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Vesak Celebration 2013

The Nairobi Buddhist Temple will be celebrating Vesak on the 26th May, to commemorate the Birth, the Enlightenment and the Passing away of the Buddha. This is undoubtedly the most sacred day for all Buddhists around the world.   full story...

Nature, The Natural Therapist

I woke this morning to the sound of birds. When I opened my eyes, sunlight was already streaming through my window. The trees, which have been bare for more than four months, are now in a frenzy, producing green dots on the tips of their branches: buds that will soon turn into leaves.   full story...

To Free The Mind From The Pain Of Negative Emotions

A month has passed since the dawn of 2013. Although the past, the last year, is not here anymore, memories of the past events and experiences affect and influence your present and future. Can you stop for a moment, slow down your wandering mind and pay attention to yourself? How much of your present happiness and joy or unhappiness and suffering is a result of what has already happened?   full story...

New Year Blessings - January 1, 2013

Start the new year with
the Blessings of the Triple Gem ( Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha)   full story...

Building Toilet Blocks for School Children

We built toilet blocks for the boys, girls and teachers at the Loresho Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya. We held a grand opening ceremony on 6 July 2012, to hand the facilities over to the Loresho school authority.   full story...

Vesak Celebration at Nairobi Temple

We celebrated Vesak, the day of enlightenment, at the Nairobi Buddhist Temple on the 5th of May, 2012. The day program, led by Ven. Bhante Wimala, included meditation programs, Dhamma talks, discussions, Puja and a blessing ceremony.  One of the highlights was the planting of a “Peace Tree” on the temple premises by the Universal Peace Federation. The joyful day ended with a blessing ceremony and candlelight ceremony.   full story...

Vesak Celebration at the UN

Venerable Bhante Y. Wimala led the Vesak program at the UN headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The UN Director General Ms. Sahle-work Zewde, some of the UN staff, the ambassadors and high commissioners attended the sacred event. The Thai Embassy and the Sri Lankan High Commission, with the guidance of Ven. Wimala, organized the celebration.   full story...

Dedicating the Buddhist Shrine

We have completed the construction of the Shrine at the Sri Lankan High Commission in Nairobi and were able to dedicate it on the 6th of May as part of our Vesak Day program.   full story...

Vesak Celebration 2012: Celebrating the day of Enlightenment

The Nairobi Buddhist Temple will be celebrating Vesak, to commemorate the Birth, the Enlightenment and the Passing away of the Buddha.  This is undoubtedly the most sacred day for all Buddhists around the world.  The Nairobi Buddhist Temple has put together a nice program to celebrate Vesak so that you can make this day a day of peace, self reflection and spiritual awareness.   full story...

Noble Eight Fold Path - Dhamma talk by Venerable Bhante Y. Wimala

Sunday, April 29, 2012
3.30  - 5pm
Bhante Wimala will discuss how you can intergate the principals taught in Eight fold path into your daily life in order to live a happy, peaceful and meaningful life.   full story...