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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

Shakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday + Liberation of Life

Shakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday + Liberation of Life

5/12 (Sunday)

* 8:30~10:20am –> Celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday (Bathing the Buddha ceremony)
* 10:20am~ -> Liberation of Life (The event has been changed to May 12. It will resume to the last Sunday of the month in June) 
* 1:00pm~2:30pm –> Bowing the Avatamsaka Repentance

2019 Chinese New Year Events

2019 Chinese New Year Events

A Million Times of the Medicine Master Mantra

To Pray for World Peace
Limitless cultivation & vows benefit sentient beings
Success in all that’s wished for without retreat

➤ 2.02 (SAT) 1:00-3:00pm
Copying Sutras

➤ 2.03 (SUN) 8:30am-3:00pm
Bowing the Medicine Master Repentance

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

➤ 2.05 (New Year Day)
7:15 am Transmission of the Eight Precepts
8:30am – 4:00pm Reciting the Medicine Master Sutra, Universal Bowing, Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra
7:30pm – 9:00pm Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

➤ 2.06~2.10 (WED-SUN)
8:30am – 4:00pm Reciting the Medicine Master Sutra, Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra
7:30pm – 9:00pm Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

➤ 2.11 (MON) Final Day
8:30am – 4:00pm Bowing the Medicine Master Jewelled Repentance, Transference of Merit
7:30pm – 9:00pm Reciting the Medicine Master Mantra

➤ Medicine Master Mantra Recitation Tally *** I’d like to record my tally 

➤ MP3 Download –> Medicine Master Mantra (1 hour)

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation

June 17 – July 7 – Daily from 8:00am – 4:00pm 
Recitation of the Avatamsaka Sutra in Mandarin Chinese (with transliteration)
Dharma Masters will lecture during lunch hour

June 17 (Sunday) – 8:00am
23rd Anniversary of Venerable Master Hsuan Hua Entering Nirvana
Passing Special Offerings
Start of recitation session

Path of Meditation — A Vigorous 7-Day Retreat

Path of Meditation — A Vigorous 7-Day Retreat

By maintaining inner clarity and purity
Our lives naturally become stable and peaceful

Gold Buddha Monastery will host a one-week sitting meditation retreat starting on the evening of April 6 and ending on the evening of April 13.

Instructor: Dharma Master Heng Hing from Cixing Monastery, Hong Kong.
Time: Daily 4:00am-9:30pm
Lecture and Q&A period – 7:15-8:30pm

*** Retreat Schedule | Meditation Hall Rules ***

During this week, everyone will observe silence.

Please register at GBM’s front desk if you’re interested in participating.