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 […]

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New Years Eve Meditation and More

Dear Friend, Got plans? For a nice safe alcohol-free beautiful and uplifting start to 2016, join us: Thursday New Year’s Eve  6-9pm We will hold a special reflection & meditation program at the Vihara. Details for New Year’s Eve (link to our online organizing site) Friday New Year’s Day All day (9am-3pm) It’s an easy […]

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Kathina 2010 Aranya Bodhi Ceremoniously deciding who shall get robe

“KATHINA”­­ Nov 1st – Join 5 Monks Here for Celebration!

Sunday Nov 1st, Join the traditional annual “Kathina celebration” at Charlotte Buddhist Vihara, a family-friendly joyful program organized by the Buddha himself to bring together the larger community of his clergy & supporters. ~ Four bhikkhunis (fully-ordained female monks) will join Ayya Sudhamma to engage in the central ritual about a sacred robe. Some say […]

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