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Non-sectarian Buddhism going back to spiritual friendships with Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Rinpoche, extending that unity beyond his unbaiased (rimé; རིས་མེད) movement originating earlier on the Tibetan plateau:

2002 _Pacific Buddha (太平佛) was founded in Monterey Park, California, by a Chan (Zen) monk and a Pure Land monk as a 501c3 nonprofit organization to serve East Los Angeles.

2002 _Helped Urgyen Sangharakshita, a fourth-generation Western Buddhist, complete his final volume of memoirs, published in 2003 as Moving Against the Stream.

2003 _Translated poetry by Hong Yi (弘一大師), a Vinaya School Patriarch.

2011 _Translated The Seven Line Prayer and, The Concise Dudjom Tersar Ngondro, by Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, the first Supreme Head of the Nyingma School.

2012 _Entrusted a sixth-generation Western Buddhist, with the labors of our last living founder before his passing.

2013 _Ended activities in East Los Angeles and started operating in San Diego County.

2014 _Started offering meditation classes one day a week in Del Mar, California.

2014 _Edited the Shorter Pure Land Sutra (Fó Shuo Amítuó Jing; 佛說阿彌陀經) for the Amida Society in Temple City, California, a Pure Land School of Jing Kong Fa Shi.

2015 _Started offering meditation classes two days a week in Littleton, Colorado.

2016 _Expanded meditation classes in Littleton, Colorado, to five days a week.

2016 _Gave away all donations received to close down as a 501c3 nonprofit and focus on continuing “teaching meditation for free, at places who host us freely.”

2016 _Edited the English translation of the children’s book version of the Heart Sutra by 諸橋精光, a Japanese tantric priest from the Shingon School.

2016 _Expanded meditation classes in Del Mar, California, to two days a week.

2016 _Started offering conversations on the Dharma in Orlando, Florida.

2017 _Stopped offering classes in Littleton, Colorado.

2017 _Translated The Concise Chenrezig (Avalokitesvara) sadhana by Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, the first Supreme Head of the Nyingma School.


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