We will have Dr. Cheryl Fraser join us this Saturday Dec. 10th for a dharma teaching , I am so happy to announce that Dr. Cheryl will also join us on Dec. 17th. as well . What a great gift of dharma for the holiday season ! Please remember we will also have a vegetarian Pot Luck lunch following the teaching on 17th. I have recently talked to Thay Vien Gaic at Chan Nguyen Monastery and he will be available and happy to preform a Refuge and Precept ceremony for us . If you are interested in taking refuge in the three jewels ( The Buddha , The Dharma and The Sangha ) and taking the 5 precepts with Thich Vien Gaic. please email me or talk to me at the Buddha house in the next two weeks. We will be arranging a trip over to the Monastery in Langley in the New Year. You are welcome to come over for this day trip just to visit the Monastery and meet the Monastics with out taking refuge Vows. We would go on a Saturday on the 7:45 am sailing and return on the 5:45 pm or 8:15 pm sailing back the same day. It is always a wonderful experience to visit and Meet with Thay Vien Gaic and the monastics. We are also planning on doing the Beginning anew ceremony out of the Plumb Village Chanting and recitation book January 7th. at the Buddha house.
Coming Events :
Dec. 10th. Dharma teachings with Dr. Cheryl Fraser
Dec. 17th. Dharma teachings with Dr. Cheryl Fraser Dec 17th. Vegetarian Pot Luck Lunch following the teaching
Jan.7th. Beginning anew ceremony
Jan.( tba) Trip to Chan Nguyen Monastery
Best Wishes Susan ‘ Source of Compassionate Action’