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Introduction to Buddhism in America Lecture

at Newport Beach Buddhist Temple, Costa Mesa CA

Jul 02 2014
Introduction to Buddhism in America Lecture

About the lecture:

By about the 11th century, Buddhism had essentially vanished from India due to repeated Muslim invasions. However, it fortunately had migrated into Sri Lanka and S.E. Asia, and another much larger and influential branch of Buddhism, the Mahayana, had already spread via the Silk Road into China and Japan. This branch developed the Buddha’s teachings a great deal further and, especially during the 20th century, migrated across the Pacific to America. This lecture will review

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Event includes light refreshments and informative handouts to take home.

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Newport Beach Buddhist Temple

254 Victoria St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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    • Wheelchair Access








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