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a Shambhala Buddhist center in Barnet, Vt.
Eric Wilson of Maine worked on a hearing exercise during the winter gathering of Karme Choling, a Shambhala Buddhist center in Barnet, Vt. (Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene) Globe Staff Photo / Bill Greene

Green mountains, good karma

Buddhist communities thrive in rural Vermont, drawing new residents and visitors

By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / February 23, 2005

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BARNET, Vt. -- In this decidedly New England village, where the Congregational Church spire towers over all else, karma bubbles all around. Seekers of enlightenment have settled here, in the river valleys and the town center, bringing talk of dharma and the toll of gongs to the Green Mountain State. (Full article: 1162 words)

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