Buddhist Maha Vihara, Brickfields

Local nameBuddhist Maha Vihara
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Buddhist Maha Vihara, Brickfields is a Buddhist site founded by the Sinhalese community based in the areas surrounding Kuala Lumpur to provide a place of worship in the Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist tradition. It is also commonly known as the Brickfields Buddhist Temple. The Buddhist Maha Vihara’s growth and flourish over the past 50 years is attributed to the guidance and efforts of Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda whose vision is to enable a Malaysian Buddhist community to practice their beliefs in a caring and sufficient environment.

Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana (nephew of Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda was installed as chief monk of the Maha Vihara in Brickfields on October 8, 2006. He replaced Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda, who died on August 31, 2006 at the age of 87. On March 12, 2007 Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana was officially appointed as the Chief Sangha Nayaka.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhist_Maha_Vihara,_Brickfields

Official Website http://www.buddhistmahavihara.org/

Email info@buddhistmahavihara.org

Phone +603 2274 1141

Address 123 Jalan Berhala, 50470, Kuala Lumpur

Coordinates 3°7'40.395" N 101°41'12.527" E

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