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List of Facebook Pages, Websites, Centers or Temples of Buddhist Communities in the Philippines

Filipino Buddhism (A hub for everyone interested in Buddhism) FB Page: https://web.facebook.com/groups/filbud/ Website: https://philippinebuddhism.wordpress.com Email Adress: — Contact Numbers: — Address: — Philippine Insight Meditation Community  FB Page: https://web.facebook.com/philippineinsightmeditationcommunity/ Website: http://www.philippineinsight.org Email Adress: — Contact Numbers: +63917-5449642 Address: — Philippine Theravada Buddhist Fellowship FB … Continue reading

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Buddha-Dharma Centers in the Philippines

Ocean Sky Chan Monastery Philippine branch of Taiwan’s Chung Tai Monastery 716 Jose Abad Santos, Greenhills, San Juan Tel: (02)723-6132 Fax: (0)722-4400 URL: http://oceanskymonastery.blogspot.com/ Email: oceansky@mail.ctcm.org.tw Abbess: Ven. Jian Shu Offers free meditation and sutra classes, vegetarian meals, Buddhist prayer … Continue reading

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Chinese Buddhist Temples in the Philippines

Name of temple – Address – Foundation year – Administration  Seng Guan Temple – 1176 Narra Street, Tondo Manila – 1937 – Monk  Hwa Chong Temple – Tugatug, Northern Hills, Malabon Manila – 1953 – Monks  Manila Buddha Temple – 1155 … Continue reading

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Public Lecture Series by Mr. Billy Tan

March 8, 2015 Wisdom Park, New Manila 1-3pm March 12, 2015 Philippine Insight Meditation Community Romulo Peace Center, Makati 7-9pm March 19, 2015 Theosophical Society, Quezon City 6-8pm March 22, 2015 Wisdom Park, Quezon City 2-4pm *All Lectures are free

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Metro-Manila Tibetan Buddhist Centers

Manila Kadampa Buddhist Centre – PCCI – 2247 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City. Tibetan Nyingma Palyul Buddhist Center (1992) – 700 Piña Avenue, Sta Mesa, Manila – monks Nedo Bodhi Karma Kagyu (1995) – 540 Mag. J. Abad Santos St. Bacood Sta. Mesa, Manila … Continue reading

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Early Buddhism in the Philippines

No written record exists about the early Buddhism in the Philippines. The recent archaeological discoveries and the few scant references in the other nations’s historical records can tell, however, about the existence of Buddhism from the 9th century onward in … Continue reading

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Mahayana Buddhism

Mahayana means great career or great vehicle.The Mahayana Buddhism movement originated from the split of the liberal Mahasanghikas from both orthodox Mulasarvastivadins and conservative Sthavira circa 250 BCE onward.  The Mahayana Buddhism refers to the complete teaching of the northern and … Continue reading

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Theravada Buddhism

Thera means a person that is firm and stable.  Thera designates an elder.  “He is not thereby an elder, merely because his head is gray… in whom are truth, virtue, harmlessness, restraint, and control, that wise man who is purged … Continue reading

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