Friends of the Vihara (FOV) was set up in 2009 by Buddhist Maha Vihara, with the blessing of the Chief Monk, Ven Datuk K. Dhammaratana and mentored by Ven K. Siridhamma Thera.
The objective is to establish a volunteer group to cater to the needs of the local community. At the same time, giving volunteers the opportunity to engage in various activities to cultivate and practice the Dhamma in various aspects to their daily lives.
Friends of the Vihara comprises of the following groups:

  • Compassion-In-Action (CIA)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic
  • Seniors Club
  • Spiritual Development
  • Fellowship
  • Bodhi Seed – Introduction to Buddhism
  • Youth
  • Library