Buddha Jayanti Celebration at Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara – 17th May 2015

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Buddha Jayanti 17th May 2015

Anil Khobragade singing at the Wulfrun Hall on the 19th April 2015 at the 124th Birth Anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

Anil Khobragade singing at the Wulfrun Hall on the 19th April 2015 at the 124th Birth Anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

Buddham Saranam Gacchami – Buddha Vandana – https://youtu.be/-0ULJt0tNn4

Tum Nah Hote – https://youtu.be/vMsUUVsDlto

Dr Suresh Mane talking at Dr Ambedkar 124th Birth Anniversary in the UK

Dr Suresh Mane (BSP General Secretary) speaking at 124th Dr Ambedkar Jayanti Celebration  at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK,  organised by Dr Ambedkar Memorial Committee of GB on the 19th April 2015


Dr Ambedkar’s Personal Items on display at Wolverhampton Art Gallery 11-18th April 2015


Inauguration of Dr Ambedkar’s Personal items on display Wolverhampton Art Gallery by Consul General of India (Birmingham) Mr JK Sharma and Cllr Elias Mattu



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Dr Ambedkar 124th Birth Anniversary Celebration – Wulfrun Hall April 19th 2015

Dr Ambedkar 124th Birth Anniversary Events April 2015

Dr Ambedkar 124th Birth Anniversary Celebration April 2015

One Week Event April 2015

Kathina 2014 Celebration at Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara

Kathina will be celebrated at Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara on Sunday 26th October 2014

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Kathina October 26th 2014

Tribute to the Late Siddarth Rattu

It is with great sadness that after a short illness and courageous battle with an illness that the son of the Late Nanak Chand Rattu, Siddarth Rattu has passed away.

Siddarth Rattu visited the Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara on a number of occasions, and along with his father and family, was responsible for preserving important personal effects of Dr B. R. Ambedkar.

Siddarth brought with him on every visit some of Dr Ambedkar’s possessions, these included:

  • His Ink Pen.
  • Rare photo’s.
  • Graduation gown.
  • His walking stick.
  • Copies of his handwriting.
  • His Indian Parliament Security Pass.
  • Round table conference photographs.
  • Degree and doctorate certificates

The Dr Ambedkar Memorial Committee are very grateful to the Late Nanak Chand Rattu (personal secretary of Dr B. R. Ambedkar) and the Late Siddarth Rattu as well as his family for entrusting them with these historically important personal effects of Dr B. R Ambedkar.

These personal effects are on display in the Dr Ambedkar meuseum which is on the site of the Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara.  These personal effects have been taken to Italy for people to see there, they have been displayed in Bedford at a Dr Ambedkar remembrance function.  There has been a request by supporters of the Dr Ambedkar’s mission to take these personal effects to Canada for them to see.


Venerable Dhammanag, Late Siddarth Rattu and members of the Dr Ambedkar Memorial Committee being handed personal effects of Dr Ambedkar



Dr Ambedkar’s personal effects on display at Wolverhmpton Buddha Vihara


Dr Ambedkar’s Doctorate Certificate


Member of the committee selling books


Members and supporters viewing the display


Siddarth Rattu overseeing the display


Members and supporters of the Dr Ambedkar Memorial Committee walking around the temple 3 times (led by Venerable Dhammanag):



Members and supporters of the Dr Ambedkar Memorial Committee in the Shrine Room:

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Venerable Dhammanag addressing the congregation and giving a Dhamma Talk

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Kathina Celebration November 2010


Pictures of the Kathina Celebration in November 2010, enjoyed by many members and supporters of the Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara


Members and Supporters about to start the Kathina Offering procession



The family offering Kathina entering the Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara gates


Members of our meditation group in the Kathina procession


The family offering Kathina about to walk around the temple 3 times before entering the Kathina Hall


The family who are offering the Kathina Robes this year to the Sangha walking around the temple and carrying the money tree and the Kathina Robe

More members and Supporters walking around the temple before the ceremony starts:


Robe offering ceremony in the hall:


The Bhikku Sangha ready to start the Kathina Robe offering ceremony on the stage in the hall and members and supporters seated below


The Venerable Bhikku Sangha conducting the formalities of the Kathina Robe offering ceremony


Venerable Maha Somboon (resident monk of Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara) overseeing the ceremony




Dhamma Chakka Pravatan Day – 12th July 2014

Pictures from Dhamma Chakka Pravatan Day on Saturday 12th July 2014

Buddhists at Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara celebrate the anniversary of the Buddha giving his first sermon and thus setting in motion the Wheel of Dhamma.  On this day the Sangha was created as the first five monks were taught Dhamma and ordained as monks.

Walking around the Buddha Vihara

Venerable Maha Somboon and Venerable Dhammanag leading the members and suporters around the temple

Statues in the Shrine Room at Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara

Picture of the Statues at the Wolverhampton Buddha Vihara

Members and Supporters in the Shrine Room

Members and Suporters seated in the Shrine Room