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Lectures on the Sixth Patriach’s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra

Lectures on the Sixth Patriach’s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra

Lectures on the Sixth Patriach’s Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra: A Peek Into the Meditative Practice Textbook

Studying the Dharma without recognizing the original mind is of no benefit.
If one recognizes their own original mind, then one will see their original nature
Simply using that mind, one will straightaway accomplish Buddhahood.

Lecturer: Dharma Master Jin Yu

Every Sunday, 1:00-2:30pm except the first Sunday of each month

Lectures on the Shurangama Mantra

Lectures on the Shurangama Mantra

Lectures on the Shurangama Mantra
— the Brilliant Buddha’s Crown, the Wonderful Sounds of an Efficacious Language

Dharma Master Heng Chih from The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas
will be explaining Verses on the Shurangama Mantra
on Sunday nights 7:30-9:00pm
on December 10/17/24/31 & January 7.

All are welcome to attend.

Lecture Series by Kevin Chiu, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Lecture Series by Kevin Chiu, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Lecture Series by Kevin Chiu,
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Series 1: How to Eat Healthy

How do we respond to what our body tells us?
Learn how to apply the use of acupuncture points and meridians to communicate with our body.

Dr. Kevin Chiu will start lecturing on practical applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine on the first Sunday of every month, 7:30-9:00pm.

Lectures on the Chronicles of Western Regions

Lectures on the Chronicles of Western Regions

1400 years ago, Great Master Xuanzang ventured to the west on a difficult journey in search of the Way.

Let’s follow his journey through the west, to experience a cultivator’s willpower in finding aspirations of the Way and enlightenment.

Speaker: DM Heng Yi
Every Sunday 1:00-2:30pm except the first Sunday of each month.

The Laws of the Rise and Fall of Successive Dynasties in Chinese History

The Laws of the Rise and Fall of Successive Dynasties in Chinese History

If we use past events as a reflection of ourselves, our futures will benefit from this reflection.

History doesn’t repeat itself but similar events in history repeats itself, for which we can use for current reference. Hopefully we can understand human nature through events in history and how to use Buddha Dharma to deal accordingly.

Lecturer: Dharma Master Heng Yi

7/16, 7/23, 7/30
Sunday 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Talks About Maintaining Health by Kevin Chiu, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Talks About Maintaining Health by Kevin Chiu, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Being Your Own Doctor
Talks About Maintaining Health by Kevin Chiu, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Date/Time: Starting every Friday evening in April 7:30-9:00pm

Topics covered:
1. Understanding the relationship between the five elements and the human body
2. Describing the functions of the five viscera and six bowels in the human body
3. Inquiring into the meaning of “disease”
4. Learning acupuncture points–beginners’ lessons
5. Exploring acupuncture and moxibustion theory–expanded level

Let’s learn how to improve our own immune system in order to prevent minor illnesses.

Discourse on Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana

Discourse on Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana

Delightfully Receiving Faith
Instilling Faith in Oneself through the “Discourse on Awakening of Faith in the Mahayana”

It opens an entrance into finding faith in ourselves and others. Let’s investigate what Asvaghosa Bodhisattva has to say…

Lecturer: Dharma Master Jin Yu

Dates: April 16, 23 & May 14, 21, 28
Time: Sundays 1:00-3:00pm

Talks are in Mandarin. English, Cantonese and Vietnamese translations will be provided.

You’re all cordially invited to join us in these events…