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Theravadan Buddhism and Vipassana

Vipassana.com provides a number of resources for Buddhist and Theravadan practice including free on-line books, a course on Vispassana meditation, and the Pali cannon.

AccessToInsight.org offers a number of on-line resources including the a self-guided course, the Pali Cannon and a library of some 200 books, essays, and transcribed Dharma talks.

The Insight Meditation Society-Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Home Page, provides links to affiliated centers and an on-line magazine and Dharma talks.

Bhavana Society operates a retreat center outside of Washington DC and offers an archive of the inexpensive Dharma teachings.

The Vipassana Meditation Site proivdes information on meditation courses taught by S.N. Goenka including a large number of on-line Dharma talks.

Nibbana.com offers an introductory course and free-on-line texts focusing on Burmese Buddhist traditions.

Zen

The Mindfulness Bell supports the practice and teachings of mindfulness and mindful living offered by Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

The Everyday Zen Foundation provides teachings of and information about Zoketsu Norman Fischer.

The Zen Center of Las Vegas is part of the Kwan Um School of Zen.

Five Changes and its affiliated retreat center, Manzanita Village, provides teachings and retreats under the guidance of Caitriona Reed, Michele Benzamin-Miki and other teachers. Caitriona Reed also leads periodic retreats for Lotus in the Desert.    

Tibetan Buddhism

Bodhi Path Buddhist Center of Santa Barbara is part of the Bodhi Path Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation Centers, a Tibetan Buddhist organization of the Karma Kagyu lineage

Thrangu Rinpoche's web site lists affiliated centers and has a large collection of his free, on-line texts.

Visit the Tibetan Government in Exile page to find out the latest on the Free Tibet movement, the Dalai Lama, and the history of Tibetan Buddhism.

Dzogchen Foundation supports the Dzogchen tradition generally and specially the teachings of Lama Surya Das.

Dzogchen Lineage supports the Dzogchen tradition generally and specially the teachings of Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche. Events in Las Vegas and Boulder City are offered.

Yoga

Yoga Journal has great articles on yoga, meditation and spirituality.

Yoga Journal's searchable directroy of Yoga Studios.    

Engaged Buddhism

The Free Burma Coalition is an umbrella group of organizations around the world working for freedom and democracy in Burma.

Food For The Poor raises funds and provides direct relief assistance to the poor, through the churches and charity organizations already operating in areas of need.

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is one of 37 national committees set up around the world to raise money for UNICEF.

The Buddhist Peace Fellowship promotes democracy and human rights around the globe, particularly focusing on Bangladesh, Burma, Vietnam, and Tibet. They also have a great resources for engaged Buddhism.

Amnesty International is dedicated to freeing prisoners of conscience, gaining fair trials for political prisoners, ending torture, political killings and "disappearances," and abolishing the death penalty throughout the world.

Doctors Without Borders delivers emergency aid to victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and natural and man-made disasters, and to others who lack health care due to social or geographical isolation.    

Other Buddhist and spiritual links

Las Vegas Dharma / Meditation Groups is a listing of local dharma and meditation groups.

Dharmanet International is a link to Buddhist sites around the world.

Manjushri Online Community has links to dharma centers around the world, an expanation of different Buddhist schools and teachings, and virtual library.

Buddhanet provides a number of free e-books, a directory of organizations around the world, and meditation instruction.

Beliefnet explores spirituality and meditation across religions.

Books, Recordings and Practice Supplies

Shambhala Publications offers a large collection of Buddhist and spiritual books.

All Bookstores searches over 25 new and used bookstores for hard-to-find books.

Wisdom Publications is a non-profit company which publishes translations of the sutras and tantras and  teachings of past and contemporary Buddhist masters.

Dharma Seed Library, a non-profit organization, produces and distributes dharma talks.

Parallax Press is dedicated to publishing books and tapes on the teachings of Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and socially engaged Buddhism.

Nataraj Books carries over 5,000 titles from India on religion, philosophy, mythology, and other subjects.

Pariyatti.com has a collection of books on Vispassina meditation

Audio Dharma Free downloadable talks from a number of teachers including Shaila Tromovitch and Thanissaro Bhikkhu.

Dhammatalks.org offers a multitude of free downloads of the Dhamma from the Thai Forest Tradition of Buddhism with many works by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.  


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