Wat Saddhadhamma Buddhist Temple was founded in 1995 and in a recognized non-profit organization in the State of Texas. We currently have about 350 active members who support our Temple and we continue to see those numbers grow every year. The current abbot of the temple is Dr. Phramaha Win Tonklan. We are located on 5.8 acres of land near Randolph Air Force Base in the Northeast side of San Antonio in Shertz, TX. We are located at 8000 FM 1518, Schertz, Texas 78154.
The objects of this temple shall be:
To propagate the Buddha’s teaching
To promote and support charitable activities
Other charitable and religious services
To unite Buddhists for religious and charitable activities
To provide for the support and maintenance of the resident members of the Buddhist monkshood
Services are held daily inside the temple starting at 8:00 a.m. and going to 9:00 p.m. The public is welcome to participate in our services and prayers. Weekly we celibrate services on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am to 1pm which include prayer, alms of food to Buda and the monks, then a sermon flooowed by a pot luck lunch for th parishoners. Additionally, during the year, we will celebrate Buddhist religious holidays and ceremonies, and we always invite the general public to Additionally, and even participate in the ceremonies. These services mostly occur on Saturday and Sunday, as close to the actual date of the Holy Day as possible. These services consist of processions, offerings to the monk, prayers, chanting, and symbolic gestures. In addition, other service on an intermittent basis consist of classes for teaching Buddha, meditation, and service off the temple’s premise at the request of individual, such as for weddings, funerals and house blessing ceremonies and so on. These services are performed by the monks. There are five monks that currently reside at the Wat Saddhadhamma.
Dr. Phramaha Win Tonklan
Phramaha Oran Chatngam
Dr.Phramaha Sawai Sangharaksa
Phra Pramot Permpol
Phramaha Chit Tipwanna
Phramaha Sirichai Sriram
Colon E. Scott
WAT SADDHADHAMMA BUDDHIST TEMPLE
Win Tonklan Ph.D.
President / Abbot
Colon E. Scott
Charles E. Hunnefeld
At Wat Saddhadhamma, we welcome all guests and visitors to join us in celebrating the life, the culture, the practice, and the beauty of Buddhism. Please feel free to contact us at anytime with questions about our Wat (temple), our weekend services, and our upcoming events. We look forward to hearing from you.