Buddhist Chaplaincy


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The Buddhist Chaplaincy, led by the Buddhist Chaplain, works closely with alumni, faculty, staff, and students to support the Buddhist community at Emory through a progressive and pluralistic approach.

The Buddhist Chaplain provides outreach and helps to organize the Buddhist community, develops leadership groups, and collaboratively plans, develops, and implements high-quality spiritual life programs including weekly gatherings, holiday observances, retreats, service and social justice projects, and fellowship events.

The Buddhist Chaplain is also available for pastoral care and leadership in invocations, memorial services, vigils, and other rituals as needed. The Buddhist Chaplaincy works closely with other OSRL chaplains, staff, and students on interfaith initiatives and connects the campus with local, regional, and national opportunities and resources. For more information please, contact religiouslife@emory.edu.


Buddhist Chaplain: The Venerable Priya Sraman


On Campus Buddhist and Mindfulness Communities


Alumni Community

  • Emory Buddhist Alumni

The Living Mandala

The Emory Buddhist Chaplaincy maintains the Living Mandala in front of Cannon Chapel on Emory's Atlanta campus as a spiritual practice. More information is available here.


Off Campus Buddhist Communities

For a list of local Buddhist centers near Emory, please click here.


Other Resources

Atlanta Buddhism

The Emory-Tibet Partnership: Tibet.emory.edu

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