2017 Events

7 April to 31 May:

  • Ayya Sudinna will be on a "Silent Retreat in California" from 7 April - 31 May


15 May to 26 May:

  • The Venerable Mangala, a monk from the "Bhavana Society", will be in residence at the SCB Vihara from 15 May - 26 May. He is a pupil of Bhante Henepola Gunaratana. Please visit the Vihara during his stay, meet him and learn from him. Please assist him as well as you can by providing alms etc. It will bring you much merit. Thank you.

2016 Events

Khmer-American Cultural Center Event, Lowell MA 

 

SCB Vihāra was invited to join a special fundraising event on Sunday December 18, 2016 in Lowell Massachusetts termed "Bhikkhuni's 311-Precepts-Money-Trees" which was also the 5th Anniversary celebration of "Vatt Khmer Lowell" and  "Khmer-American Cultural Center".

Silent Retreat with Bhante Yogavacara Rahula

 

A silent retreat was conducted by Bhante Yogavacara Rahula at the vihāra premises on the 9th of September 2016, and at the Montessori school in Mauldin from September 10 to 11. About 30 to 40 people participated. It was greatly appreciated by all attendees. We hope that Bhante would be compassionate and visit us to help our practitioners again.

2015 Events

Sharing Kathina 2015
Thank you to all of the about 40 people who attended Kathina, and supported the Sangha/vihāra.
The Bhikkhunis chanted paritta for more than 3 hours on the evening of the Oct 30th, blessing all the people in attendance, and also all over the world. On Oct.31 people came from 8:30AM to 3PM. The customary kathina robe was offered by Indira Gunasekera. In addition, many everyday items where generously donated to the vihāra.

There were talks on many topics, including the meaning of kathina, purpose of meditation, Buddha puja, and dāna.


The following day many of the nuns went to the Charlotte vihāra in order to celebrate kathina there.