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Quality Education for Sustainable Development

Bhante Wimala participated in the “Prize Giving and Education Day” organized by the Langata district Board of the Ministry of Education in Nairobi, Kenya on July 15, 2011.   full story...

Graduation Ceremony In Samaj School

Samaj School is a multi-racial, multi-cultural school and is considered one of the best schools in Nairobi, Kenya. On May 21st, 2011, the third graduation ceremony was held at the school with the participation of His Excellency Geoff Tooth, the Australian High Commissioner to Kenya. Bhante Wimala who, was a special guest, participated in the ceremony with Mr. Dawda, the Triple Gem Society East Africa President.

Vesak Celebration 2011: Program at Nairobi Buddhist Temple

Led by: Venerable Bhante Y. Wimala

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 of the Buddhist calendar. The Nairobi Buddhist Temple has put together a nice program to celebrate this day of enlightenment, the day of peace and spiritual awareness. We would like to invite you to come and join us on this sacred day of Vesak.   full story...

Teaching in Nairobi Temple

Bhante read his New Year Message to students and friends of the Nairobi Buddhist Temple on January 9, 2011. After his students requested that Bhante elaborate on the message, he spoke from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the benefits of compassion and how to apply compassion in daily life.

Uganda Tour

On a five-day February, 2011 visit to Uganda, Bhante visited the capital of Kampala and several other cities. He was joined by Mr. Dawda, chairman of Manji Biscuits in Kenya, and Mr. Patmasiri, general manager of Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB).   full story...

CECB General Manager Visits Kenya

Mr. Patmasiri, General Manager of Central Engineering Constancy Bureau (CECB) in Sri Lanka, visited Kenya and attended several meetings to discuss water resource management and hydropower projects. He was invited by Bhante Wimala and Hon. Mbau, a member of parliament.   full story...