Current Event Schedule

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CeremonyDateDayTimeProgram Includes
Transmission of the Eight Prohibitive and Fasting Precepts

Pilgrimage Trip to The Sweeping Ceremony of the Founding Patriarch’s Memorial Pagoda on Buddha’s Enlightenment Day
12/30/2019 – 1/4/2020Mon - Sat
12:00 PM - 05:00 PMChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan
The Starting Ceremony of The Practices and Vows of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva1/11Sat7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Repentance Prostrations according to The Practices and Vows of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva
CTCM New Year’s Eve Hot Pot Reunion Dinner & New Year Blessing Ceremony1/24 - 1/26Fri - SunChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan
2019 3rd Term Chinese New Year and The Universal Gateway of Guanyin Bodhisattva Blessing CeremonyEnglish Meditation Classes Completion,
and Potluck Lunch
1/25Sat9:00 AM - 5:00 PMChinese New Year’s Day

Ten Auspicious Gateways to the Mind
CTCM Spring Chan-7 Retreat I1/26 - 2/2Sun - SunChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
CTCM Spring Chan-7 Retreat II2/6 - 2/13Thu - ThuChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear meditation uniform
Half-Day Chan Retreat2/16, 3/15Sun12:00 PM - 5:00 PMSign in 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Qing Ming Ceremony and Meditation Classes Completion3/29Sun9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pilgrimage Trip to Memorial Ceremony for the Founding Patriarch4/7 - 4/10Tue - Fri
Chung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
Start of the 2nd term of Meditation classes5/10Sun

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Weekly Ceremony

CeremonyDateTimeNotes
Saturday Repentance CeremonyEvery Saturday7:00 PM - 9:00 PMRepentance Prostrations according to The Practices and Vows of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva
Grand Meal Offering to the Buddhas2/8(Sat), 2/23(Sun)
3/8(Sun), 3/24(Tue), 4/7(Tue), 4/23(Thu)
11:00 PM - 11:30 PMThe 1st and 15th Day of Each Lunar Month
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts and Lecture in Chineseafter Grand Meal Offering1:00 PM - 1:45 PMLecture on Precepts in Chinese on 1st Day of Lunar Month
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts and Lecture in English1/19, 2/23,
3/22, 4/26
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Wear meditation uniform or any comfortable and modest attire and SOCKS. Do not wear low cut dresses/blouses, short skirts, short pants, or go bare feet.