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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Sustainable Development Goals Youth Network of Sri Lanka (SDGYNSL) initiated by SUNFO is planning to commemorate 'International Youth Day' by organizing a 'Bicycle Parade' on Aug 14 2019, at 8.00AM, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo 7.
Tenders are invited for Consultancy Services for detailed Project Report, Field Survey, General Report, Basic Drawing, Technical Report, Detailed Drawing, Detailed Cost Estimate for Improvements to Roads and Drains at Sai Vihara Badavana Naidu Badavane and surrounding areas in Chowdeshwari Ward No.
Ramanayake had made allegations against monks attached to the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara Temple.
Since then, the committee has built the Buddha Vihara Buddist Temple on Zoar Street and the Dr Ambedkar Buddhist Resource Centre in the Punjab, a multi-purpose centre for education, social awareness and the teachings of Buddhism which opened in 2010 and now has over 400 children.
The lively yet modest celebration filled the air when some 3,000 devotees visited the Maha Vihara Buddhist Temple, Brickfields to conduct religious ceremonies by lighting candles and bringing flowers to symbolise the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha.
Sanchi, (Madhya Pradesh) [India] Nov 24 ( ANI ): The city of Sanchi has geared up for the 66th edition of Chethiyagiri Vihara Festival.
Reverend Walpola Piyananda is the chief incumbent at the Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara (Temple) in Los Angeles California which was established in 1982.
Later, the Relics will be taken to Kandy (11th May at Balagollla Budhist Centre and 12th May at Ambanwela Raja Maha Vihara) for public exposition.
President Maithripala Sirisena who is in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 took part in the Oil Anointing Ceremony held at the London Buddhist Vihara, on Monday (16).
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 Buddha was found below the surface with its left foot missing.
A case in point is Indian expat Kumar Vihara's body which is lying in Shaikh Khalifa Medical Hospital (SKMC) mortuary since June 2012.
The exhibits in the Buddha Gallery have already been blessed by a senior monk from Birmingham's own Buddhist Vihara, or monastery.