New Year’s Program at the Vihara

Start the new year right by joining together for spiritual development. Also receive blessings & a blessing thread, and share a potluck brunch. SCHEDULE 8:45 AM Early meditation arrivals; 9 AM (Optional) Silent Meditation; 9:50 AM Regular arrivals; 10 AM 30-minute guided meditation; 10:30 AM Break; 11 AM Refuge & Precepts, Buddha-puja, Blessings chants; 11:30 […]

Party at the Vihara July 21st.

  We are coming up on the five-year anniversary of our center’s (Charlotte Buddhist Vihara’s) opening ceremony which took place on a full moon day, in July 2013. ~ Five years of goodness, service, of introducing people to Buddhism and meditation, Dhamma teaching, spiritual development, and countless acts of generosity and kindheartedness. ~ Now that’s […]

Picnic and Meditation Event at Reedy Creek Park

Details Let’s enjoy a couple of hours outdoors together in lovely Reedy Creek Park! We will hike around, find our perfect spot, and sit in meditation for maybe half an hour. Then we can decide upon a picnic spot, and go enjoy a picnic together. Let’s meet at the Nature Center at 11:00 am sharp! […]

*special* DAYLONG RETREAT Sun April 2 with Ayya Sobhana

*special* DAYLONG RETREAT Sun April 2 with Ayya Sobhana, Great Woods (10am-4pm) Sunday Retreat – A special time for meditation and invigoration in nature. RSVP Here Ayya Sobhana Bhikkhuni, Abbess of Awakening Forest Monastery and member of the Dhammadharini Buddhist nuns’ community in California, has kindly agreed to come share Dhamma teachings. She will be […]

Celebrate 2,600 years of Buddhist Nuns!

Saturday, September 17, 2016 10:30 AM to 1:45 PM at the Charlotte Buddhist Vihara   located at  3423 Stonehaven Drive, Charlotte, NC (map) Full Schedule: 9:00-10:15 am – Optional Hard-Core (silent non-guided) Meditation followed by break; 10:30 am – Dhamma teaching focused on ancient poetry of earliest enlightened Buddhist bhikkhunis (nuns); 11:30 am – Refuge & […]

Party/Potluck for 3rd Anniversary of Charlotte Buddhist Vihara

Party/Potluck for 3rd Anniversary of Charlotte Buddhist Vihara Saturday, July 23, 2016   10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Charlotte Buddhist Vihara 3423 Stonehaven Drive, Charlotte, NC To celebrate the founding of the Charlotte Buddhist Vihara we will have a relaxed community get-together starting at 10:00 am, with a few short speeches at 11:00 am, and potluck lunch at Noon.At 2:00 […]