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!