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By Dana Merryday
For The Chronicle 

'Dharma Town:' City has long history with Buddhism

 

November 21, 2019

Photo courtesy Buddha Weekly

Guru Padmasambhava, above, is lovingly referred to as Guru Rinpoche (precious one). He is a co-founder of the Nyingma.

Cottage Grove is a place that is deceptively deep in hidden treasures. Sure, we are known for our covered bridges, excellent biking trails and historic downtown, but did you know we host not one but two Tibetan Buddhist Centers?

Buddhism is the fourth largest religion in the world, having approximately 520 million followers across the globe. Buddhism represents quite a variety of beliefs, traditions and spiritual practices.

Despite the various lineages and schools represented in this philosophy, there is much common ground having come from the common source of the Buddha.

Buddhism was intr...



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