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Lao Buddhist Temple

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Basic information
351 E Chew Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19120, USA
Sectarian affiliation(s):
  • Theravada
Cultural, linguistic, ethnic representation:
  • Lao
Geographic origins of institution, founder, or network:
  • Laos
Best time to visit:

Despite having posted hours, this temple does not seem to be open very often. Private ceremonies are held periodically, major public ceremony once per month, and annual Songkran festival.

Date last visited: June 24, 2018
Currently active?: As of the last time it was visited by our research team, this location was open.
Other Basic Information:

Lao Theravada temple established in 1999. Two monks in residence.

Local setting, neighborhood, demographics

The congregation is largely first-generation immigrants; some with families.

Connections with medicine, healing, wellness

No information is available at this time.