7-Day Meditation Retreat | Dec. 25-Jan. 1, 2019

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Dates & Times

Dates: December 25, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Highlights
  • Mediation retreat
  • Fundraising (Phahpah)
Schedules

December 25

9 a.m.
  • Registration for one week long retreat
  • Fundraising (Phahpah) starts
10 a.m.
  • Five precept observation
  • Monks’ Sutra Chanting
  • Dana offering
  • Merit dedication
11 a.m.
  • Food offering to monks
12 p.m.
  • Public lunch gathering
1 p.m.
  • Monk’s sermon
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Sutra Chanting
  • Meditation session begins
  • Dana offering
2 p.m.
  • Evening chanting
  • Meditation session begins

December 26-31

6 a.m.
  • Morning chanting
9 a.m.
  • Mediation session begins
  • Breakfast for monks and meditators
2-5 p.m.
  • Meditation session begins
  • Dharma talk
  • Evening chanting
7-9 p.m.
  • Dharma discussion
Cross-year chanting on December 31
11 p.m.
  • Dharma talk
  • Cross-year chanting
    • Salutations to Buddha, Dharma and Sangha
  • Dhammacakkappavattana Sutra
  • Jayamangala, and Jinapanjara
  • New Year celebration and blessing

 

January 1, 2019

6 a.m.
  • Morning chanting
  • The conclusion of the one-week long retreat
10 a.m.
  • Five precept observation
  • Monks’ Sutra Chanting
  • Dana offering
  • Merit dedication
10:30 a.m.
  • Alms’ rounds in the front yard
  • Thai classical dances and music by Sunday school students
11 a.m.
  • Food offering to monk
12 p.m.
  • Public lunch gathering
1 p.m.
  • Phahpah offering. Fundraising ends
  • New Year blessing from monks
Parking

Please carpool, parking spaces limited, use designated parking area only. **Please do not park on neighboorhood streets.

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