Chinese New Year 2019 at Buddha Monastery,New York
mar. 5 février 2019 à 15:30
WHAT TO EXPECTED
This is not an attempt to convert anyone to Buddhism. There is no need for that. But those who think of themselves as spiritual but not religious can find a lot in Buddhism to help them on their personal path, however, they define it.
This event is for people who interested in learning and experiencing different cultures. AGENDA
9:45 am: We will enter the temple to joining 10:00 am chant and group prayer in front of the biggest Buddha statue for a blessing of all sentient as entering of the New Year. - 12:00pm - 1:00pm : Vegetarian Lunch (Please prepare cash of minimum $7.00 for gratitude). The lunch service in the monastery is provided by volunteers who use their weekends to come to cook and serve lunch for everyone. Everything they have at the monastery is made possible by donations from the public. Please cherish the food we serve, and take only the amount that you will actually consume. - 12:40 pm: A tour of the Monastery
1:30pm : Adjourn /dismiss Attire: business casual attire. Wear extra layers of clothing. Be prepared for cold weather conditions!
About Chuang Yen Temple
The name of the Monastery “Chuang Yen,” means “Majestically Adorned.” The “Adornment” refers to the adornment of the Buddha’s teachings. Traditionally, Buddhist Monasteries not only served as a focus for religious services and festivals, but they were also community centers of learning and activities – both religious and secular. Carrying on that tradition, Chuang Yen Monastery extends and the invitation to the public to view the religious services and festivals held here and be the place to cultivate awareness to develop wisdom.See more http://www.baus.org/en/?cat=14 PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW CAREFULLY MEETING TIME/PLACE (Two options):
1: 9:30 am at outside of main entrance of Great Buddha Hill http://www.baus.org/en/?p=71 2:Carpool: Meet at 7:30am at JP Langauge Institute
200 Broadhollow Road,Suite 207, Melville NY 11747
RSAP or more info: Email: [masked] COST: pay what you wish a minimum $7.00 per person to show your gratitude for the vegetarian lunch. WHAT TO WEAR: Wear extra layers of clothing. Be prepared for cold weather conditions! (Also see VISITOR NOTE) CANCELLATION: Rain or snow or very cold with windy weather, a cancellation notice will be posted before 6:30 am via email and on the Discussion Board. VISITOR NOTE
We are pleased to know that you would like to visit the monastery.
(1)Please bring only vegetarian food products to the monastery. This means no meat, fish or eggs.
(2)There is NO smoking or drinking alcohol anywhere on the premises of the monastery.
(3)DO NOT harm or pick any flower, plant or vegetable, or feed or disturb any animal or fish on the premises.
(4)Drive slower than 15 mph once you enter the gate of the monastery. When guests drive over the speed limit on the grounds they cause harm to small animals, especially during the springtime.
(5)Please park only in the designated parking lot.
(6)Wear a proper dress. This means modest and respectful clothing.
Your cooperation is truly appreciated.
No young children or pets allowed on this event.