May 30, 2010: Lay Precepts & Buddha’s Birthday

Bryan Goodrich, Susan Chacon and Tom Wesley Brown begin the precept ceremony, where they will take Refuge and the Five Laby Precepts, and receive Sanskrit names in honor of their formal status as Buddhists.

 

Ahimsa Muktika, Virya Muktika and Kshanti Muktika wear the rakasu (Buddha\’s robe)

 

Bathing the Baby Buddha

Flowers & sweet nectar end the service

 

after the potluck, one last photo before music…