Organizations

City: Aurora
Federal State: Colorado
Description:

Meditation society headed by Achan Sobin (Namto Bhikkhu Sopako Bodhi).

Offering a precise, moment-to-moment mindfulness technique in the Thai/Burmese tradition. Learn sitting/walking meditation, the "Sixteen Stages of Insight," mindful eating, and more.

 

See also: https://www.reddit.com/r/theravada/comments/5xgre3/update_of_vipassana_dhura_meditation_society_pages/

City: Skiptvet
Description:

Skiptvet Buddhist Monastery is located in the quiet, peaceful countryside of Østfold County, south of Oslo, and is surrounded by fields and forests. It is a place conducive to learning about Buddhism, to practising mindfulness, and to developing peace inside. Although there is much time for individual meditation and contemplation, visitors should be aware that this is not a retreat centre. The emphasis here is on applying the Buddhist Path in all activities throughout the day, and not just during formal meditation. During their stay, guests are expected to take part in the daily routine, and also to help out with certain tasks.

There are now western monks in residence who have been invited here to found the first Scandinavian "forest monastery". The monks belong to the lineage of Ajahn Chah, which is part of the Thai forest tradition.

See also: http://skiptvet-vihara.weebly.com/

City: Ang Thong
Description:

Angthong International Meditation Centre has started with the good intention and hard working of two organizations. Those are “Fai Dhamma Wednesday Club” (Dhamma Knowledge Seeking Wednesday Club) and along with “On the Path of The Buddha Foundation” spending more than 20 years of the social work. Both organizations have so much opportunities devoting to Buddhism Activities as such.   “Fai Dhamma Wednesday Club” and Buddhist Monks in Bangkok has organized Buddhist missionary week   “the Asanha Bucha Day World Patent Protection”  for 7 years continuously and  took part as the major organizer of Visakha Bucha Day Exhibition in year 2015 at Buddha Monthon (Nakorn Pathom Province) as  Prof. Dr. Somdej Phra Buddha Chinnawong’s (Somsak Upsmo)  advice.

City: Ilford
Description:

Theravada Buddhist temple with resident monks from Sri Lanka.  Located in Ilford which is in the London Borough of Redbridge (north-eastern part of Greater London, bordering the county of Essex).  Ilford Train Station is a 3 minute walk from the temple.  Ilford Train Station is a 20 minute direct train journey from one of central London's main train stations (London Liverpool Street Train Station).  The monks are supported through daily alms by a community of lay supporters.  There are two daily pujas (chanting sessions reciting key teachings of the Buddha in the ancient Pali language) at 6:30am and 6:30pm, as well as weekend, monthly and yearly programmes and events.

City: Mizoram
Description:

A non-profit organization devoted solely to the dissemination of the Buddha’s Dhamma and charitable activities that help in the spread of Buddha-Dhamma around the globe and the alleviation of suffering everywhere.

City: Concord
Federal State: CA
Description:

Wat Buddhadhamadharo (aka. Wat Concord) residing at Concord, California was found to gratify and commemorate Ven Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo, Asokaram temple, Samutprakan, Thailand, who was a significant disciple of Ven Luangpu Mun Bhuritatto a grand master of Thailand forest tradition Buddhism. In addition, this monastery is one of few official branch monasteries of Asokaram temple.

Ven Roemchai Chinwangso with 37 vassa (years in robe), the abbot of Wat Buddhadhammadharo, has ordained into monkhood since May 18th, 1975 at Asokaram temple, Thailand. He named the organization after the monastic name of Pra Sutthidham Rangsi Kampeera Mathajarn (aka. Ven Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo) at Asokaram Temple.