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    Invitation to Full-moon Services

    Navam  full moon has special significance for the Buddhists in Sri Lanka  and in the world.  The two very significant incidents that took place on the Navam Pura Pasalosvaka Poya Day were the first congregation of Maha Sangha or the First Buddhist Council, and the appointment of two chief disciples of Gautama Buddha as Aggasavakes…

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    Dhamma videos

    Traditional biographies of Gautama generally include numerous miracles, omens, and supernatural events. The character of the Buddha in these traditional biographies is often that of a fully transcendent (Skt. lokottara) and perfected being who is unencumbered by the mundane world. In the Mahāvastu, over the course of many lives, Gautama is said to have developed…

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    Photo Gallery

    Buddhism is a nontheistic religion[citation needed] that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning “the awakened one”. According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th…

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    Temple Building Project

    Another step closer. All architectural drawings completed for the ABS new building by our Architect, Allen at Hoshida & Reyes. Next step is to submit to the City of West Sacrament Building Department.

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  • Reflection on Dhamma

    In order for our practice to progress to where it is truly transformational it’s essential that we connect with the triple refuge deeply within ourselves. This connection sustains our practice through the pleasant times as well as the less pleasant occasions which will inevitably arise from time to time.

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