NOTICE

NOTICE

To prevent the spread of the current novel coronavirus COVID-19 and flu, if you flew back to Canada a month ago, please stay home to self-quarantine for 14 days. If you have any doubts or discomfort, please contact the Vancouver Center for Disease Control CDC : 604-707-2400. Please do NOT go to any walk-in clinics, because they do not have the ability to deal with such a virus.

In order reduce exposure or risk cross-infection, if you are coughing, have breathing issues, or any other discomforts, please rest at home and do not come to Gold Buddha Monastery.

Thank you for your cooperation,
Gold Buddha Monastery

Notice

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.

Thank you for your cooperation,
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

10:20am~ (1.26 SUN)
Liberation of Life Ceremony

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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