The Land of Medicine Buddha is a meditation and retreat center in Santa Cruz, California that is involved in the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhist teachings and health practices through Dharma classes, guided meditations, pujas, and festivals.
The Sitagū Buddha Vihāra is a temple in Austin, Texas that has been instrumental in advancing Theravāda Buddhist practice in Texas and surrounding areas, promoting health through common Buddhist practices and community outreach, and maintaining Burmese culture.
The Tibetan Medicine and Holistic Healing Clinic in Boulder, Colorado, provides disease prevention and healing through diet, herbs, lifestyle choices, meditation, and Buddhist rituals, all individually tailored to each patients’ needs and attributes.
Tzu Chi Medical Foundation (LA) serves its community by providing disaster relief and medical care to those in need. They have established a network of charitable clinics, mobile locations, and health fairs tailored to the needs of the community.
Transnational Korean organization brings modernized Korean Buddhism and traditional East Asian medicine to the Philadelphia suburbs.
This ethnographic and documentary film project shows that health and healing are regular parts of daily life for Philadelphia’s Buddhist communities.