ksitigarbhabodhisattvaOBON / Vu Lan at DZC,

Sunday, July 13th 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a celebration of the Hungry Ghost Festival (also known as Ullambana), which we honor according to the Japanese calendar.  Chanting service and lunch (entertainment is possible!)  Meet the out-of-state monks who have joined us for the July Training Sesshin.

July Training Sesshin, Monday, July 7th, through Sunday, July 13th,

We are hosting a special 7-day Life at the Temple training retreat for monks, monk candidates and sincere laypersons this summer (permission from Roshi is required).

If you wish to visit DZC during this time, please know that we may be involved in class or other activities at various parts of the temple (calling ahead of time is, as always, a good idea).

On the Sunday, the 13th, join us for the end of sesshin/Obon ceremony and lunch.

Class Schedule:  

Thursday Meditation 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

(two 30″ periods of seated and one short period of walking meditation, followed by tea and brief discussion)

Sunday Dharma class at 9:30 a.m.

(lecture-style by Thich An Giao Roshi. Drop-ins okay. Currently finishing up a series on the major schools of Buddhism)We do not plan to hold a formal class on July 13th, due to the Obon event.

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Sunday Service: 11:00 a.m.

(followed by our usual potluck lunch)

 

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Upcoming Talks in English 

White Lotus Dharma Center,

13071 Brookhurst Street, Garden Grove, CA 92843:

    • August 3rd, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Thich An Giao Roshi
    • September 7th, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Thich An Giao Roshi
    • September 14th, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Su co Tam Huong
    • October 5th, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Thich An Giao Roshi
    • November 2nd, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Thich An Giao Roshi
    • November 9th, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Su co Tam Huong
    • December 7th, 2:30 p.m. a Dharma Talk by Thich An Giao Roshi
    • See www.IBECWhiteLotus.org for more information.

Tom prepares for Sesshin.

Mark your calendars:

2014 Retreats & Events 

July 7-13 Life at Temple Sesshin (see newsletter for info – you MUST RSVP early for this sesshin)

September 13 Day at the Temple

October 10-12 Sesshin

November 8 Day at the Temple

December 12-14 Rohatsu Sesshin  

             RSVP required for retreats

Note: DZC schedules events, work days, and retreats on the 2nd full weekend of each month.  

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Renewing the Precepts Ceremony:

11:00 a.m. Last Sunday of each month.

A view from the past: Roshi An Giao en route to Dharma Hall

and, below, a view from Autumn 2010.  Still smiling!


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