The Won Buddhism Meditation temple is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The temple welcomes all people interested in expanding opportunities for peace and happiness through training in many types of meditation and mindfulness practice. We are open to everyone: families, students, and the "just curious" are all welcome.

All Temple programs and services are held regardless of inclement weather or holidays. (We may doze, but never close!) 

You are invited to: 

Great Enlightenment Day and Open House

April 30 (Sunday) at 10 AM / Chapel Hill Temple of Won Buddhism / Community lunch will be served after the service in the Residence. 

The program will include meditation, dharma sharing, music, and community lunch. Please let us know if you would like to contribute a dish for our community lunch for this day of celebration.  We look forward to celebrating this day with you and your family. Children are welcome! 

Please click here to RSVP.


temple etiquette

Practicing mindfulness is a gift that benefits our community. The following simple rules will help us to keep our environment clean and peaceful.

  • Please take off your shoes once inside the glass-enclosed Temple porch. If your feet are dirty, please clean them or wear clean socks.
  • Please wear clothing that is suitable for yourself and others for mediation practice (such as loose-fitting, non-revealing clothing).
  • If you arrive in the middle of silent sitting during a meditation service, please meditate in the foyer until the time of silent sitting has ended. 
  • Once you have joined a meditation service, please respect the practice of others by remaining until the end of the service.