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CELEBRATE KATHINA OCT 29th + CBV 10th ANNIV. (in-person)

We soon will enter the last month of the traditional Vassa residency season, followed closely by our Kathina celebration, on Sunday 29th October from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT. Vassa marks the monsoon season of northeast India, during which it’s better for the environment if monks give up traveling for a few months. After the 3-month […]

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We are back to in person Events at the Vihara

Our Thursday meditation and Dharma teachings are back IN PERSON 7-8 pm each week. All are welcome to come sit by the Bodhi tree as we learn mindfulness and meditation together as a Sangha. Thank you to this beautiful community of wise friends. Sign Up Here    

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Nature Meditation Retreat & picnic Great Woods Zen

Join Rev. Sudhamma for a Nature Meditation Retreat & picnic Great Woods Zen – 8315 Hickory Dr Charlotte, NC August 20th (Sunday) 9am-12pm + picnic afterwards A special time for quiet meditation and invigoration in nature. We will meet at Great Woods Zen retreat center (not far from the Vihara) for a morning of meditation […]

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Donate to give the Vihara a permanent home in Charlotte

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the revival of women’s ordination after nearly 10 centuries during which there were no Theravada bhikkhuni vihara (monasteries). Today, we are grateful for the Charlotte Buddhist Vihara, one of several dozen Theravada bhikkhuni viharas worldwide. We are asking you to mark this anniversary, as well as become part of Buddhist history with a commitment of $108.00 to ensure that  our vihara has a […]

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