Address: 7102 n HANLEY ROAD  HAZELWOOD MO 63042
Tradition: Theravada,
Phone: 314-395-3440/314-540-7473
Fax: 314-395-3440
E-mail: BMCM2008@GMAIL.COM
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Spiritual Director: Ven, Tawalama Bodhiseeha Thero  Email  (Phone: 314-540-7473)

Missouri Zen Center

Address: 220 Spring Avenue, Webster Groves (St. Louis), MO 63119   MO
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Phone: (314) 961-6138
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Teacher: Rosan Yoshida  

Rime Buddhist Center

Address: 700 West Pennway, Kansas City, MO 64108   MO
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Rime
Phone: (816) 471-7073
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Spiritual Director: Lama Chuck Stanford  

Silver Maple Sangha

Address: Emerson UU Chapel 73 Strecker Road, Baldwin, MO 63011  MO
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hahn
Affiliation: Community of Mindful Living
Phone: (636) 256-7393
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Contact: Joyce Patton  

St. Johns Order

Address: 610 Morningside Dr.  Columbia MO 65201
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Tibetan Buddhism, Japanese Shugendo Buddhism, Russian Orthodox Christianity
Affiliation: Rime Shedrubling - Madison, WI
Phone: 573-817-2576
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Contact: Scott Leiker  
Contact: Heather Maring  
Main Contact: Tara Geer-Leiker  
Spiritual Director: Younge Khachab Rinpoche  
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St. Louis Shambhala Meditation Group

Address: Northwoods, MO 63121   MO
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Shambhala Buddhist
Affiliation: Shambhala International
Phone: (314) 757-2914
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Spiritual Director: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche  
Contact: Carol Robinson  

Universal Buddhist Congregation Quang Phap Religious Monastic Institute

Address: 4611 S. Grand Blvd. St. Louis MO 63116   St. Louis MO 63116
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: (314) 484-6446
Fax: (314) 484-6446
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Main Contact: Ven. Thich Tri Quang  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Thich Tri Quang  Email  (Phone: (314)484-6446)

Vietnamese Buddhist Association of St Louis / Vien Minh Temple

Address: 5234 Bulwer Ave St. Louis MO 63147   MO
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: (314) 421-3450
Fax: (314) 421-3450
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Main Contact: Ven. Thich Tri Quang  (Phone: 314 421-3450)
Spiritual Director: Ven. Thich Tri Quang  (Phone: 314 421-3450)

Wat Phrasriratanaram

Address: The Thai Buddhist Temple of Greater St. Louis 890 Lindsay Lane, Florissant, MO 63031  Florissant MO 63031
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: Bhikkhu Council of USA
Phone: (314) 839-3115
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Teacher & Secretary: Ven. P.M. Somton Nuson Kongsak Tanphaichitr, M.D.  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Boonlua Sookhadhammo  
Main Contact: Kongsak Tanphaichitr, M.D.  
Teacher: Ven. Dr. P.M. Nikom Phanyang  

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

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)
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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 Meditation Center of Missouri

Address: Missouri  Hazelwood MO 63042
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 727-656-2243/
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Spiritual Director: Tawalama Bodhseehs Thero  Email  (Phone: 727-656-2243)

Center for Pragmatic Buddhism

Address: First Unitarian Church of St. Louis, 5007 Waterman Blvd., St. Louis, MO  MO
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Order of Pragmatic Buddhists
Phone: (864) 525 4564
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Anchorage, AK Representative: Andrew Weare (Shi Cheng Bei)  Email  
Teacher: Jim Eubanks (Shi Yong Xiang)  
Main Contact: Jim Eubanks (Shi Yong Xiang)  Email  (Phone: (864) 525 4564)
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The Center for Pragmatic Buddhism (CPB) is a Western Buddhist school that emerges from a Chinese Chan, Japanese Zen and American Pragmatist lineage.  We offer weekly practice of zazen ("just sitting"), bell meditation, walking meditation, dharma talk and group discussion.  We have locations in St. Louis, MO and Anchorage, AK.

Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center and Anathapindika\'s Park Complex

Address: 8218 County Road 204 Annapolis, MO 63620   Ironton, MO MO 63620
Tradition: Theravada, Most Ven. Sayadaw Gyi U Vimalaramsi MahaThera
Affiliation: Buddhist American Forest Tradition
Phone: 573-546-1214
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Abbot: Ven. Bhante Vimalaramsi  Email  (Phone: 573-546-1214)
Master Teacher: Bhante Vimalaramsi  Email  (Phone: 573-546-1214)
Main Contact: Ven. Sister Khema  Email  (Phone: 573-546-1214)
Teacher: Bhante Vimalaramsi  
Spiritual Director: Bhante Vimalaramsi  Email  (Phone: 573-546-1214)
Notes and Events:

Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center  ( DSMC) and Anathapindikas Study Park Complex is located in the Ozark mountain forest near to Ironton, MO.  it is supported by the United International Buddha Dhamma Society (UIBDS).  The center offers one-on-one personal training and investigation retreats for two weeks at a time with Most Ven, Bhante Vimalaramsi and Ven. Sister Khema who train people in Tranquil Wisdom insight Meditation. This practice brings together again the practices of Serenity and Insight Meditation as they were originally given to us through the early Pali Canon.

The center is located on 102 acres of land about 13 miles outside of Ironton, Missouri. Presently (DEC-2010) the center has a capacity for up to 11 students in training at one time.  More residences are under construction.  there is vast support for this project around the world now.  The monastic area can train three people at one time  in a separate area and is growing.

The summer months of Rains retreat, usually July - October,  are best for training.  Retreats can begin as early as April if approved. Visiting monks present Pali classes, assist with research and writing, teach Buddhist history, and Sutta study is daily addressed  through Dhamma talks which students are encouraged to investigate.  Dhamma English is taught to monks and nuns here also. There is an active Ordination program for men and women.

This is a rustic environment where you will be asked to practice what you hear in Dhamma talks to confirm it when you see it. There are daily interviews with students.  There are outside and inside sitting and walking areas.

If interested in attending, you should contact Sister Khema. this year 2011 there will be two week limts for first time visitors. Times may later be extended on other visits upon approval by the Abbot. This practice is one you can take with you into life and it changes everything and brings back your smile according to the level of your understanding. It is great. It certainly wakes up your understanding of the Dhamma by tweaking whatever you have been practicing and is very useful.

Visiting monastics should contact Sister Khema to then be approved by Ven. Vimalaramsi for training and assistance. 

Contact us through the website for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you.

In the Dhamma
Ven. Sister Khema

Ozarks Dharma Community

Address: 205 W. Walnut Street.   Springfield MO 65806
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 417-459-0665
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Main Contact: Holly  Email  (Phone: 417-459-0665)
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We practice sitting and walking meditation followed by a presentation of a discourse of the Buddha.

When: Saturdays 9 - 10:30 a.m.


The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

of each month, 7 p.m.

(Sept. 2012 and Nov. 2012 only

we will meet the 2nd and 3rd Wed.)


Saturday group: 205 W. Walnut St. Springfield, MO 65806

We meet in the Body of Work Studio. Please click on the map link for directions. We are at the corner of South Ave and Walnut St. On the ground level is Staxx, we are in the basement of this building. You can park for free in the lot next to the building which is on the corner of Patton Alley and Walnut St.

Come to the Walnut street entrance and enter through the double glass doors, turn to your left and go down stairs. The door at the bottom of the stairs will be propped open. You will see a couple of small rooms one with a couch. Please take your shoes off and leave them there. This small room opens into a large room which is where we practice meditation. The racks to your left have cushions and blankets. We also have folding chairs behind the alcove. We have a couple of kneeling benches as well. Please ask for anything you don\\\'t see.

If you are new to the group and/or meditation, please arrive 10-15 minutes early for orientation.

Shaolin Chan City

Address: 8454 Glen Echo Dr.  St. Louis MO 63121
Tradition: Mahayana, Caodong Chan Lineage
Phone: (314) 383-3918
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Teacher: Le Fujun  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Shi Deyang  
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A Comprehensive Traditional Shaolin Cultural Arts Center, located in St. Louis, Missouri, under the direction of Ven. Shi Deyang- 31st Gen. Shaolin Monastery Monk. Founder & Instructor: Le Fujun- Shaolin practitioner, instructor, historian, author. (Several published articles available online at

Center offers Study Programs in Traditional Shaolin Wugong (kung fu), Qigong, Meditation & Chan Philosophy. Program info:

Temple Buddhist Center

Address: 707 West 47th Street   Kansas City MO 64112
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 8169948008
Fax: 8167532221
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Spiritual Director: Janet Taylor  Email  (Phone: (816)561-4466 Ext. 108)
Notes and Events:

The Temple Buddhist Center is a community organization where different traditions of Buddhism can studied and practiced, both as individual groups and as a larger Sangha, to support the practice of Buddhism in all its rich diversity.  We are blessed with a groups in the following traditions/teachers:  Thich Nhat Hanh, Korean Zen as taught by Master Seung Sahn, Tibetan Buddhism as taught by Younge Khachab Rinpoche, Soto Zen, Vipassana, and Dzogchen as taught by Lama Surya Das.  Classes and practices are available seven days a week as various times.  For more information, go to  Experienced practitioners and beginners all welcomed. Main meditation service is on Sundays, at 9 am.

The Way of Silent Mind-Open Heart

Address: 200 E. Parkway Dr.  Columbia MO 65203
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 573-874-0881
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Teacher: Philip Jones  

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