Wat Carolina Buddhajakra Vanaram Buddhist Association Of North Carolina
Boliva, North Carolina
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Abbot Phrakru Buddhamonpricha came to Oak Island in l986 to visit his two sisters, Suntaree Hemvong and Suban Potijinda, and a brother, Sounthone Hemvong, who owned the Ocean Crest Pier and Motel in what was then Long Beach, N.C. In l987, the four of them founded the Buddhist Association of North Carolina, and after his siblings donated 21 acres of land, Phrakru returned to America from Indonesia to establish the Wat Carolina Monastery, which opened later that year.

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Wat Carolina Buddhajakra Vanaram
1610 Midway Road, Bolivia, N.C. 28422, U.S.A.
Phone (910) 253-4526
Fax (910) 453-6618