Uganda Buddhist Centre

We are the first and only Buddhist Centre in Uganda, established in 2005 by Bhante Buddharakkhita. He introduced Buddhism to the country and established the first and only Buddhist temple after returning to his homeland.

Buddhist Primary School

The opening of the first Buddhist Primary School in Uganda

Enhancing computer skills!

Along with the monastic education, novice monks are trained in computer literacy. This will help them to favorably be competitive in the modern tech world.

Mindfulness for children

Mindfulness meditation helps children increase their attention in class, improve their relationships with others and perform better in their lives.

#About us

We are the first and only Buddhist Centre in Uganda.

More about us

In 2005, Bhante Buddharakkhita returned to Uganda, and introduced Buddhism to the country. With his own limited resources, Bhante acquired two acres of land and established the first and only Buddhist temple in Uganda located in Bulega-Garuga, Entebbe. The temple seats about 5km off Entebbe-Kampala Road. Many people have come under Bhante’s guidance and some of them taking monastic practice as monks and nuns.

Women Empowerment

Women’s entrepreneurial and leadership skills have increased exponentially.

Peace School

The vision is to realize peace and sustainable growth through mindfulness-based education.

Water and Sanitation

We are bringing clean water to the needy communities.

We have opened doors to educate children from Bulega village.

From Our Newsroom

The first and only Buddhist Primary School in Uganda was officially opened by Her Excellency Sasirit Tangulrat, the Ambassador of Thailand to Kenya in March 2022. Uganda’s news channel See TV used the occasion to speak about Buddhism in Uganda and the achievements of the Buddhist Centre. You can find short interviews of Her Excellency Sasirit Tangulrat about the meaning of the temple to the Thai community as well as of a student of the current Primary Six batch.