About The Washington D.C. Buddhist Study Group


The Washington D.C. Buddhist Studies Group is has come to an end.
As Sidhartha Gotama said over 2,600 years ago all things are impermanent.
Special thanks to Michael Roehm for starting the group, as well as acting as a guide and a teacher for many years.  Thanks to James Binkley for taking up the reins of leadership afterwards for many years.  Thanks to all of the members who came over the years.

Texts Used:

Most of our discussions were drawn from the 3 primary texts listed below:

  1. The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha: A Translation of the Majjhima Nikaya translated by Bhikkhus Nanamoli & Bodhi
  2. In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon compiled and translated by Bhikku Bodhi
  3. Wings to Awakening: An Anthology from the Pali Canon by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff)
    To request a printed copy of this book, please write to: Metta Forest Monastery, P.O. Box 1409, Valley Center, CA 92082, USA. Otherwise it is freely available in PDF, HTML and other electronic formats.

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