- an archival site on the life and world of Shunryu Suzuki and those who knew him.

home        what's new        bibliography         interviews        stories     and more if you look around

The Cambridge Buddhist Association
from the website of Harvard's Pluralism Project 
with a few small additions and subtractions by Elsie Mitchell and DC

Go to profile of the CBA on Harvard's Pluralism Project
Go to Elsie Mitchell Main Page

The Cambridge Buddhist Association is defunct

The C.B.A. Today

9-30-07 update - There are currently two teachers at the CBA: Lama Migmar, a Tibetan who is the Harvard University Buddhist chaplain, and Austrian Dokoro (sp?), in the Rinzai lineage of Joshu Sasaki who had a zendo in Salzburg and who is the Buddhist chaplain for Boston University. The Cambridge Buddhist Association's former resident director wqs the Ven. Dharman Stortz, a Zen monk of Bukkokuji with 30 years of experience in Buddhist meditation practices. The Association conducts a regular schedule of zazen, retreats, introductory periods for beginners, children’s Dharma classes and Buddhist services at its present location at 75 Sparks Street. They also maintain a library. In addition, the C.B.A. provides facilities for other Buddhist groups in the Boston area, which currently include the Community of Interbeing and the Sakya Institute, with the Lama Migmar in charge. A quarterly schedule and newsletter is available on request.

See a profile of the CBA from the Pluralism Project

Maurine Stuart Roshi (1922-1990), student of Soen Nakagawa Roshi (1907-1984), was the CBA teacher most known to recent students at the SFZC.

CBA's 50th anniversary - congratulations

Go to profile of the CBA on Harvard's Pluralism Project
Go to Elsie Mitchell Main Page