News and Announcements

Building a Chinese Buddhist Shrine in Nairobi

The Chinese community in Kenya is rapidly growing. Among them, there are many Buddhists. Many Chinese Buddhist traditions are different from our Theravada Buddhist Traditions. Dr. Zhao Weijie and several Chinese Buddhists approached me in January of 2014 and asked about the possibility of bringing some Chinese Bodhisatva statues so that they can do their…

Guided Meditation for Stress Management and Personal Well Being

May 31, 2014 3pm to 6pm Studio YEMM, Hamden, CT.

Special Events And Spiritual Programs At The Nairobi Buddhist Temple

Sunday meditation program which will include Guided meditation, Dhamma talk and discussion.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

In April of 2014, Bhante Wimala conducted teaching programs in two Buddhist centers in Malaysia. Mahakaruna Buddhist Society Subang 2, Kuala Lumpu Sentul Buddhist temple, Kuala Lumpur

Humanitarian Award from Asian Development Foundation College

On the 11th of April, Bhante Wimala received The Asian Development Foundation College Humanitarian Award. He received the award from Dr. Edward Chua, the President of the college at a special event organized in the public library in Tacloban City in The Philippines. Following is an excerpt from the talk delivered by Dr. Edward Chua:…

On April 4th 2014, Manila, Philippines

Bhante Wimala delivered a Dhamma talk and led a discussion with the Sri Lankan Embassy staff and members of the Sri Lankan community in Manila, Philippines. The event was held at the residence of Mrs. HMGRRK Wijeratne Mendis, Charge d’ Affaires of Sri Lankan embassy in Manila.

Wedding Ceremony in Thailand

The wedding ceremony of Meera and Meeraj was held in The Renaissance Resort and Spa in Phuket, Thailand. Bhante has known Meera and her parents Sejal and Manish Kanani for many years. Bhante Wimala was invited by the family to perform a special blessing ceremony at the wedding on the 6th of April 2014.

Attending the Graduation Ceremony, Philippines

Rev. Bhante Y. Wimala took a break from his busy schedule on humanitarian projects for Yolanda survivors at Tacloban City, Philippines to attend the graduation ceremony of The Asian Development Foundation College. The teachers, students, and organizers all were delighted to welcome Rev. Wimala for the 29th commencement exercises. He delivered the keynote speech on…