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 Western Buddhist Review 
Journal of the Western Buddhist Order
FWBO - The main web-site for the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order
Access To Insight - a site with much of the Pali Canon online.
Clear Vision - an FWBO charity promoting Buddhist understanding through visual medias.
Windhorse Publications - The publishing business for the FWBO
Wildmind - learn meditation online

Other FWBO web pages

Many other FWBO centres, businesses, and charities have websites. Please feel free to check them out. For details of centres, etc that do not have web sites, we suggest checking the main FWBO site. Please report any broken links to the FWBO Webmaster.

Buddhism and ecology

Ecopractice: Buddhism and environmentalism

Engaged Buddhism

Ecopractice: Buddhism and environmentalism
Karuna Appeal Help support the Karuna Trust

Retreat Centres

Going on Retreat provides details for all eight FWBO Buddhist Retreat Centres in the UK.

Aryaloka New Hampshire
BuddhaField Camping Retreats (UK)
BuddhaField North Buddhist retreats outdoors and under canvas (UK)
Dhanakosa Retreat Centre Highlands of Scotland
Guhyaloka Men's ordination retreat centre (Spain)
Padmaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre Men's Buddhist Retreat Centre (Norfolk, UK)
Rivendell Retreat Centre South East England
Sudharshanaloka New Zealand
Taraloka Women's Retreat Centre (Shropshire)
Tiratanaloka Women's Retreat Centre (Wales)
Vajraloka Men's Meditation Retreat Centre (Wales)

Solitary Retreat Facilities

Benimaurell, Spain
Clocaenog Forest, Wales

FWBO in the Spanish speaking world

Aprende la meditación budista
Los Amigos de la Orden Budista Occidental (AOBO)
Libros sobre el budismo y la meditación

See also links for centers in Spain, Mexico, and Venezuela, below.



FWBO Australasia Portal
Brisbane FWBO
Melbourne FWBO
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Toowoomba FWBO


Antwerpen / Antwerp
Ghent / Gent












Den Haag


TBMSG (main India site)


Dublin Buddhist Centre


Mexico City FWBO

New Zealand

FWBO New Zealand




FWBO Poland





United Kingdom

Birmingham Buddhist Centre (including groups in Leamington Spa, Malvern, Shrewsbury, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, and Worcester)
Brighton Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre
  South Bristol Buddhist Meditation
Cambridge Buddhist Centre
Cardiff Buddhist Centre
Colchester Buddhist Center
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Blackdurn Buddhist Centre
Edinburgh Buddhist Centre
FWBO Glasgow
FWBO Highlands ("Bigmind")
FWBO Ipswich
Leeds Buddhist Centre
FWBO Letchworth (Flash)
Liverpool Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre (main London centre)
London (North)
London (West)
Manchester Buddhist Centre
Newcastle Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Nottingham Buddhist Centre
Southampton FWBO
Southend FWBO
FWBO Scotland site (including groups in Aberdeen, Ayr, Dingwall, Forres, Inverness, Stirling, Perth, and Shetland)


California: San Francisco FWBO
Illinois: Great River Sangha
New Hampshire: Aryaloka FWBO Retreat Center
New York: FWBO NYC
Maine: Nagaloka
Massachusetts: FWBO Boston
Montana: Rocky Mountain Buddhist Center
Washington: Seattle Buddhist Center
  Richland FWBO


Centro Budista de Merida

Media, Education, and Interfaith

Buddhist Care Network Promoting links between Buddhism and healthcare/social care
Buddhist Recovery Buddhist resources on addiction recovery
The Clear Vision Trust Videos, images, in-service teacher training, and teaching materials for schools
  Meditation for Everyone Meditation video and DVD
Dharma Life Magazine Devoted to the meeting of Buddhism and the modern world (26 issues)
do evolution German language meditation and yoga books and CDs
Free Buddhist Audio: MP3 and podcasts
FWBO Buddhist Articles Articles and essays on Buddhist spiritual practice in the West
FWBO Communications Office Press and media contact point
FWBO Photos on Flikr
FWBO News website FWBO and TBMSG events, happenings, people and places
FWBO People Includes blogs and personal sites
FWBO Prison Dharma Buddhism Behind Bars -Taking the Dharma to prisoners
Lights in the Sky Film production
Urthona Arts magazine
Western Buddhist Review Academic journal
Wolf at the Door Writing workshops

Engaged Buddhism

Ecopractice: Buddhism and environmentalism

FWBO Prison Dharma A site for FWBO prison Dharma teachers to share their practice

Karuna Appeal Help support the Karuna Trust, which runs social projects in India.

Meditation Resources

Wildmind Buddhist Meditation Online meditation resource
  Méditation: le guide en ligne de l'Esprit Indompté
  Meditation guide in Chinese (Simplified)
  Meditation guide in Chinese (Traditional)
  Meditation guide in Russian
Meditation Video and DVD (from Meditation for Everyone)
Happy Buddha A meditation resource by WBO member Suryacitta

FWBO Right Livelihood Businesses, etc.

Aranya Women and Buddhism
Berlin English Teaching English in Berlin, Germany
Birmingham Yoga Studio (UK)
Blue Sky Mindfulness Meditation Dublin Meditation for stress reduction and pain management (Ireland)
Bodywise Natural Health Centre (in Manchester, UK)
Bodywise Natural Health Centre (in London, UK)
Breathworks Mindfulness-based strategies for living well (Manchester, UK)
Cambridge Stress Reduction Courses in mindfulness-based stress reduction (Cambridge, UK)
Crucible Research Finding new ways of enhancing the experience of work
Earth Cafe (in Manchester, UK)
Evolution Arts and Health Centre (in Brighton, UK)
Friends Organic Organic foods (East London, UK)
FwboNet Webhosting services, Internet support and online Marketplace
Gallery Cafe (in London, UK)
Gratitude Unlimited A site for expressing thanks
Higher Evolution Centre Complementary health and personal development (in Ipswich, UK)
Karuna Trust A charity working mainly in India
Mindfulness Works Offers mindfulness training for coaches
Oasis Yoga and Health A complementary health centre twinned with the Croydon Buddhist Centre
Sahaja Buddhist sculpture
Shopping for Buddhas An online shop selling fine quality statues and paintings of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas
Stress Reduction at Work Through Mindfulness offers onsite workplace stress reduction in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Team-Building, Stress Management, and Meditation (in Birmingham, UK)
Tipu's Tiger Restaurant (in Missoula, Montana)
Triodos Bank Dana Partnership Savings Account
Wildmind Meditation Supplies
Windhorse Publications The FWBO publishing house
Windhorse Books (in Australia)
Windhorse:Evolution Gift import/export and retail
Yoga (in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK)
Yoga Meditation Retreats (in Spain)

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