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Buddhist monastery finds home near Decorah

In the rolling hills of northeast Iowa, amid fields of cattle and corn, sits a simple, cream-colored building. The gravel road leading to the dwelling climbs an incline. A weathered wooden sign surrounded by flowers and tall grass reads “Ryumonji Zen Monastery.” A Buddhist monastery, the only one of its kind in the state. Buddhism, […]