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Lion’s Roar Foundation

Lion’s Roar Foundation 1790 30th Street, Suite 300Boulder, COWebsite: lionsroar.com Description of Organization Lion’s Roar, the leading Buddhist media organization in North America, was founded in 1976 as the Vajradhatu Sun, the newspaper of the community founded by the late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Today, it is a fully independent non-profit whose mission is to offer…

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Lineage Project, The

The Lineage Project 228 Park Ave SPMB 98952New York, NY 10002Telephone 646-479-3996Website: lineageproject.org Description of Organization The Lineage Project is designed to support at-risk and incarcerated youth, their families and communities, by offering yoga, meditation and other awareness-based practices. Those who staff The Lineage Project stress the importance of working with at-risk populations and the…

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Healing Well, The

The Healing Well 476 Eddy St.San Francisco, CA 94109Website: healingwellsf.org Description of Organization The Healing WELL, provides a “calm in the storm” to homeless and marginally-housed people in one of the poorest neighborhoods in San Francisco, the Tenderloin. They offer daily programs helping their participants develop inner-awareness, coping skills, and greater social connection so they…

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Garrison Institute, The

The Garrison Institute PO Box 532Garrison, NY 10524Website: garrisoninstitute.org   Description of Organization The Garrison Institute, located in Garrison, New York, is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization committed to harnessing the power of contemplative wisdom and practices from many traditions. Since its founding in 2003, The Garrison Institute has also developed rigorous, evidence-based programs that apply…

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Friends of Zen

Friends of Zen 2989 W. Spencer StAppleton, WI  54914Website: hollowboneszen.orgAttn: Jun Po Denis Kelly, Rev. Dai En Hi Fu George Burch   Description of Organization Founded in 1980 to provide a method to support the training of American Rinzai priests, Friends of Zen Inc. became Hollow Bones Zen in 2000, when Abbot Jun Po Denis…

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Dharma Gates

Dharma Gates 318 West 108th Street Apt. 3New York, NY 10025website:  dharma-gates.org Description of Organization Dharma Gates: A Semester of Contemplative Training is a gap year program offering students authentic Zen training. The programming introduces people with an interest in meditation or Buddhist practice to retreat environments while contextualizing these experiences in a way that…

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Dharma Bum Temple

Dharma Bum Temple 4144 Campus AveSan Diego, CA 92103Website: thedharmabums.org Description of Organization Dharma Bum Temple opened its doors on December 31, 2006 at 541 2nd Avenue in the Old Chinatown section of Downtown San Diego, California. Throughout 2007 DBT hosted many Dharma teachers, all with their own style and presentation of Buddhism. The goal…

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Brooklyn Zen Center

Brooklyn Zen Center 505 Carroll Street, Suite 2ABrooklyn, NY 11215Telephone: (718) 701-1083Website: brooklynzen.org Description of Organization The mission of the Brooklyn Zen Center (BZC) is to maintain a space for sitting meditation, for formal Soto Zen Buddhist practice, and for the study of Buddhist ethics and philosophy. The vision is to embody the wisdom, compassion,…

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BE Meditation Group

BE Meditation Group 340 S. Lemon Ave. #2644Walnut, CA  91789Website: benonprofit.org Description of Organization BE Meditation Group began in June of 2016 with a single purpose; to promote and support organizations bringing meditation into the mainstream. In conjunction with their partner, Black Zen, a movement initiated to improve the health and well-being of minorities, BE…