We are a very low-key organization ori­ented towards facilitating Dhamma teachings and interconnections. We “midwifed” the Sanghapala Foundation until its separate incorporation in 1995 for the support of a Thai forest tradition monastery in the Ajahn Chah/Ajahn Sumedho lineage. We facilitated the his­toric lewish-Tibetan Buddhist dialogues described in the book Jew in the Lotus, which became the basis for a major film on the subject. We support Dr. Alex Ber­zin of Dharamsala in his worldwide teachings. loin the fun! There’s much to be done!

address: 10 Arbor Street, San Francisco, CA 94131 PHONE: (415) 334-4921 FAX: (415) 334-2740 e-mail: drmarc@aol. com lineage: Theravada spiritual head: Inspired by Ajahn Chah.

contact: Marc Lieberman, M. D.

AFFILIATION: Autonomous ESTABLISHED: 1987 facilities: Meditation hall in private home.

meditation program: Weekly evening sittings.

retreats offered: Associated with San­ghapala Foundation in Amaravati (En­gland), affiliated Theravadan monastic lineage.

about Buddhism:
No description available. address: 8225 Coldwater Canyon Ave­nue, North Hollywood, CA 91605- 1198 PHONE: (818) 785-9552 FAX: (818) 780-0616 LINEAGE: Thai spiritual head: Phrawichi
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