Programs and Classes

Carolina Vihāra Buddhist Vihāra offers the following programs.Please contact the Vihāra (or check the Facebook Page Carolina Buddhist Vihāra) for dates and times of the next class or program. Navigate to the following page to listen to Dhamma Talks by Ayya Sudinna and Bhante Rahula.

Ayya Sudinna has returned to the Vihara after her trip to Cambodia, and regular program/class schedule will resume as of January 13, 2020.


Children’s Dhamma Class:
We welcome all children, ages 6 – 12, who would like to meet friends, learn Mindfulness meditation and study the Dhamma in a friendly and interesting way at the Vihāra. Please contact the Vihāra for dates and times of the next class.

Sutta Study:
Sunday’s 2:00 – 4:00 pm once or twice a month.

Poya Program:

Monthly full moon celebrations

  • Potluck style lunch
  • Meditation
  • Chanting
  • Dhamma Talks
  • Rituals of Sri Lanka


Women’s Meditation

  • Friday Morning 9:30 – 10:30 am

Evening Programs

Monday and Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 pm (on hold from December 16, 2019 until early January since Ayya will be away from the Vihara)

  • Chanting (Pali and English)
  • Meditation


Counseling with Resident Monastic, contact the Vihāra with questions.

Professors and Students please read the Etiquette for Visitorsinformation page on the website.

Carolina Buddhist Vihara (map)
113 Woodridge Circle
Greenville SC 29607 
T: +1.864.329.9961

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