To the Odiyana Kadampa Buddhist Center Community,

At this time, the world is navigating an issue of enormous scale and human impact, and our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

We have set up this page to keep you informed of the steps we are taking in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Update 3.29.20 | Classes Are Now Online

We are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer live-streamed
classes and chanted prayers. Everyone is welcome.

Update 3.13.20 | Classes Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect the health of the community, Odiyana Kadampa Buddhist Center is temporarily closed and branch classes are on hold.

Please check this page often for the most recent updates to our Center response plan.
We are currently exploring options to offer classes online and will share updates as plans are developed.

Wishing you health and peaceful minds,
The OKBC Administrative Team

Update 3.10.20 | COVID-19 Response

Odiyana Kadampa Buddhist Center is committed to cherishing all who attend our classes and events. With the intention of maintaining the health and safety of our community, we are closely monitoring the status of the Coronavirus outbreak and following recommendations from health organizations.

In addition to maintaining our usual standards, we are also taking the following precautions:

  • Extra cleaning of objects that are regularly touched, including doorknobs, light switches, handles and other surfaces.
  • Increasing distance between seating when possible.
  • Providing soaps and sanitizers for your hands.

What you can do:

  • Make use of soaps and sanitizers as deemed appropriate.
  • Reduce physical contact with others.
  • If you feel ill, please stay home.
  • Alert us if you have been at the Center recently and experience symptoms or are diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Meditate and dedicate to the health and wellbeing of others.

Please check our website for updates to our response and reach out anytime if needed.
Thank you for your kindness,
The OKBC Administrative Team
For more information, email or call 860-266-6041.

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