19/5 Buddha's Birthday

The Buddha’s Birthday is coming in May. You are cordially invited to take part in our ceremony to commemorate the birth of the Buddha by offering purified action, speech and mind. Due to the pandemic, the ceremony will be live-streamed by Zoom. Registration is required. Donations for flower offering are welcome.

Teacher: Zen Master Dae Kwan, Bon Sun Sunim JDPS
Date: 19 May (Wednesday)
Time: 10:00am to 12:00nn
Location: Zoom

Remarks: Due to the ceremony on 19 May, the live-streaming of evening practice that day will be cancelled.

Lotus Lanterns

A single lantern can transform centuries of darkness.

In this impermanent time as Covid-19 continues to spread across the world, amidst growing fear and anxiety, let us send our blessings to our loved ones by lig hting a lotus lantern.

This year, Su Bong Zen Monastery unfortunately cannot invite you over for Buddha’s Birthday celebrations. However, we have designed online lotus lanterns for you to light up and make dedications. May this inner light transform all your troubles and bring clarity back to your mind. May this light transform your life and those of many others.

Please submit names of living family members or friends you wish to dedicate merits to, and sunims will help us to make the dedications. Sunims will chant the Great Dharani daily from 3-4pm for three months until August 2, the last day of the lotus lanterns.


‧ $1000 - Large Lantern (Outdoor)
‧ $800 - Large Lantern
‧ $500 - Medium Lantern
‧ $300 - Small Lantern
‧ Any amount you are comfortable with

Please visit Zen Center's website or call our office for details.