THE BUDDHIST COUNCIL OF NEW YORK

The Buddhist Council of New York, founded in 1985, is an association of Buddhist Temples and organizations who's mission is to foster dialogue, cooperation and unity within the Buddhist community in the New York City area, as well as to observe Vesak (commemorating the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha) each year. Membership is open to any Buddhist Temple tracing it's lineage to a recognized Buddhist tradition. For further information please call 718-556-2051.