About IBF :
As provided for in the Constitution, the International Buddhist Foundation (IBF) established the Geneva Buddhist Vihara at the Seat of the Foundation in Geneva on 08 March 1992 and it has continued to invite Resident Monks to give effect to achieving the aims and objectives of the Foundation.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations granted Consultative Status as a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) to the IBF in 1998. In keeping with its Aims and Objectives in humanitarian affairs, the IBF participates in the activities pertaining to the promotion of Human Rights, rights of socially vulnerable groups, and Global Environmental protection programmes.
As an NGO, the IBF pursues activities aimed at establishing lasting peace in the world through the promotion of the teachings of the Buddha.
News & Events
Esala Full Moon Poya (Sinhala)
ඇසළ පුන් පොහෝ දින ආගමික වැඩසටහන සඳහා කෙරෙන කාරුණික ආරාධනාවයි.
Saturady 4 July 2020
Time - 07:45H-17:15H CET
ඇසළ පුන් පොහෝ දින ආගමික වැඩසටහන සූම් තාක්ෂණය භාවිතා කරමින් 2020 ජූලි මස 04 වැනි සෙනසුරාදා පෙරවරු 7.45 සිට පස්වරු 5.15 දක්වා පැවැත්වීමට කටයුතු සංවිධානය කොට ඇත. යුරෝපයේ රටවල් ගණනාවක වැඩවසන පූජණීය මහා සංඝරත්නය මෙන් ම සැදැහැවත් ජනතාවගේ ද සහභාගිතවයෙන් මෙම වැඩසටහන සංවිධානය කෙරෙන බව ගෞරවයෙන් සිහිපත් කරමි.More
English Dhamma Talk By Venerable Ajahn Sucitto - Cittaviveka Monastery, UK.
Saturady 4 July 2020
Time - 16:00H-18:00H CET
The International Buddhist foundation, Geneva, Switzerland is pleased to invite you for an English Dhamma Talk & Discussion.Join
IBF Sunday Morning Guided Meditation (English)
Time - 10:00H-11:00H CET
The International Buddhist Foundation in Geneva invites you to a Guided Meditation hour every Sunday morning from 10:00H-11:00H CET. Please feel free to also share with family and friends who might be interested in deepening their meditation practice.more
Wednesday Dharma Deshanava & Sakachchava (Sinhala)
Time – 18:00 CET to 20:00 CET
Wednesday Dhamma sermon, and discussion with the participants, based on fundamental teachings of dhamma with a focus on practical application in day to day life situations.Led by Ven Halyale Wimalratne, President of the IBF and Chief Incumbent.more
Dhamma School and Sinhala Language Classes
Time – 16:00 CET to 18:00 CET
Saturday Dhamma school and Sinhala language classes for children and the young at heart.more
Sunday Sutra Deshana & Sakachchava ( Sinhala )
Time – 17:00 CET to 19:00 CET
SSunday Sutta class – a systematic teaching of Budda’s discourses in Majjima Nikaya.more