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Baton Rouge Buddhist temple to celebrate anniversary

by Kyle Peveto, The Advocate, May 17, 2015

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA) -- Covered in the immense shade of live oak trees, the grounds of Baton Rouge’s Tam Bao Temple exude peacefulness.

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Hundreds mourn loss of Buddhist leader in Fresno County

Action News, May 3, 2015

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (USA) -- Hundreds of people are paying their respects to the former leader of the Central Valley's largest Buddhist community. Dr. Vandi Vongsakhen died Jan. 21 after a lengthy illness. The final ceremony concludes on Sunday after more than 100 days of mourning.

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Buddhist teachers to give free meditation lessons

by Johanna Willett, Arizona Daily Star, April 8, 2015

Tucson, AZ (USA) -- Dharma teacher Frank Jude Boccio, a born and bred New Yorker, didn’t expect to like Tucson. The city changed his mind.

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‘The most dangerous thing in the world is apathy’

By Michael Naughton, Harvard Gazette, March 30, 2015

Karmapa stresses importance of caring for each other and the Earth

Cambridge, MA (USA) -- Besides epidemics, wars, violence, and starvation, there is another source of disaster that is often overlooked: “a lack of love.” So said His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, to a capacity crowd at Harvard’s Memorial Church during his visit last week.

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Buddhist monks reveal simple life in Little Sands, Prince Edward Island

CBC News, Mar 26, 2015

Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society holding open house to share with public

Prince Edward Island, Canada -- A group of Buddhist monks has made their home on P.E.I. for the last seven years and Islanders know little about them.

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To be Buddhist monks at Harvard

By Anthony Chiorazzi, Harvard Gazette, March 23, 2015

As Divinity School students adapt to University life, they also face assumptions made about them

Cambridge, MA (USA) -- Bhante Kusala says being a Buddhist monk at Harvard has its quirks.

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