Who We Are
Dhammawood Meditation Center is a place for everyone regardless of their background or experience, to learn and practice the ancient teachings of the Buddha to have calm and peaceful mind.
Discover your Buddhist community in LA
DMC is a place for people to learn and practice the teachings of the Buddha, as preserved faithfully in the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism. The lay community is led by fully ordained monks (bhikkhus).
We are open to anyone interested in learning.
We offer a variety of regular activities such as Dharma Talks (sermons), Day long meditation retreats (Uposatha observance), Residential meditation retreats, meditation classes, and children's and teen classes. All of our activities are offered at no charge.
In The USA
The first US branch of Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery was started in New Jersey in 2010.