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Transmission of the 3 Refuges and 5 Precepts & 30th Anniversary

Transmission of the 3 Refuges and 5 Precepts & 30th Anniversary

【8/23 (Saturday)】
08:30 am – 10:00 am Dharma talk by Bhikshu
10:20 am – 10:50 am Meal Offering
01:00 pm – 03:00 pm Transmission of the 3 Refuges and 5 Precepts
06:00 pm – 07:00 pm Evening Ceremony
08:30 pm – 09:00 pm Shurangama Heart Mantra and Transference

【8/24 (Sunday) GBM 30th Anniversary Celebration】
08:30 am – 10:00 am Dharma talk by Bhikshu
10:10 am – 10:50 am Taiko Drums / Puppet Show
11:00 am – 11:30 am Meal Offering
11:30 am – 02:00 pm Food Fair Start (Various festivities and activities)
06:00 pm – 07:00 pm Evening Ceremony
07:00 pm – 08:30 pm Dharma talk by Bhikshu
08:30 pm – 09:00 pm Shurangama Heart Mantra and Transference

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2014 Chinese New Year Events

2014 Chinese New Year Events

Dear Dharma friends,

The old year has passed and we welcome the new year,
Thousands of auspicious clouds gather many delighted crowds.

With joy we welcome the auspiciousness of spring,
Gold Buddha Monastery Celebrates the Lunar New Year

We sincerely invite you to take part in the following Dharma Assemblies:

  1. Recite the Shurangama Mantra – Sunday, January 26, 8:30 am
  2. Liberating Life – Sunday, January 26, 10:00 am   [ more info ] / [ poster ]
  3. Sutra Copying – Sunday, January 26, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm [ notes ] / [ poster ]
  4. Praying for Blessings by Lighting Lamps and Hitting the Bell – Thursday, January 30 (Lunar New Year’s eve), 8:00 pm
    [ notes ] / [ poster ]
  5. Compose and write wishes for the New Year – January 31~February 6, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
  6. Bowing the Three Thousand Buddha Repentance – January 31~February 6 (1st to 7th days of the lunar New Year), 8:30 am – 4:00 pm   [ poster ]

During the festivities, plaques may be written to pray for blessings or for crossing over the deceased. Lamps can also be lit to pray for blessings. Registration must be done in person.

We welcome all to join us, in praying for the world, our country, the society and our families.

Everyone is welcome to join in our festivities.






GBM Inauguration Ceremony Events Schedule

GBM Inauguration Ceremony Events Schedule

8/30 (Friday)
8:00~10:00am Earth Store Sutra recitation
10:20~11:00am Meal offering
11:00am~12:00pm Lunch
1:00~3:00pm Earth Store Sutra recitation
6:00~7:00pm Evening ceremony

8/31 (Saturday) – Transmission of Three Refuges and Five Precepts [ poster ] & Precepts for the Deceased [ poster ]
8:30~10:00am Dharma talks by Rev. Heng Sure
10:20~11:00am Meal offering
12:30~1:00pm Universal bowing
1:00~3:00pm Transmission of Three Refuges & Five Precepts
4:00~5:00pm Evening ceremony
5:00~5:30pm Universal bowing
5:30~8:00pm Precepts for the Deceased ceremony

9/01 (Sunday) Inauguration Ceremony [ poster ] & High Meal Offering [ poster ]
9:00~ Performances

  • 9:00am – Dragon & Lion dance starting in the Buddha Hall by City of Ten Thousand Buddha’s Boys’ Developing Virtue High School
  • 9:20am – GBM Taiko drumming
  • 9:40am – CTTB Boys’ Developing Virtue High School drumming

10:00am Inauguration Ceremony in the Buddha Hall
11:00~ High meal offering & meal offering
3:00-5:00pm Dharma talks by Rev. Heng Sure