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Florida Buddhist Vihara

Florida Buddhist Vihara, is a non-profit religious organization fully dedicated to the practice, promotion and dissemination of Gautama Buddha’s teachings of morality, compassion, kindness, self -control and generosity.  The purpose of the Buddhist teachings and practices is mainly to purify one’s senses by controlling the mind and to advance oneself towards the path of serenity, content and eternal happiness!

The Florida Buddhist Vihara provides life guidance according to Buddhist philosophy and deliver sermons to devotees from all walks of life whether they are beginners or well-versed in the practice of Buddhism. It is also a place visited by many distinguished Buddhist monks from all over the world on regular basis thus providing devotees a great opportunity to engage in their sermons and take part in meditation retreats conducted at the temple premises.

 

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Featured Event

Katina Pinkama

Date : 12 Nov 2016 (SAT)
Time : 5am – 4pm EST
Venue : 2208 Maydell drive
Tampa, Florida 33619

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Upcoming Events

The annual children’s Sil and meditation program

Organized by the Florida Buddhist Vihara will be held on Sunday the 05th of March. All children, regardless of whether they attend Sunday school are welcome to take part.

09.30 – 10.00 Buddha Puja, Observance of Sil
10.00 – 10.45 Dhamma Sermon
10.45 – 10.50 Interval
10.50 – 11.20 Meditation
11.20 – 11.35 Buddha puja
11.35 – 12.30 Dane & Interval
12.30 – 01.00 Dhamma discussion
01.00 – 01.30 Short chanting & Cleaning

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Browse through our blog to read informative articles on Buddhism as well as to see articles submitted by students from the Sunday school. If you would like to submit an article to our blog please send the article to floridafbv@gmail.com

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