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Buddhist temple fills growing need in northeast Wisconsin

Buddhist temple fills growing need in northeast Wisconsin

NEWTON, Wis. (USA) -- Songkran was recently celebrated across the globe - from Thailand to rural Manitowoc County.


Weik Sensei installed as abbot of Buddhist Temple of Toledo

BY TK BARGER, Toledo Blade, April 25, 2015

Toledo, Ohio (USA) -- The Rev. Jay Rinsen Weik laughed off some solemnity in the midst of a rare and momentous religious observance by saying, “I’m really glad I didn’t fall. That’s the part I was nervous about.”


University of Michigan creates world’s first endowed chair of Thai Buddhism

Lion's Roar, March 5, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI (USA) -- The University of Michigan has received a gift of $2 million to establish the Thai Professorship of Theravada Buddhism, which will further enhance one of the largest Buddhist studies programs in North America.


New Zen Buddhist center in Troy brings calmness

by Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, December 29, 2014

Dharma Gate Zen also has yoga classes and Japanese sword classes, as well as a recovery program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous but based on Buddhist ideas

Detroit, Michigan (USA) -- On a Sunday morning inside a former warehouse in Troy, the teacher guided the congregants through meditation.


Tibetan monk Champa Lhunpo explains Buddhism to students

By Roger McKinney, Columbia Daily Tribune, November 13, 2014

Columbia, MO (ISA) -- Human life is precious, a Tibetan Buddhist monk told students Thursday at Hickman High School.


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