The Buddhist Association of the United States was established by the efforts of Venerable Lok To (1923 ~), the late Upasika Yu-Tsing Hwang, and the support of Upasaka C.T. Shen (1913 ~ 2007). They had the vision that the ever-new wisdom embodied in the principles of Buddhism would be able to bring peace and happiness to a suffering and troubled world.
With other ardent Buddhists, they set up a place for Dharma practice in an apartment in the Bronx, New York, in early 1964. On October 21, 1964, a charter of non-profit incorporation was granted to the Buddhist Association of the United States (abbreviated as BAUS hereafter) by the State of New York.
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