Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association (DDMBA)
was founded by the renowned scholor and teacher of
Chan Buddhism, Chan Master Sheng Yen.
In the Los Angeles chapter, our goal is to share with our
friends and neighbors in Southern California the wider
mission of DDMBA - which is to educate the greater
community about Chan. We offer free programs for beginners,
as well as long time practitioners. The organization is made entirely of volunteers who share the same goal.
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5/10-day chan retreat
Led by Guo-xing Fashi
Intermediate Shamatha and Vipassana 5-Day Chan Retreat
12/25 Fri. 1-1:45PM (check in) - 12/30/2015 Wed. 12:00PM
Prerequisite: Prior two 3-day retreat or 7-day retreat experience required.
Volunteers have priority for registration.
Please register online: http://www.ddmbalaf.org/IntensiveChanRetreat/RegistrationHome.asp?eventID=50
Advanced Silent Illumination 5-Day Chan Retreat
12/30 Wed. 1-1:45PM (check in) - 1/4/2016 Mon. 12:00PM
Prerequisite: Prior two 7-day retreat or intermediate 5-day/7-day retreat experience required. Volunteers have priority for registration.
Please register online: http://www.ddmbalaf.org/IntensiveChanRetreat/RegistrationHome.asp?eventID=51
Fee: $200 (Free for all DDM Volunteers) Participation in both Chan Retreats is $400
We welcome you to join in our weekly Ch’an meditation
class. Activities include simple stretching exercise, sitting
and walking meditation followed by group discussion guided by resident Sangha.
Classes will be held on every Saturday.
9:30 – 10:00 simple stretch exercises to prepare for sitting
10:00 – 11:00 sitting meditation
11:00 – 12:00 discussion
Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable loose fitting clothing
to all classes. Admission is free, pre-registration is required.(registration form)
Major Annual Events at ddmbalaClick here to learn more about these upcoming major events.