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Road to Asia Part III

On November 14, 2016 By

WFB CONFERENCE

Dr. Chamith Nanayakkara, Chapter Leader Kandy, Sri Lanka, Albert Mah, Chapter Leader Perth, Australia, Ananda Mahinkanda, member of our San Diego Chapter, and Bob Isaacson, DVA President, were DVA’s representatives at the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) Conference in Seoul, South Korea, and at the first ever Asian Buddhist Animal Rights Conference, co-sponsored […]

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Bright Aisles, Dark Alleys

On December 7, 2014 By

Bright Aisles, Dark Alleys Posted on November 21, 2014by 

―a brief address by Tashi Nyima to the Richardson Interfaith Alliance (TX) during the Thanksgiving Observance

There is a […]

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I am the President and co-founder of Dharma Voices for Animals (DVA), a non-profit organization, originating in San Diego, California, USA.  We have over 760 members worldwide in 40 countries.  Our mission is to give meaning to the Buddha’s teachings by being the voice for animals in Buddhist communities throughout the world.  The World Fellowship […]

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Twenty-seven people attended a day-long retreat sponsored by Dharma Voices for Animals in San Diego on Saturday, July 20. The teacher was Bob Isaacson.  We met in the home of two DVA members.

Those that are vegetarian, vegan, and those who are neither, were invited to join.  We meditated together, talked in both small and […]

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Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California hosted an International Vipassana Teachers Conference June 10-13.  Before the conference began, DVA learned that the teachers were planning to discuss climate change/global warming, how to reflect the urgency of climate change in their teachings, and how to encourage students to get involved. Concerned that the enormous impact […]

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 [Note:  At Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis, MN, on 27 June 2013, a discussion on “Humans, Animals, and Non-Harming” took place at the invitation of the Center’s guiding teacher, Mark Nunberg.  Presenters included Dr. Mark Berkson, Religious Studies Professor at Hamline University, Dr. Deane Curtin, Philosophy Professor at Gustavus Adolphus University, and Dr. Greta […]

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