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 …

2013 Events

Dear Dharma friends, We sincerely invite you to take part in the following Dharma Assemblies which will be held at Gold Buddha Monastery in the second half of the year. 8/4 – Water Repentance 8/7 ~ 8/30 – Earth Store Sutra Recitation (2 recitations daily at 8am & 1pm) [ …

Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Fourteen Fearlessnesses

Date:March. 30-31, 2013 Time:Sat., Sun. 7:00pm – 8:30pm As Gold Buddha Monastery’s Buddha hall expansion and renovation is coming to an end, we would like to present another gift – you are invited to attend Dharma Master Heng Chih’s lecture on Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Fourteen Fearlessnesses. Venerable Master Hsuan Hua …

Lighting a Lamp on New Year’s Eve

Lighting a candle on New Year’s eve will enhance the light of our minds Saturday, February 9 (Lunar New Year’s eve) – 8:00 PM ~ Our minds will be illuminated and our ignorance will be destroyed by the Wisdom Light when we light up lanterns and make offerings to the …

3000 Buddhas Repentance

Feb 10-16 (Jan 1st to 7th of the lunar New Year) – 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Bowing the Three Thousand Buddha Repentance Praying for world peace, favorable weather conditions, the peace and prosperity of all countries and people, and the eradication of calamities and increase of blessings. May those who …

Sutra Copying for Blessings

Saturday, February 9 (Lunar New Year’s eve) – 1:00 PM – 3:30PM In cultivation, there are 84,000 kinds of dharma practices, and hand-copying sutras is one of them. Sutra copying can help us focus our minds, nurture our character, and open our wisdom. The Bodhisattva Asanga once said: “There are …

2013 Lunar New Year Events

With joy, we welcome the auspiciousness of spring Gold Buddha Monastery Celebrates the 2013 Lunar New Year Saturday, February 9 – Lunar New Year’s Eve Efficacious syllables will shake the Heaven and Earth – recite the Great Compassion Mantra – 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Carefully copying sutra texts helps …