We are part of the growing North
American Shin Buddhist Association (NASBA) that focuses on fellowship and group development providing technical, financial,
organizational support and giving assistance to member sanghas and groups. We are associated with communities
located in Connecticut, New
Mexico, Ontario andPuerto Rico.
NASBA Communities and Groups
Faith Fellowship of Connecticut
Practice Group of Farmington
Buddhist Practice Group of Rocky Hill
Albuquerque Buddhist Fellowship Group
Grupo Budista de Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
Northern Ontario Buddhists
Below offers explanations
and web links to the above and other groups. If you wish to contact us using our main e-mail address
BUDDHIST FAITH FELLOWSHIP OF CONNECTICUT. This
is the flagship community of our independent Shin Buddhist association, which was founded in 2001. It gathers on
most Sunday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Memorial Chapel at Wesleyan University in Middletown. It offers
a full array of spiritual programs and is the model for all SBF communities. In addition, it's New England's first
integrated Shin/Zen community. See schedule.
GROUP OF ROCKY HILL. This group emphasizes basic Mahayana Buddhist practice with voice
meditation (using the Juseige or Shoshinge chant), a brief zazen and prayer practice. Afterwards, there is a unique media-based discussion
format. Meets once a month (except during the summer months) either on a Tuesday or Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Includes discussion, fellowship and tea. Hosted by James and Cindy. Call James for simple directions,
schedule and more information at (860) 593-2057.
GROUP OF FARMINGTON. This group meets once a month on Friday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Unionville,
Connecticut, using eclectic texts and media plus practices Juseige Chant/voice meditation and a brief zazen. Hosted by Linda,
who has two very well-behaved dogs & cats (for those who are allergic). Call for simple directions, and
more information and schedule at (860) 675-4733.
is an informal environmental and peace advocacy group of concerned Buddhist and non-Buddhist individuals, which meets on a regularly on Sunday mornings after the BFF Sunday gathering (). They believe that any effective 21st century spiritual practice must include an ecological and peace perspective that
is fully integrated into their everyday lives. Callthe Coordinator at Jerry Sawyer
at (203) 378-8601.
every Sunday from to at the Lotus Dragon Tai
Chi in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Includes sacred chants using the Juseige, etc, discussion and fellowship. Hosted by our BFF
Practice Leader Dug Corpolongo. For more information call 1-(866)-306-0118.