College of Buddhist Studies
An educational facility associated with the International
Buddhist Meditation Center in Los Angeles. It was founded as
the College of Oriental Studies by the Venerable Thich ThienAn
(1926–1980) and offers a curriculum in advanced Buddhist
studies leading to ordination to the Buddhist priesthood. It is
currently headed by Thich Thien-An’s successor, the Venerable
Karuna Dharma. Also associated with the center is the ThienAn
Institute of Buddhist Studies. Address 933 S. New Hampshire
Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90006

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