Mahabodhi Foundaton, Hyderabad Mahabodhi Foundation, Hyderabad is the latest affiliate of Mahabodhi Society, Bangalore. It is an active, even thriving, organization with six resident monks and 27-trainee monks. The Vihara apart from providing spiritual guidance to the local Buddhists, is engaged in spreading the Buddhasasana. The Foundation has ambitious plans for developing the vihara as an exemplary monastery and to build a selfcontained retreat for meditation.