American Buddhist Seminary

Berkeley, CA   |  www.abstemple.org

Mission

The mission of the American Buddhist Seminary (ABS) is to develop and enhance the spiritual growth of the rapidly expanding Theravada Buddhist community of North America.
Our main objective is to provide religious, academic, and vocational training needed by the monastic and secular Buddhist teachers to achieve our mission.

Other Objectives
Help establish temples and Buddhist practice groups in North America, where needed
Provide classes on Buddhist Religion, Buddhist Philosophy, and Buddhist Meditation
Promote cultivation of Mindfulness
Promote peace and harmony of all religious traditions and communities
Make the teachings of the Buddha available through well-written Dhamma books
Promote the practice of sharing and generosity (Dana) locally, nationally and internationally
Acquire land and structures, as necessary, to reach our objectives
Use conventional methods of raising funds for various projects

Ruling year info

1997

Founder, president and spiritual advisor

Rev. Madawala Seelawimala

Main address

2717 Haste St

Berkeley, CA 94704 USA

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EIN

94-3131828

NTEE code info

(Buddhist) (X50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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American Buddhist Seminary

Board of directors
as of 6/6/2016
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization