12/5 Buddha’s Birthday Celebration

You are cordially invited to come with your family and friends to take part in our Buddha’s Birthday ceremony and commemorate the birth of the Buddha by offering purified action, speech and mind. Refreshments will be provided after the ceremony.  Donations for flower offerings and refreshments are welcome. 

Teacher:      Zen Master Dae Kwan
Date:          12 May (Sunday) 
Time:          10:00 am to 12:00 noon
Place:         Su Bong Zen Monastery
Enrolment:   Registration is required

Lotus Lanterns

As before, our Zen Centre will hang Lotus Lanterns in the Dharma Hall to celebrate Buddha’s Birthday.  In donating funds for the Lotus Lanterns as dedication of merits to your friends and relatives, may the light of your mind shine and glow, attaining the wisdom and purity of the lotus. Funds donated for the lotus lanterns, after deducting necessary expenses, will be used for supporting the daily operation of Su Bong Zen Monastery. There are several sizes for you to choose from:

               Names:        Amount:
Large:        4 - 6             $ 1,000
Large:        1 - 3             $ 500
Medium:     1 - 3             $ 300
Small:        1 - 2             $ 100

Donations of $100 or more are tax deductable.

Diamond Sutra Chanting

After Buddha’s Birthday, we will chant the Diamond Sutra from 21 May to 9 August (3:30pm – 4:30pm) and dedicate merits to the sponsors of the lotus lanterns.  Members are welcome to join the chanting.

Teachers:     Sunims
Date:          21 May - 9 August (except Mondays)
Time:          3:30 pm - 4:40 pm    
Place:         Su Bong Zen Monastery
Enrolment:   Members only. Registration is required