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A 200+ page collection of teachings from everyday life, written by Bright Dawn Lay Ministers.

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NOTE: The LIVE show will begin Sunday mornings at 8AM PST / 11AM EST. When you click on the play button in the player, it will begin. If it does not, refresh your browser and click play again.The shows listed after are recordings of previous shows.

You can listen on the Bright Dawn Sangha site at your computer or, if you are away from a computer, you can listen to the LIVE show by calling (347) 945-7953 (long distance number). If you call in you can hear the complete show, but you will be muted so that you will not be heard on air.


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The Lay Minster program begins in late August, 2018.
The number of enrollment slots is limited so be sure to apply early to be able to join the 2018 class. 
Click on the below link for more information.

Daily Dharma Online!

A NEW Dail-the-Dharma message now Online!


A Theravada Monk on Pure Land Buddhism

This article is from a Theravada monk writing favorably on Pure Land teaching and practice:DOUBTS ABOUT THE PURE LAND:WHY SHOULD I BELIEVE?- Bhante Cintita -Keep an open mind toward the Pure Land. Much of whatwe call “life” and “my world” are…Continue

Started by Matthew Satori in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions Jun 30.

Buddhist Wedding Traditions 1 Reply

Hello, does anyone have any guidance or recommendations on how to go about incorporating dharma teaching into a wedding ceremony or vow renewal? For context, my husband and my 10 year approaches and I would love to have a dharma based renewal…Continue

Started by Sarah Bourouphael in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Ginny Geiyo Parkum Jun 28.

Can One Attain Enlightenment Without Reading Anything? 6 Replies

So I'm having a debate with a friend and he's saying that people can attain enlightenment without reading anything. I don't know if this is true. If they have a Master supporting them, they must have read something at some point. Some sort of…Continue

Started by Audrey in General Buddhism and Dharma Discussions. Last reply by Audrey Jan 24.

Liturgy Book

Can anyone recommend a book or source of some sorts for one who enjoys practicing home liturgies with recitations, chants, sutras, etc? Currently I use my own form made from mostly Zen sources (with a few substitutions from elements I took from the…Continue

Started by Tommy Manyo Bradshaw in How to Practice Dec 7, 2018.


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