• Welcome to Lankarama:

    Lankarama is opened to anyone who is interested in learning Buddhism and practicing Buddhist way of life.

    Lankarama provides the following services to the community.

    • Monthly Sil programs and regular Meditation Programs
    • Daily religious activities - Buddha Pooja, Bodhi Pooja, Pirith Chanting, Blessings
    • Dhamma sermons & Dhamma discussions
    • Religious programs for youth
    • Dhamma School for children
    • Vesak, Katina celebration
    • Hospital visit for blessings
    • Blessings for HSC students
    • Buddhist Library
    • Counseling
    • Traditional Buddhist Funeral Services
    • Compassionate programs in Sri Lanka and Australia

    How you can involve yourself with Lankarama

    • Participate in the daily religious activities Buddha pooja, Chanting, Blessing and Pirith
    • Observe Sil every month
    • Participate in meditation programs
    • Participate in dana
    • Participate in Vesak, celebrations observe sil, Vesak Lanterns, Devotional singing
    • Utilise traditional Buddhist funeral services
    • Bless your sick ones in hospital visits by Bhanthes for blessing
    • Send your child to a Dhamma Schools.
    • Use of the Buddhist Library at Lankarama
    • Send your young children for the religious programs for the youth
    • Encourage your teenage children to become a youth member
    • Bring your child doing HSC for Blessings for HSC students
    • Join Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara Association (SLBVA) as a Member
    • Come to a Food Fair organised by SLBVA
    • Run a stall to help raise funds to run and develop Lankarama
    • Volunteer as an individual or as a group for the up keep and maintenance of Lankarama




    The Sri Lankan Buddhist Vihara Association of Sydney Incorporated was established as a charitable organisation, in keeping with the requirements of NSW government regulations for fund raising and associated activities of the Temple.

    SLBVA provides Sri Lankan and broader Buddhist community with association membership of following categories:

    • Regular member
    • Life member
    • Associate member

    The primary responsibilities of SLBVA are to:

    • make sure the well-being of residing monks
    • maintain its infrastructure
    • co-ordinate and organize all the services with guidance and patronage of the chief incumbent Megahakumbure Dhammagavesi Thero

    SLBVA is governed by a management committee, under the guidance and patronage of the chief incumbent Megahakumbure Dhammagavesi Thero. It is elected at the AGM by the membership.

    SLBVA committee for 2017/18

    Download membership application form

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