Theravāda Buddhism Web Directory


The intention of Mindful Heart Buddha Sangha is to support individual growth to achieve freedom of the mind. We follow a Theravada tradition, practice primarily Vipassana Insight meditation, and welcome people of all spiritual paths.

Activities: Five vipassana sittings per week. Some with discussion.
And sponsorship of a prison sangha in Tell City, Indiana.

Silver Spring

WAT THAI WASHINGTON, D.C. is a non-profit Buddhist center serving the Thai and Thai-American communities. The Wat is the focal point for cultural and educational activities for the community, as well as an information center for Americans interested in Thailand and Buddhism.


The Minnesota Buddhist Vihara  is a Buddhist temple that serves all those interested in learning about the Teachings of the Buddha. We offer teachings for both children and adults. We welcome people from all traditions and cultures to ‘come and see’ and to share in practices such as meditation, discussion on the teachings of the Buddha and ritual and cultural events of the Buddhist community of Minnesota.



The Samatha-Vipassana Meditation Centre was established as an affiliated institution of Alberta Buddhist Vihara Association (ABVA) with the intention of preserving the 'Original Teachings of the Buddha and Buddhist Meditation' within the context of Western culture.


Khmer-Canadian Buddhist Cultural Centre is a place for every one to come, visit and enjoy exploring Khmer Buddhist religion and Culture. This website gives a flavour of what it might be like to visit the Centre.



Buddhist Vihara Society in B.C. is located in Surrey, B.C. Canada. It provides resources and facilities in their premises to learn and practice Theravada Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism is the oldest form of Buddhism dating back to the time of the Buddha more than 2500 years ago. Guidance is available in English and Sinhalese.



Full Circle Meditation offers Vipassana (mindfulness/insight) and Metta (loving kindness) instruction to people from all walks of life.
Margot Sangster is the principal teacher although periodically other teachers will lead programs.


A monastery is a place supportive of personal spiritual development for sincere people of all backgrounds and religions.



Based upon Buddhist purity as defined by the Buddha's words in the Theravadin suttas. The Theravada Buddhist Community of Vancouver is a religious society that welcomes teachers or student teachers from across the entire spectrum of Buddhist traditions.


The Westcoast Dharma Society was formed in Vancouver, BC, Canada to promote Buddhist meditation practices (primarily Vipassana and Metta) for the benefit of all beings. WDS focuses on retreat management with the specific mandate of bringing senior Western Dharma teachers to Vancouver to lead meditation retreats.