Welcome to the website of Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara

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Buddhist path & practice

wee-buddhaScotland’s Buddhist Vihara is not only a Buddhist temple that offers the full range of Buddhist practice, it is also a community resource offering a variety of courses, inter-faith events and learning opportunities for Scots and Asian people.

We are committed to developing an inclusive and innovative environment to support an exchange of ideas, beliefs and culture between ‘east and west’ through meaningful dialogue and tolerance.

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Programme 2015-2016

Programme of Meditation, Teaching & Devotional Practice 2015-2016

Programme 2015-2016
Course Details

Mindfulness Training for Mothers a fully funded course

Course Details
Teachings Videos

For more teachings please visit our videos page.

Teachings Videos
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Kathina Accounts & Contributions

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Below are the contributions and financial accounts for the 2016 Kathina cerimony:

Kathina Ceremony 2016 […]

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Kathina Ceremony 2016

November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Below you will find pictures from the Scottish Buddhist Vihara’s Kathina ceremony held at Barmulloch […]

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A sermon by Dr. Sumana Siri Thero

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

We would like to invite you to attend a special talk held by Dr.Sumana Siri […]

Sayings of the Buddha

No enemy can harm one so much as one’s own thoughts of craving, hate and jealousy
Dhammapada 42
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The Buddha
Health is greatest gift, contentment is greatest wealth, faithfulness is the great relationship.
The Buddha
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
The Buddha
Once a man asked to Buddha “What is meaning of life?” Buddha simply exclaimed “Life has no meaning in itself but it is itself an opportunity to make it meaningful.”
Every  morning we are born again.
What we do today is what  matters most.
The Buddha