Bhante Upananda is visiting Glasgow on Saturday the 15th of June, and we will be having a special sermon at the Vihara that day at 5:15pm. All are welcome. Born and raised in Sri Lanka, Venerable Dedunupitiye Upananda was ordained at age 14, and received full ordination from the Asgiriya Supreme Sangha Council, Kandy, Sri Lanka, in 1987. He earned his BA in Pali at the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka, and MA in comparative religion at Florida International University, Miami. Formerly a lecturer at the University of Kelaniya, Ren Ci Institute in Singapore and at Florida International University, he is currently doing his graduate studies at the University of Cambridge. There will be a funeral [...]
Our regular Tuesday mindfulness practice group and Friday Vispassana groups are now back on. Classes continue at 7pm to 8pm - bring a friend! For the Tuesday group - those who have completed the 8 week MBSR course - are very welcome.
The Wesak programme 2013 will be held at the Vihara on Saturday the 25th of May from 9.00am to 6.00pm. This is our traditional Sila Programme and those who wish to observe the Eight Precepts please contact the Vihara. The Sila Programme starts at 9.00am and last until 4.00pm. Those who are not able to observe the Eight Precepts are welcome to attend the Evening Puja and Paritta Chanting from 5.00pm to 6.00pm.