Chinese New Year Events Preview
A. 02/19 (Thr) – First of the New Year, Ceremony of chanting Diamond Sutra and praying for blessings & Grand Offering to the Buddha (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
B. 02/20 (Fri) – Second of the New Year, Medicine Buddha (Bhaisajyaguru) Dharma Service & Grand Offering to the Buddha (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
C. 02/21 (Sat) Third of the New Year, Grand Offering to the Buddha (11:20 am – 12:00 pm)
D. 02/22 (Sun) Forth of the New Year, Great Compassion (Maha Karuna) Repentance Ceremony (2:00 – 4:30 pm)
E. 02/19 (Thr) – 02/27 (Fri) Spring Festival calligraphy & ink wash painting exhibition (including works by Master Sheng Yen and Venerable Chi Chern) (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
F. Spring Festival Lamp Offering:
Besides offering the “Three Jewels Lamps” during the Grand Offering ceremonies, we also welcome you to light lamps for fostering dharma affinities during 1st – 15th lunar calendar (see details below). By lighting these lamps, we also ask for peace and blessings, gaining of merit and wisdom, and rediscovery of the Great Light! Those interested please contact reception starting from 01/05.