Notes and News

Ven. Members of the vihara at the end of a Buddhist blessing service at the Governers House, Maryland. Governer Parris Glendening, First lady and their baby are standing with the monks.

Jan 12 - 2003


Talented and generous. Our friends from Chicago and Michigan played “Vessantara” in aid to the Vihara. This wonderful event was coordinated by Mr.Laxman Mapa and Mr. Chandrapala of Chicago and organized by Mr.Upali Perera, Mrs.Dilani Dias and Mr.Kutila Dias.
Students of Walt Whitman High School posing for a photo with Ven. U. Gnanaloka Nayaka Thera after a speech by Bhante Dhammasiri.

Young Americans seem to be very interested in Buddhism. They frequently visit the Vihara to learn about Buddhism.

Picture: Students of Mennonite University Listening to a monk at the Vihara.