The Theravada Buddhist Society of America (TBSA) was founded in 1980 to support the sasana activities in general and the Dhammananda Vihara activities in particular. 

A brief history of TBSA can be read in “Happy 20th Anniversary TBSA” by U Myat Htoo, President.

Upcoming Events

Kahtein (Kathina) Festival @ Theravada Buddhist Society of America
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

On this day, we celebrate Kahtein festival by offering food, robes and Kahtein trees (badaytha bin) to monks and a lot of donators offer free food for all guests. If you would like to participate to donate food in the event, please let us know.

December Weekend Retreat @ Theravada Buddhist Society of America
Dec 1 @ 4:45 am – Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm

More information and forms at