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Venerable Metteyya Thero

Venerable Dunuvila Metteyya Thero (Bhante Metteyya) is one of the co-founders of Samadhi Buddhist Vihara. He is currently the chief incumbent of Waikato Compassion Meditation Centre, Hamilton, New...

Date 2021-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Venerable Metteyya Thero

Venerable Dunuvila Metteyya Thero (Bhante Metteyya) is one of the co-founders of Samadhi Buddhist Vihara. He is currently the chief incumbent of Waikato Compassion Meditation Centre, Hamilton, New...

Date 2021-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Beautiful Spanish Bluebell

"This Spanish bluebell was taken in photo by me in a place called Riccarton Bush. I've never realised there was even a Native forest in Riccarton, because it looked so busy with cars every time. There...

Date 2021-10-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2021 Photo Hunt

Karaduwa (කරඩුව) and Uduwiyan (උඩු වියන්)

A lay devotee carrying a karaduwa (කරඩුව) while four men hold a uduwiyan (උඩු වියන්). They are preparing to partake in Katina Perahera at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara.

Date 2020
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Buddha Statue at entrance

This is a buddha statue outside of the premises of Samadhi Buddhist Vihara. It was offered by the Thai Buddhist Community during the opening ceremony of the former vihara premises in Springs Road 2010...

Date 2021-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Buddhist flag at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

The Buddhist flags at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara considered as a universal symbol of Buddhism. The flag will be raised during most of the Buddhist occasions. The flag includes six vertical bands...

Date 2020-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Main Buddha statue in Dhamma hall

This is the main iconic buddha statue reside inside the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara Dhamma hall. This was offered to the vihara in October 2002 by one of the devoted family who was residing in...

Date 2021-07-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Prayer hut at Samadhi Buddhist Vihara

The three meditation huts (prayer huts) are located in the Samadhi Buddhist Vihara which helps devotees to find inner peace and calm and is conducive to develop wisdom. The huts are located at the...

Date 2021-08-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Samadhi Buddhist Vihara collection

Palm Sunday (Hosaena)

Palm Sunday (ሆሳዕና), the celebration of the 8th Sunday during the Great Lent fasting period leading into the Holy Week. The palm branches represent the pepole of Jerusalem who welcomed Jesus.

Date 2021-04-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection St Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church collection

Choir performing wereb

Timket (Epiphany) celebrated at Hagley Park over two days. This is the youth choir (መዘምራን) group singing and performing wereb after the walk around Hagley Park with the Ark of the Covenant (Tabot or...

Date 2020-01-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection St Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church collection

Holy Water

Timket (Epiphany) is the celebration of Jesus' baptism in the River Jordan. Celebrated at Macfarlane Park, this is the ritual of blessing the holy water by the four priests in our church.

Date 2021-04-17
Format Video
Resource Type Moving Image
Collection St Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church collection