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Jeff Zlotnik leads meditation near the San Diego State University campus. Members of the new fraternity and sorority won't have to be Buddhist, he says; they'll have house rules based on Buddhist teachings, but also normal Greek activities like parties — "hopefully with some mindful behavior and mindful activities and mindful action." Claire Trageser/KPBS hide caption

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Delta Beta Om: Buddha Comes To San Diego's Greek System

New Buddhist fraternity and sorority houses at San Diego State will have meditation, and will stress compassion. They'll also have typical Greek activities, like parties — with mindfulness mixed in.

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Jeff Zlotnik leads meditation near the San Diego State University campus. Members of the new fraternity and sorority won't have to be Buddhist, he says; they'll have house rules based on Buddhist teachings, but also normal Greek activities like parties — "hopefully with some mindful behavior and mindful activities and mindful action." Claire Trageser/KPBS hide caption

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Delta Beta Om: Buddha Comes To San Diego's Greek System

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