Mountain Stream Meditation Center in Auburn, California was founded by John
Travis, mentoring teacher to Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center is the large center on the west coast offering
retreats and classes in the Theravadin tradition.
Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts is the first center established
in the US for Theravadin meditation practice.
The Bhavana Society, home base for Bhante Gunaratana in West Virginia, offers a
glimpse into the order of monastics as established by the Buddha 2600 years ago
Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery, located north of Ukiah in northern California,
operates in the Thai Forest Tradition of Ajahn Cha. It also offers a thorough
grounding in monastic practice.
Watt Metta, east of Los Angeles in Valley Center, California, is home to Thanissaro
Bhikkhu and a monastic community. Free downloads of suttas and books are
available as well as dharma talks.