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Our Virtual Meetings

Dhamma School Buddha Vandana

Sunday morning Buddha Vandana program for Dhamma school Children will be conducted through zoom

Sunday Morning Meditation

Sunday programs will be conducted through zoom

Tuesday Evening Meditaion Program

Tuesday Evening Meditation Program.

Friday Dhamma Deshana

Friday Evening Dhamma Deshana & Discussion will be held through Zoom

Upcoming Events

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Temple Land extension Project Pledge

We are humbled to let you know that the fundraiser is successfully….

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Dhamma School

Dhamma School will be held on Sunday, Dec 3rd,

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Katina Cheewara Ceremony 2023

Katina Cheewara Puja Ceremony at the temple to mark the ending of Vas season.

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Kids Talent Show 2022

This event was held at the Oak View Theater in Oak Lawn, IL. Talent Show 2022 was organized by Sathmi Liyanage, Risandi Magalage, Iruni Munasinghe, Inuli Silva and Yehansa Dissanayake

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Readiness is all it takes to get started with Meditation

Mindfulness, focus, intention, being in the moment: these are current words that can be turned into real experience through practicing meditation.

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About Us

The Chicago Buddhist Vihara is a Therevada Buddhist temple offering religious services and teachings of the Dhamma. We also welcome members of any faith interested in learning about meditation.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to help you realize inner peace and happiness through the application of meditation and Buddhist philosophy. With a consistent Meditation practice focusing on mindfulness and other techniques, one can train the mind to be in the present moment and achieve clarity by letting go of past regrets and future anxieties. With support and study, a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Buddhist Way of Life may be achieved.