Liberation of Life Ceremony Cancellation

Due to repair work needed on the Master Harbour Floats, our liberation of life ceremony will be cancelled starting from May.  Repair work should be completed by the end of summer. We will advise when the liberation of life ceremony resumes, sorry for any inconveniences caused. We welcome you to …

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 …

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 …

Six​-S​yllable Mantra Dharma Assembly

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua: “OM MA NI PAD ME HUM” – these six ​syllables ​together make up the Six​-Syllable Great Bright Mantra; each one individually is able to emit brilliant light. If you are able to constantly recite the Six-​Syllable ​Great Bright Mantra, there will be six paths of light …

2017 Chinese New Year Festivities

Jan 15 (Sun) 1:00-3:00pm – Couplet Writing Jan 22 (Sun) 1:00-3:00pm – Copying Sutras Jan 27 (Fri) 8:00pm – Lamp Lighting & Bell Ringing Ceremony on Chinese New Year Eve Jan 28 (Sat) ~ Feb 3 (Fri) – Three Thousand Buddhas Repentance Jan 29 (Sun) 10:00am – GBM Taiko Drumming …

Amitabha Buddha Recitation Session

From December 25-31 8:30am-5:00pm, Gold Buddha Monastery will host an Amitabha Buddha Recitation Session. The dharma door of reciting the Buddha’s name will be explained in detail during lunch hour talks. Dharma Master Heng Chih, a senior monastic from the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, will lecture on Master Ou …