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Buddhist groups around Chicago offer another path to sobriety

by John Keilman, Chicago Tribune, Sept 18, 2015

Buddhist recovery program treats addiction as suffering to be overcome with meditation

Chicago, MI (USA) -- At first glance, the basement gathering in downtown Woodstock seemed just like one of the 12-step meetings that take place thousands of times a day across America. Ten people dealing with alcoholism, drug addiction and other issues sat on stackable chairs and talked about how they were trying to keep their lives together.


Buddhist center and gallery welcome monks

By Sanya Ali, IDS News, Aug 24, 2015

Indiana, USA -- The Labrang Tashi Kyil Monks of Dehra Dun, India, have a long history of practicing Buddhism and spreading cultural awareness wherever they visit.


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.”


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