New Year’s Eve Blessings Ceremony

The Venerable Sangha invites you to welcome in the New Year by attending a New Year’s Eve Dharma Blessing Assembly. This event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, 2017 and end at midnight. This is a special night where we are going to take a step towards the beginning of the New Year 2018. Come and join us!

7:00pm          Arrival & snack

8:00                Sitting and Walking Meditation

9:00                Sharing & Tea with the Monastics

10:10               Prepare coats and shoes

10:20               Dharma Talk by Master Jiru

11:00               Reciting “88 Buddhas Great Repentance Vows”

11:30               Offering of Regrets & Intentions,

Chanting the “Mangala Sutta” –The Highest Blessings

(Candles light, silent walk around the Standing Buddha)

Ring the bell at 12:00 midnight for the blessing and peace to all sentient beings. (Welcome to stay for warm rice porridge at midnight with Shifu and friends!)

All are welcome!

Wishing You A Very Happy, Healthy, and Peaceful New Year!