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      Meena Srinivasan is an Indian-American international educator and thought leader in the field of mindfulness in education. She was one of the youngest educators to be awarded the prestigious National Board Certification. A contributor to United Nations publications on inclusive education, Srinivasan earned a Masters degree in Education from UC Berkeley and […]

Sisters of Compassionate Wisdom

“In 2000, we began as a small group of five women in Western PA. At the time we referred to ourselves as The Sisters. Under the spiritual direction of Venerable Ani Drubgyudma (aka Venerable KongHu XianCi), we met for group meditation, Buddhist Studies, and individually for spiritual direction. Additionally, we marched for peace in 2005 […]

Rev. Dhammaratana, Raleigh NC


Computer Equipment for Translation, Tamil Nadu Rev. Dhammaratana received Dharmacharya ordination from Venerables Pannadipa and Pannavati in 2006. Five bhikkhus participated in the ordination including one of Pannavati’s spiritual guides, the Venerable Sujatha, chief advisor to the President of Sri Lanka for U.S. religious affairs. Rev. Dhamma co-facilitates India “Bearing Witness” retreats and the offering […]

Polly Trout, Seattle WA


Patacara Community Center (Buddhist Cafe): Polly Trout, Seattle WA Polly Trout is founder of Seattle Education Access, a nonprofit that provides higher education opportunity to young people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity in King County. She practices primarily in the Mahayana traditions of Zen and Vajrayana, and currently studies with Gen-La Losang Tsering and […]