March with us in the Pride Parade

It is with great joy we share that the Dharma Bum Temple will be marching in the 2024 San Diego Pride Parade on Saturday July 20th at 10am! 

Over the last six years our Co-Founder & CEO Jeffrey Zlotnik has…

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Congratulations to the Women's Buddhist Leadership Program

We want to congratulate these amazing eight women for completing the Women’s Buddhist Leadership Program on Saturday April 20, 2024! It was truly an honor to work with them as they explored many topics, ultimately leading to a deeper understanding… Read more

Women’s Buddhist Leadership Program

It brings us great joy to introduce the Dharma Bum Temple’s first ever Women’s Buddhist Leadership Program! We started Saturday and are honored to bring together this amazing group of women. We were so blessed to have Karma Lekshe Tsomo…

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BuddhistDoor Global Articles on the Dharma Bum Temple

“The pulse of spirituality in modern America is ever changing, and in recent years, Western people have been seemingly more in touch with their spirituality than ever before. Western scholars have been writing books on the Buddha’s teachings for decades,…

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BuddhistDoor Global Article on Delta Beta Tau

“When you hear the word “fraternity,” mindfulness might not be the first thing that comes to mind. When you hear the word “meditation,” the first people who come to mind probably aren’t college students either, that is unless you’re discussing…

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San Diego Union Tribune Article

“Most temples do not host events to celebrate, as Christmas is not immediately relevant to Buddhist tradition, but their doors are always open to those who do…”

Check out the recent San Diego Union Tribune article about Christmas and Buddhism…

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2023 Year-End Fundraiser

Dear Friends, As we come to the end of 2023, I look back on what has been an amazing and beautiful year at the Dharma Bum Temple. I have seen this little Temple grow at a rate faster than ever… Read more