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Notice

Due to the spread of Wuhan’s pneumonia-like virus, if you have a fever, cough, etc., please stay at home and rest. DO NOT go into public places to avoid infection.

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Gold Buddha Monastery

2020 CHINESE NEW YEAR EVENTS

2020 CHINESE NEW YEAR EVENTS

➤ 1.19 (SUN)
8:30am
Earth Store Sutra Recitation

1:00 – 3:00pm
Copying Sutras

➤ 1.24 (FRI) 8:00pm
Chinese New Year Eve
Lamp Lighting & Bell Ringing Ceremony

➤ 1.25 (SAT New Year Day)
8:30am – 4:00pm
Bowing the Medicine Master Jeweled Repentance
Grand Meal Offering

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

➤ 1.26~1.30 (SUN-THU)
8:30am – 4:00pm
Reciting the Medicine Master Sutra (twice daily)
Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

10:00am~ (1.26 SUN)
Taiko Drum Performance by Sansho Daiko

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

➤ 1.31(FRI) Final Day
8:30am – 4:00pm
Bowing the Medicine Master Jeweled Repentance
Transference of Merit

7:30pm – 9:00pm
Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

Explanation & Discussion of Taking Refuge and Five Precepts

Explanation & Discussion of Taking Refuge and Five Precepts

Rev Heng Sure will be transmitting the Three Refuges and Five Precepts on Saturday, August 10. To help everyone understand taking refuge and the five precepts, there will be an explanation and discussion session on Saturday, August 3, 7:30-9:00pm. Everyone is welcome to join.

If you or your family and friends have questions about taking refuge or precepts, please submit your questions via email to ( gbm604 @ gmail.com ) so that we can collect similar questions and answer them accordingly.

Ullambana Celebration / Transmission of Three Refuges & Five Precepts

Ullambana Celebration / Transmission of Three Refuges & Five Precepts

Taking refuge: going through a formal ceremony to become a Buddhist. The Triple Jewels or Three Refuges are the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha.

Taking the five precepts: to refrain from killing, from stealing, from sexual misconduct, from lying, and from taking intoxicants.

For those who are interested in taking refuge or taking the five precepts, an application form must be filled out and two passport size photos are needed. Application fee is by donation. Application forms with photos can be returned to Gold Buddha Monastery. Download PDF application form. For further info, please contact Gold Buddha Monastery.

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2019 Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation Session

2019 Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation Session

June 9 – 29, 2019 – Daily from 8:00-10:00am, 1:00-3:00pm
Recitation of the Avatamsaka Sutra in Mandarin Chinese (with transliteration)

June 9 (Sunday)
8:00am – 24th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hsuan Hua Entering Nirvana / Passing Special Offerings
1:00pm – Start of recitation session