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Dana (Donation)

Dana is a Buddhist way of reaching out to ask for your support. Selfless giving is one of the Buddhist teachings that leads to greater spiritual wealth.  In many Buddhist countries, one of the practices of monks is to go out with a large wooden bowl asking for food.  When the monks return to the temple, these donations of food are shared with all the monks.


Here your donation helps us to continue providing programs and events that inspire our mind and soul.  By exploring the history of Buddhism and Japanese Culture, to learn about and practice mindfulness, which enables us to have a more meaningful and happy life.


We cannot exist without the contributions of our ABSC friends. So, won’t you please join our family with your donation knowing that you are helping others and most importantly, enriching your life.

Answer to Where is this Buddhist temple for 9/30/23 email:

The Buddhapadipa temple was the first Thai Buddhist Temple to be built in the UK. It is a Buddhist center that aims to disseminate the teaching of the Buddha in the Theravada tradition. It is affiliated with the Royal Thai Embassy in London. Previously located in East Sheen, London  SW14, the TTemplemoved to Wimbledon in November 1976. photo: Historic England Archives

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