Vision: One person in every family! One person trained in the Clear Light Practices for the Dyiing. The Clear Light Meditation for the Dying is that process. A nonsectarian practice, it prepares the mind of a dying person for moving into an open dimension of radiant clarity
Library of Buddhist texts and referrences. This site covers a variety of topics related to Buddhism: Dharma talks, Sutras, Buddhist News and Information for Buddhist students of all experiences. Both written in English and Vietnamese. No special Vietnamese Font required.
A major Buddhist publisher - well worth a visit for the excellent offerings. Shambhala has specialized in books that present creative and conscious ways of transforming the individual, the society, and the planet.
The principal aim is to keep alive the Buddha's teaching through providing opportunities for people to learn and practise Samatha, a traditional form of Buddhist meditation based of mindfulness of breathing.
From the time of it's rebuilding to the present, the Gonpa has functioned as a center of Dharma, a place of teaching and practice, and, until 1959, as the primary seat of the 16 successive incarnations of Chagdud Rinpoche.
A Tibetan centres affiliated to the Dalai Lama inspired "The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition". Virtual Thangka gallery with excellent graphics and brilliant Buddhist screen saver which can be downloaded for free!
Pine Mountain Buddhist Temple is a small monastic community on 45 acres in the mountains north of Ventura, California in the Ozena Valley, with retreat facilities for guests. The daily practice is Serene Reflection Meditation (Soto Zen).
Chanmyay Yeiktha ('Peaceful Hermitage') is a Buddhist meditation centre in Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma) where the teachers are senior Buddhist monks who teach Vipassana (Insight) meditation in Myanmar and English languages.
The mission of Seattle Insight Meditation Society (SIMS) is to offer the Buddha’s teachings on insight and awareness to all those who seek them and to support a spiritual community centered in the Pacific Northwest.
This blog explores some of the hidden and unfolding dynamics of capitalism in crisis, how we can apply Dharma to correct the blindspots in present economic paradigm and bring a non-violent mindful system change through the power of social media in fourfold sangha.
The most complete English Tipitaka on the Internet is to be found at “The Real Truth of Life” blogspot. It includes some of the exclusive: Nettippakarana, Buddhavamsa, Dhammasangani, Kathavatthu, also download Vimanavatthu, Petavatthu, Cariyapitaka, Yamaka.
This website aims to further Buddhist women as teachers and to help them in all their varied and important contributions – as well as making books and texts more easily accessible to as many people as possible.