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As you may or may not have noticed, we have added a "Donate" tab to CPB: Ning. The costs of maintaining this virtual sangha on Ning are rising, and we humbly and with deep appreciation ask you for any monetary donation you might be able to give. We are a registered 501c3 nonprofit organization and can provide you with paperwork for your tax-deductible donation.
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Check out Furman University's official "Place of Peace" Temple Website, and you may also watch the video of the Buddhist dedication ceremony officiated by Dr. David Shaner Sensei and Dr. Jim Eubanks Sensei: http://www.furman.edu/placeofpeace/
Hello and welcome everyone to CPB:Ning! This is our online "Sangha" which is a means of creating and maintaining your social presence through this forum. Please take advantage of this wonderful resource, and be sure to follow the discussions and read through the archived information. The purpose of CPB on Ning is 1) to explore the teachings of (specifically) Pragmatic Buddhism; and 2) to enhance your practice… Continue
As you may or may not know, CPB traces its academic and practice lineages in part to the Soto Zen tradition and in part to the tradition of Ki Aikido. For this reason, CPB is particularly concerned about the recent events in Japan. Several agencies at work helping Japan have set up online donation. Below is a link to a Yahoo news story about several such agencies. If you are so inclined and able to do so, please donate (remembering to make sure that the…Continue