A Monastic Residence Founded in 2013
The Charlotte Buddhist Vihara is a monastic residence and meditation sanctuary located in northeast Charlotte. The Charlotte-born fully ordained Buddhist female monk, Ayya Sudhamma, brings to the group 17 years of experience living in traditional Theravada Buddhist monasteries. She teaches a variety of meditation techniques as well as Buddhist wisdom. People of all religions are welcome. We do not try to convert anyone.
Please join our weekly meditationsRSVP for our meditations by using the social gathering website Meetup.com. Our Meetup link is Meditate with the Monk: Buddhism in Charlotte or you can click here for Upcoming Meetup Events. You can also sign up for our Newsletter to be informed of upcoming events and special guests. The Charlotte Buddhist Vihara is located at 3423 Stonehaven Drive Charlotte, NC 28215.
Upcoming Vihara Events
2:00 pm “Meditation for Calm and Well-be...
“Meditation for Calm and Well-be...
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
At 2 pm Saturdays join us for a calming and uplifting half hour of silent meditation. Afterwards Ayya Sudhamma regularly teaches a class at 2:45 pm on Buddhist scriptures with lecture and discussion; you are welcome to stay for this class as well. (If you are new, look for the Buddhist flag on the front[...]
11:30 am Let’s do Brunch w/ Monk – LOCATI...
Let’s do Brunch w/ Monk – LOCATI...
Jan 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
LOCATION TO BE DECIDED.Please suggest a vegan-friendly restaurant, in the comments below.________________________ Let’s meet at a restaurant to have brunch together – a totally casual occasion. All are welcome. Please sign up here so we can courteously inform the restaurant how many are coming.
7:00 pm “An Evening for Personal Growth”...
“An Evening for Personal Growth”...
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“An Evening for Personal Growth” (Tues 7 pm) Meditate with the Monk-Meditation for Insight (guided aloud by leader as needed for newcomers)-Dhamma talk (lecture based on Buddhist wisdom teachings)-DiscussionSuitable for all levels of meditation experience from 1st timer to oldtimer. Location is in northeast Charlotte. (Address will be provided.) If planning to attend please sign[...]