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May 2016

Venerable Pitigala Gunarathana Thero

By |May 12th, 2016|

Dear Devotees and Friends in Dhamma,

This is to let you now that Venerable Pitigala Gunarathana Thero will be visiting the Vihara this Saturday and Sunday.

Venerable Gunarthana Thero is a very popular Thero delivering Sermons to depth of Dhamma. We hope you will be able to take benefit of his visit to the Vihara this weekend.

You can find many of the  Dhamma Sermons conducted by the Thero by following the link below.

We are hoping to organise a Dhamma Sermon or a Dhamma Discussion after the Vesak Lantern Making Workshop.

Date: Saturday, 14th May 2016

Time: 04:30 pm – 05:30 pm

Venue: Vihara

Medium: Sinhala Language
If you have any questions […]

Vesak Programme

By |May 10th, 2016|

Mindfulness training for mothers

By |May 9th, 2016|

Who is this course for?

This course is for mothers who have children aged 0 months to 8 years old and are experiencing stress, anxiety or depression.

What mindfulness Courses are available?

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy 8 week course

Where is the venue?
Glasgow Mindfulness Centre ( off Maryhill Road, opposite Maryhill Train station)

When and at what time?
Monday mornings from 9.30am-11.30am

How much is the course fee?
Thanks to funding from The Big Lottery we are able to offer this course free of charge.

How to book the course?
To book your place, you can either get a referral letter from your GP […]

March 2016

March Programme

By |March 1st, 2016|

Below is the programme of activities at the Vihara in March 2016.

February 2016

Mindfulness workshop at Cambridge University

By |February 18th, 2016|

Cambridge University Buddhist Society is organizing a Mindfulness Workshop this Sunday (21st February). It take place from 9 am to 5 pm in the Knights Room of Westcott House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BP.

This workshop will be an opportunity to learn mindfulness from an experienced teacher, Ven. Kamburawala Rewatha Thero from the Scotland’s Buddhist Vuhara. He has been teaching in the UK since 2002, and also acts as a Chaplain in the Glasgow University.

The event is free and open to all.

The program of the day is:
09:15 Introductions and a brief orientation to mindfulness and
format of the session
09:30 Raisin exercise followed […]

New Resident Monk and Programme for February 2016

By |February 2nd, 2016|

I hope you are back to your busy work schedule after the festive time.
My personal retreat and mindfulness training sessions in Malaysia and Singapore were a great success.

Now we have a new resident monk who arrived at Scotland’s Buddhist Vihara on 12th of January from Colombo.

I am delighted to welcome him to Glasgow and to introduce him to all our devotees and friends.

Venerable Kotte Visuddhi Thero is from Kolonnawa Raja Maha Viharaya, Colombo.
The history of this Vihara goes back to 1870 . Bhante Visuddhi’s mentor is the most Venerable Kolonnawe Dhammika Thero.

I met Venerable Visuddhi Thero many years ago at […]

December 2015

Vihara re-opens 1st January 2016

By |December 31st, 2015|

Venerable Rewatha Thero will be back in Glasgow on the 31st December and the Vihara will be opened from the 01st of January 2016.

Following the tradition there will be New Year Blessings at the Vihara on the New Year’s Day (01st Jan 2016) as follows:

08:00 am – Kiri Ahara Puja (Offering of Milk Rice)
11:30 am – Dana
05:00 pm – Evening Puja

November 2015

Mindfulness Workshops in Malaysia and Singapore

By |November 29th, 2015|

Bhante Rewatha Thero will be visiting Singapore and Malaysia from 1st to 24th of December (2015) to deliver Mindfulness workshops and training courses to various community groups, companies and charities in these countries.

Below are the details of the workshops he will be delivering and if you would like to know more information about the venues and dates please do get in touch with us and we would be happy to share with you his teaching diary for the month of December.

Courses Available

We offer a range of courses to help people develop their own mindfulness practice and help manage their stress, anxiety, […]

September 2015

Sermon on ‘Buddhist Marriage Life’

By |September 13th, 2015|

by Ven. Urumuththe Vijitha thero, Head Monk of the Matara Dikwella Thenumpatha Raja Maha Vihara


By |September 13th, 2015|