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Welcome new and old friends. This is the long running Orlando Buddhism Meetup Group, but with a new name of Americanayana, pronounced "Americana yana", and added that it is here in Florida.  Americanayana IS the flavor of Buddhism for and by American

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American Buddhists
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Perth Diamond Way Buddhist Centre welcomes you to our new centre at Suite 6 / 108 Rokeby Road, Subicao We meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30pm for Buddhist teachings and meditation. Whether you are new to Buddhism or have meditated before, you

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Digital-quick, multi-tasking, rational, logical – our modern, fast-paced Western lives are perfectly suited for the authentic, 2550 year-old teachings that unfold the true potential of our mind, increase an effortless joy, dissipate fear, and develop

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Each class includes a guided breathing meditation, instruction on different types of meditation and mindfulness, and instruction on basic Buddhist teachings.  For example, how to overcome anger and develop patience, how to increase love and compassio

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Interested in understanding ourselves, our world and discovering tools that help us become happier and free? Meditation, mindfulness practices, discussion, workshopy exercises, tea, meeting new people. Everyone welcome, no beliefs or experience requi

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Diamond Way Buddhism offers practical and effective methods to realize mind’s inherent richness for the benefit of all. With an accessible and modern style, it works with every situation in life to develop fearlessness, joy and compassion. Diamond Wa

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We are a community ("sangha") of ordinary working people guided and inspired by Shin (Pure Land) Buddhist teachings of listening deeply to the Buddha-Dharma ("The Vow of Amida Buddha") and trying to practice humility and gratitude in our everyday liv

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SLBT Sangha
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The Diamond Way Buddhism (Sanskrit: Vajrayana) offers the modern world "Effective methods that lead to a direct experience of mind," as explained by Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche, one of the most experienced teachers of Tibetan Buddhism. One learns to experi

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FPMT is an organization devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation and community service. Founded by  Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche Inspiration and Guide for FP

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Buddhist Lama Yeshe
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This is a group for anyone interested in studying and practicing Zen Buddhism. All levels are welcome! We have weekly practice at the Kansas Zen Center every Sunday starting at 9:30 am (9:00 for beginning orientation) and monthly events ranging from

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April 10, 2015

Anyone interested in meditative practices and/or interdenominational Buddhist study is welcome to join us. Beginner or advanced practitioners will find this a place to learn and grow together. This group will sit together to study and practice the te

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March 30, 2015

There's no Buddhist temple or meditation group in Dumaguete, let's form a group to meet for breath awareness meditation and discussions afterwards. I'm an English guy in my 50s, been using various meditation techniques on and off for over 30 years, i

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Buddhists / Meditators
March 3, 2015

We are the Buddhist Association of America located in Des Moines. We hold weekly practices every Sunday, with sessions in both English and Chinese. The practice consists of relaxing Tibetan yoga-style prostrations, group discussions, and a free delic

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Sentient Beings
March 2, 2015

Thekchen Choling Syracuse is a Buddhist temple in the Vajrayana (Tibetan /Chinese) tradition. It was founded in 2014 by Lama Namdrol Tulku Rinpoche from Singapore. The temple offers a variety of activities each month with regular weekly meditation se

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Buddhists
February 2, 2015

Rigpa San Diego offers regular meditation meetups and courses for both beginners and experienced students of all backgrounds. Our aim is to present meditation in a way that is both completely authentic, and as relevant as possible to the lives and ne

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Meditators
October 2, 2014

In this modern society full of stress and chaos, sometimes it is good to take a moment to let our mind rest and to find ourselves. This is a Buddhist Meditation group of a Vietnamese Zen lineage. We will meet up to study and discuss Buddhist philosop

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Buddhist meditators
September 14, 2014

This is a group for anyone interested in studying and practicing Zen Buddhism. All levels are welcome! We have weekly practice at the Kansas Zen Center every Sunday starting at 9:30 am (9:00 for beginning orientation) and monthly events ranging from

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June 4, 2014

We are a community ("sangha") of ordinary working people guided and inspired by Shin (Pure Land) Buddhist teachings of listening deeply to the Buddha-Dharma ("The Vow of Amida Buddha") and trying to practice humility and gratitude in our everyday liv

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SLBT Sangha
May 15, 2014

Diamond Way Buddhist Center Clear Lake belongs to an international non-profit network of over 600 lay Diamond Way Buddhist centers of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Lama Ole Nydahl and under the spiritual guidance of H.H. the

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Sangha
April 4, 2014

Introductory, study, and discussion meetings about Nichiren Buddhism (SGI practice of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo).

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