vihara


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vihara

(viːˈhɑːrə)
n
(Buddhism) a type of Buddhist temple which usually has living quarters for monks or nuns, a shrine with an image of the Buddha and a meditation space
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The Chief Incumbent of the Sri Sambodhi Vihara in Colombo, the Ven.
Next to the shrine is the Vihara temple, where he practices lion dancing as part of a troupe he has been performing with since he was six.
During his period of service as Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Germany ( 2014 - 2017) he was a constant visitor to Das Buddhistische Haus (Berlin Vihara) in Germany, with members of his family and staff, and they extended their fullest support and patronage under his guidance to the Buddhist religious activities being conducted at the Berlin Vihara.
According to Ayurveda, ahara and vihara aggravate doshas.
Other historic sites in the region include one Jain Vihara, 12 Buddha Viharas, 22 Shiva temples and monolithic statues of Mahavira and Buddha," says Aloke Bajpai, CEO and co- founder of ixigo.
While searching for ballast he began excavating a vast mound of bricks which formed part of the remains of an abandoned Buddhist monastery or vihara.
The Peace Pagoda is at Birmingham Buddhist Vihara, Osler Street, Ladywood B16 9EU.
Without divulging details about specifics of the Vihara case, Mutawa said they have already been in touch with various authorities, including the Indian Embassy to arrange for cremation, but there was an exceptional delay in the case.
At Jakarta's 350-year-old Buddhist temple, Vihara Dharma Bhakti, thousands of celebrants from the Indonesian capital and surrounding regions prayed before burning incense sticks and performed other rituals.
There was a change in this pattern around the 5th century CE and the shrine and the residence or vihara came to be combined as the image of the Buddha occupied the central cell in residential complexes of the later phase.
Till recent time a 95 years old hermit was in residence at the Bana Vihara known as Bana Bante.
The exhibits in the Buddha Gallery have already been blessed by a senior monk from Birmingham's own Buddhist Vihara, or monastery.