Meditation Retreat

Let’s have a taste of ch’an An interesting stillness and quietness 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 May 9 to the evening of …

Medicine Master Jeweled Repentance

If we constantly think of shame and remorse everyday Arrogance can be melted away even if it is as high as a mountain, Dharma water will flow everywhere. If we can repent first before doing anything else, The fire of three poisons will be extinguished instantly. Compassionate light shines through …

2016 Chinese New Year Events

Chinese Sutra Copying February 7 (Sunday) 1:00-3:00pm Lamp Lighting Ceremony February 7 (Sunday) Starting at 8:00pm Three Thousand Buddhas Repentance February 8 – 14 (1st to the 7th of the lunar month) 8:30am – 4:00pm daily

3-Day Amitabha Session

We will host a 3-Day Amitabha Session on December 25 – 27, 2015 December 27 Schedule: 8:30am Celebration of Amitabha Buddha’s Birthday 10:00am Liberation of Life Ceremony 1:00-4:00pm Amitabha Session, Transference of Merit During the Amitabha Session, we will single-mindedly recite Amitabha Buddha’s name to purify our body, mouth and …

2015 Shurangama Sutra Lecture Series

Come and investigate together The method to save the world And the secret to regulating the mind. Lecturer: Dharma Master Heng Yi The second, third and fourth Sunday of every month 1:00 – 2:30 pm English translation available if needed. Re-announcement of an ongoing lecture: Cantonese explanation of the Shurangama …

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: …

Amitabha Session

Dear Dharma friends, We will be celebrating Amitabha Buddha’s birthday on December 15 (Sunday) and have our annual week-long Amitabha Buddha Recitation Session from Decemeber 15th to the 21st. The session will start from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m; we will recite the Amitabha Buddha Sutra twice and recite Amitabha …

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 …