Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara

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Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Los Angeles, California. It is one of the oldest temples in the U.S.

The founder and current abbot is Ven. Walpola Piyananda. Dharma Vijaya has trained and sponsored many monks, many of whom have opened up other temples in other cities and are under the spiritual guidance of Ven. Walpola Piyananda and Dharma Vijaya, for example, Nevada Buddhist Vihara.

  • Address: 1847 Crenshaw Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90019 Bhante B.Kalyanawansa and Bhante Walpola Mahinda CA
  • Tradition: Theravada (Sri Lankan)
  • Affiliation: Sri Lankan Viharas in USA and Buddhist Sangha Council in S. California
  • Website: http://www.dharmavijaya.org
  • Teachers: Bhante Piyananda, Bhante Pallawela Rahula, Bhante M.Pannaloka