Monthly Archives: February 2014

What is a ‘Buddhist Building’?

We’ve been asked this question quite a few times since we started this project, and whilst at first the answer might seem straightforward, in actual fact, it’s not. The term ‘Buddhist Building’, especially (although probably not exclusively) in the English … Continue reading

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“From Incarceration to Liberation”: Jamyang London

Our research journey begins at Jamyang London. Situated a stone’s throw away from Kennington Tube Station, this Buddhist centre, part of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (or FPMT) in the Tibetan Gelug tradition, occupies a Victorian … Continue reading

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Amaravati Buddhist Monastery: Building Buddhism in brightness and spaciousness

  Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, in the Thai Theravāda Forest tradition, is located near Hemel Hempstead and consists of a purpose built temple alongside buildings that were previously used for a school for children with learning difficulties (St Margaret’s School) and, … Continue reading

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