Aug 25, 2012

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Guide to Meditation

What is Meditation? Meditation has many definitions and meanings. In the West, it often refers to thinking something over or reflection. For Buddhists, meditation is a spiritual discipline that utilizes the power of attention to help us along the path of awakening. In the time of the Buddha the word used was bhāvanā which translates as contemplation, progression, development,...

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Jan 15, 2012

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About Us

About Us

Our temple was founded by Vietnamese monks and nuns for the benefit of all those wishing to experience Buddhism. Although it was founded by the Vietnamese sangha (under the guidance of Venerable Thich Thong Hai), An Lac bears no borders around any specific race or religion. The Mission was first established in 2001 as a small Buddhist temple in Oxnard, California. Our current...

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Nov 22, 2011

Ventura Buddhist Center

Ventura Buddhist Center

Welcome to An Lac Mission’s official website. We are a Buddhist...