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Buddhism Scholar Wins Grant to Study in Mongolia

By Bettye Miller, UCR Today, March 2, 2016

Social Science Research Council grant to Matthew King will fund study of exchanges between Buddhist monks and Euro-Russian intellectuals

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (USA) -- Early in the 20th century Buddhist monastics in Mongolia and Tibet engaged with European and Slavic intellectuals, exchanges that reframed the study of Buddhism and Inner Asia and continue to influence scholars today.


Buddhists propose new temple in Hillsboro

By Melissa Binder, The Oregonian, February 25, 2016

Hillsboro, OR (USA) -- Sri Lankan Buddhists in Washington County have gathered at a small house in downtown Hillsboro for more than a decade, but now they're taking steps to build a larger, more traditional temple.


Fire destroys Buddhist temple in Oakland

KTVU, Feb 23, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (CA) -- Investigators say hundreds of unattended lit candles caused a huge fire that burned through a Buddhist temple in Oakland, and also destroyed 2 neighboring homes.


Neighbors Say Buddhist Temple In San Jose Is Causing A Disturbance

By Devin Fehely, CBS San Francisco, January 21, 2016

SAN JOSE, CA (USA) -- Neighbors in San Jose are saying a Buddhist temple is causing a disturbance in their neighborhood.


San Bernardino Buddhist leader says fear is affecting attendance after mass shooting

by Beatriz Valenzuela, San Bernardino Sun, Dec 6, 2015

San Bernardino, CA (USA) -- Fear is affecting attendance at a Buddhist temple in San Bernardino located less than a mile from last week’s shootout between police and the armed couple involved in the mass shooting at Inland Regional Center, a temple leader said Sunday.


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