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 …

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

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: …

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 …