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Definition of "vihara" []

  • A Buddhistic monastery (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vihara" in a sentence
  • "In the chief hall of the vihara was a life-sized statue of Bhavani, the feminine aspect of Shiva."
  • "They burn incense, light lamps, and perform all the prescribed services, day and night without ceasing, till ninety days have been completed, when (the tooth) is returned to the vihara within the city."
  • "Ghochira was the name of a Vaisya elder, or head, who presented a garden and vihara to Buddha."