Online list of Buddhist groups to promote collaboration

By Johanna Willett, Arizona Daily Star, Feb 1, 2016

Tucson, AZ (USA) -- When Khenpo Dean Pielstick, the leader of the Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute, began searching for other Buddhist groups in Tucson, he found at least 22.


Buddhist teachers to give free meditation lessons

by Johanna Willett, Arizona Daily Star, April 8, 2015

Tucson, AZ (USA) -- Dharma teacher Frank Jude Boccio, a born and bred New Yorker, didn’t expect to like Tucson. The city changed his mind.


University of Arizona launches Buddhism Studies minor

Lion's Roar, March 23, 2015

Arizona, USA -- University of Arizona Buddhist Studies Minor Lion's Roar NewsPhoto via University of Arizona.


Concern for battered monk grows

The Buddhist Channel, Sept 30, 2013

Spencer, Okla. (USA) -- Global reaction to the savage beating of a Buddhist monk in Spencer, Okla., is on the rise, a fund-raiser for "Tony the Monk" said Friday.


Geshe Sherab back in Santa Fe

By Adele Oliveira, The New Mexican, September 18, 2013

Santa Fe, New Mexico -- Tibetan Buddhist monk Geshe Thubten Sherab, who returned to New Mexico this month to teach at Santa Fe’s Thubten Norbu Ling Buddhist Center, has said that it was his karma to be a monk. Born in Nepal, Sherab entered a monastery at age 9. Since then, he’s studied with the Dalai Lama and has taught Tibetan Buddhism all over the world.