About Center

Gotama Buddha Vihara, founded on January 2nd 2020 as a Buddhist center to teach Buddhist philosophy and meditation, is mainly supported by Vietnamese and Sri Lankan Buddhist community. The center is open to all local Americans, in particular Asian-Americans, and conducts all programs in English.

Members
Growth 86%
Meditation
Growth 75%
Participation
Growth 81%
Donation
Growth 58%

The president and spiritual advisor is Most Ven. Melpitiye Wimalakitti, who has been practicing as a monk for 45 years. He is originally from Sri Lanka, obtained a PhD in Buddhism from Delhi University in India and taught Buddhism in several countries.

Who We Are

Gotama Buddha Vihara, founded on January 2nd 2020 as a Buddhist center to teach Buddhist philosophy and meditation, is mainly supported by Vietnamese and Sri Lankan Buddhist community.

Our Location

4108 Dillehay Dr. Parker, Allen, TX 75002, USA

Contact Info

(919) 561-4202 / charity@gbvihara.org

Resident Monk

Ven.Dr. Melpitiye Wimalakitti