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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.

2017 Ch’an Meditation Session

2017 Ch’an Meditation Session

A Witty Stillness
Investigating Your Mind Through Ch’an Meditation

In a time of uncertainty and hectic everyday life, try experiencing the serenity and self-realization of ch’an meditation. Gold Buddha Monastery will host a one-week sitting meditation retreat starting on the evening of April 30 to the evening of May 6 (schedule).

During this week, everyone will observe silence.

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

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

2016 Year End Dharma Feast

2016 Year End Dharma Feast

Year End Dharma Feast
Sutra Lectures & Buddha Recitation Dharma Assemblies

On December 19-24 from 7:30-9:00pm, Gold Buddha Monastery has invited senior Bhikshuni Heng Chih from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas to lecture on the Worthy Leader Chapter of the Avatamsaka Sutra.

From December 25-31, Gold Buddha Monastery will host an Amitabha Buddha Recitation Session.
Daily lectures during lunch time will introduce the dharma door of reciting the Buddha’s name.
Dharma Master Heng Chih will lecture on Master Ou Yi’s Key Explanation of Amitabha in the evenings from 7:30-9:00pm.

Everyone is welcome to join us, please help spread the word.