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Planning Council is now open

Please feel free to apply for the planning committee for this council if you are a Dharmagupta lineage holder residing now in the USA.  You must be able to speak and write English, it does not have to be perfect.  You must be able to get online as it will be key to meetings using chat or video chat in the form of Skype, Facebook group video chat, Google Hangouts, or YouTube live streaming for the meetings.  You must commit an equal share of time and effort to this council as the founder and others on the planning committee.

This committee and membership is only available to Bhikshuni and Bhikshu of the Dharmagupta lineage and must only be open to those qualified and presently residing in the USA.

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Temples and Monasteries in the USA

All USA branch and founding temples and monasteries are eligible for non voting membership. As a courtesy for providing shelter for their resident Sangha (monastics only). Please click the 3 bar menu on the right for the non-voting membership application.

USA Sangha Council Accepting Applications and Questions

Dear Monastic Sangha residing in the USA,

Please contact the council directly if you have any questions either through the hosted Facebook Page "USA Sangha Council" or through our email.  A Sangha member will respond promptly.

We are accepting planning committee and board members, both must be residing in the USA, must be Dharmagupta Sangha fully ordained Bhikshu or Bhikshuni.  Please address the council if you wish to appoint yourself or someone else.  All board and planning committee members must be USA Sangha Council members, so please join!

USA Sangha Council