Venerable Kusala Bhikshu – Urban Dharma West
Urban Dharma West is a community that meets in Agoura Hills, CA the second Saturday of each month (dates below) to discuss Buddhism and related concepts. The group is facilitated by the Ven. Kusala Bhikshu and gathers at YogaEveryone for a Dharma talk, discussion and meditation.
Ven. Kusala Bhikshu (Thich Tam-Thien) is an American born Bhikshu (monk) ordained in the Zen Tradition of Vietnam. // In 1979 Kusala became interested in Meditation, and found his way to the International Buddhist Meditation Center. In 1981 he took refuge, and accepted the five precepts of a lay Buddhist, and was given the name Kusala (skillful).
Kusala is a member of the Buddhist-Roman Catholic Dialogue of Los Angeles and the Interfaith Council of Garden Grove, Stanton, and Westminster. Kusala was Buddhist Chaplain for the University Religious Conference at UCLA and director of the University Buddhist Association at UCLA for eleven years.
In 2000 Kusala was invited to join the UCLA Medical Center Spiritual Care Committee.
Kusala Bhikshu was awarded the Mayor’s Certificate of Appreciation for his work with the Wilshire Center Interfaith Council of Los Angeles.
Dates for 2014
9:00AM- 10:30AM – All Are Welcome
For more information about Ven. Kusala: http://urbandharma.org/kusalainfo/index.html