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7-Day Meditation Retreat | Dec. 25-Jan. 1, 2023

When

Sun, Dec 25, 2022 - Sun, Jan 1, 2023    
All Day

Where

Wat Buddhanusorn
36054 Niles Blvd. , Fremont, CA, 94536

Event Type

 

Date & Time

December 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023


Highlights

  • Mediation retreat
  • Cross-Year Chanting on New Year’s Eve
  • New Year Celebration and blessing
  • Dana Offering
  • Fundraising (Phahpah) for the new building instructions


Details

Download event schedule (English) Download event schedule (Thai)

December 25: Meditation Retreat

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: Meditation Retreat

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

December 31: Cross-Year Chanting

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, 2023: New Year Celebration

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 the monk
12 p.m.
  • Public lunch gathering
1 p.m.
  • Phahpah offering. Fundraising ends
  • New Year blessing from monks

 


Parking

Please carpool, parking spaces are limited, and use designated parking areas only. See the parking location here.

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