Yearly Calendar

CALENDAR 2023

Buddhist Holidays & Meditation Retreats

January:

  • Day 08 Ceremony to Commemorate 1 year of the passing Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh & Ceremony  Closing the Year of the Tiger begins at 9:00 AM.
  • Day 15 Tet Market’s Day begins at 9:00 AM.
  • Day 22 Celebration Lunar New Year Tet – Year of the Cat begins at 9:00 AM.

February:

  • Day 01-05 Medicine Sutra & Dharani Mantra Chanting Ceremony begins at 7:30 PM.
  • Day 15 The 15th of Lunar New Year Ceremony begins at 9:00 AM.

March:

  • Day 18 A Day of Mindfulness Retreat from 9:00 AM to 4: 00 PM (English speaking).

May:

  • Day 14  Vesak Ceremony – Buddha’s Birthday Celebration begins at 09:30 AM.

August:

  • Day 21-25 Chanting Filial Piety – Deep Kindness of Parents Sutra begins at 7:30 PM.

September:

  • Day 03 Ullambana Ceremony – Honoring Parents and Ancestors’ Day begins at 09:30AM. Longevity Wishing Ceremony (for the elderly 70 and above – special gifts presented).

October:

  • Day 12/10-23/12  Rains Retreat.
  • Day 29 Halloween Costume Contest Show.

November:

  • Day 3-5  Fall Retreat (for Vietnamese speaking)
  • Day 23  Happy Thanksgiving Potluck Brunch begins at 10:00 AM.

December:

  • Day 29-31 Annual Retreat Ceremony of Lamp-Offering & Compassion Meditation Retreat.
  • Day 31 Lantern Lighting Ceremony & Welcome the New Year 2024 begins at 7:30 PM.

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