Dharma centre

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A Dharma centre is a non-monastic Buddhist centre in a community.

According to the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, they preserve and spread the teachings of Buddhism[1] and may have lay residents.[2] According to the New Kadampa Tradition, Dharma centres provide the focus of a local Buddhist community and provide facilities for study, practice and living by moral precepts.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Khensur Lobsang Thubten Rinpoche. "A Perfect Human Rebirth". Mahayana Buddhist Association. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  2. ^ Lama Jigme Rinpoche (2003-03-01). "Living in a Dharma Center". Archived from the original on 2007-10-10. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Kadampa Dharma Centers". The official site of the New Kadampa Tradition. Retrieved 2007-11-18.