Buddhist Community

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The Buddhist Community is one of nine active faith groups supported by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

Adi Bemak and Peggy Gillespie are the Buddhist Co-Advisors. 

Group Type

Faith Community, Student Organizations, Religious Groups

Upcoming Events

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

Memorial of the historical Buddha passing away. (Mahayana) Japan, North America

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

Tibetan year 2147. Losar is celebrated for 15 days, with the main celebrations on the first three days.

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

The most important day of the year for Buddhists. Coming on the full moon, it commemorates the birth, awakening, and passing away (paranibbana) of the...

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

Asalha Puja (Dhamma Day) commemorates the BuddhaÕs first discourse, given to the five monks at the Deer Park at Sarnath, near Varanasi. The day is observed...

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

Anniversary of the historical Buddha's awakening. (Mahayana) Japan, North America


Recent Events

Bodhi Day


Wesak (Buddha Day)


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