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Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

Christchurch, New Zealand

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Samadhi Buddhist Vihara was established in 2002 in Christchurch, the main city of the south island of New Zealand. Being the main Sri Lankan based Buddhist temple in the south island, Samadhi Buddhist Vihara provides its services to the Sri Lankan Buddhist community living not only in Christchurch, but to those who live as far as Dunedin and Invercargill.

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What We Offer

We gather to make our commitment to become free from suffering, help people with their spiritual growth and provide a safe and friendly space for nurturing holistic well-being.

Learn Buddhism

We offer Buddhism 101 classes regularly, have an active Study Group

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Dhamma School

Every Sunday at 11:00 am EST, we conduct Buddhist Services

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Come and learn to speak Japanese, watch a tea ceremony

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Inspire Yourself

Sangha Profiles

Several monks reside at Samdhi Buddhist Vihara. Their exact number depends on the current events or activities: Buddhist rites and Thai culture ceremonies. Occasionally, monks are invited to do the blessing outside of their temple - at private residences or businesses.

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This Temple is self-supporting through your donations alone. Your contributions allow the Temple to continue its programs and outreach.

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