Announcement: If you would like to rent a tent for the Boun Phra Veth Sandone on June 21-23 please contact: Sack Mamivanh 515.988.0438

Sabaai-Dii and Welcome to Wat Lao Buddhavath of Iowa


Our hope is for all beings to share in the Buddhist traditions of wisdom, morality, and concentration in order for us to live together in harmony with love, happiness and prosperity.        

Here, at the Des Moines WatLao, our main study is Theravada Buddhism.         

Upcoming Events

Tours of Temple

The tours of the temple will coincides with the dates under Upcoming Events.  If you would like additional information please contact Donechanh Southammavong at