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How Are Buddhist Chaplains Trained?

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More Americans are practicing Buddhism, which has specific teachings on death, dying and an afterlife. There’s an increasing need for Buddhist spiritual counseling, but few hospitals with Buddhist chaplains on staff.

There’s only one place in the country that trains fully accredited Buddhist chaplains, Karen Michel reports for Here & Now.

Note: This story was produced with support from New America Media, the Gerontological Society of America and the Archstone Foundation.


  • Karen Michel, freelance reporter.
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