2013 Buddha Bathing Ceremony, Dharma Talk & Free Lunch | Sunnyvale
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Chung Tai Zen Center | 750 E. Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA
To celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday, the Chung Tai Zen Center will hold the annual “Bathing the Buddha” ceremony on May 12, 2013.
The event is free and will be followed by a complimentary vegetarian lunch and song and dance performance by a kids’ group.
2013 Buddha Bathing Ceremony & Celebration
Sunday, May 12, 2013 | 9 am to 2 pm
Chung Tai Zen Center | 750 E. Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale
- 9 am: Recitation of the Sutra of Profound Kindness of Parents and Difficulties in Repaying Them (in Chinese with English transliteration and translation of the liturgy)
- 11 am: Buddha Bathing Ceremony and Dharma Talk (English and Chinese bilingual service)
- 12:30-2:30pm: Vegetarian feast and performance
- Noon to 3 pm: Buddha Bathing and Blessing Lamp Offering (Ongoing)
“Over 3,000 years ago, the great compassionate Buddha came to this world to awaken our Buddha nature. By bathing the baby Buddha, it is meant for us to clean the impurities from our minds so as to manifest the Buddha within. We invite you, your family, and friends to join us in this memorable event and dedicate the merits to peace and harmony in every part of the world. May we all realize our inherent purity and infinite potential.”
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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