Dharma Wheel is a Buddhist online forum, specializing in the Mahayana schools of Buddhism.
It was created on April 6, 2009 by Dr. David Snyder. It is a place to discuss any aspect of the Dharma or for Buddhism in general. It is currently the second largest Buddhist discussion forum on the internet. (Number one is the sister site of Dharma Wheel; Dhamma Wheel.)
Affiliation with Dhamma Wheel
DharmaWheel.net is affiliated with, a sister site with DhammaWheel.com and DharmaPaths.com. It was created from the success of Dhamma Wheel in an effort to allow for Mahayana Buddhists to discuss Buddhism, whereas the Dhamma Wheel forum focuses on the Theravada.
Dharma Wheel milestones
- April 2009: DharmaWheel.net is created.
- June 2012: Over 100,000 posts.
- December 2018: Video by site owner on the commemoration of Dhamma Wheel's tenth anniversary: youtube video
- July 2019: Dharma Wheel and the other forums affiliated with it reaches over one million posts.
- January 2020: Dharma Wheel reaches 500,000 posts.
- November 2020: DW forums reaches over 1,125,000 posts becoming the largest Buddhist forum of all-time, surpassing the previous record by E-Sangha.