Current Event Schedule

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CeremonyDateDayTimeProgram Includes
3046 Buddha Bathing Ceremony and the Opening Ceremony of Medicine Buddha Sutra for Summer Retreat and Mother’s Day Celebration5/12Sun09:00 AM - 01:30 PMBuddha Bathing Ceremony, Chanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra and the Sutra on the Profound Kindness of Parents
Half-Day Chan Retreat6/1 - 7/7Sun12:00 PM - 05:00 PMSign in 11:30am-12:00am
Medicine Buddha Sutra Ceremony
(in English)
6/23Sun02:99 PM - 04:00 PMChanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra in English
CTCM Summer Chan-7 Retreat I6/25 - 7/2Tue - TueChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
CTCM Summer Chan-7 Retreat II7/6 - 7/13Sat - SatChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear meditation uniform
2019 2nd Term Chinese Meditation Classes Completion,
and Potluck Dinner
7/18Thu05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
2019 2nd Term English Meditation Classes Completion,
and Potluck Lunch
7/21Sun10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ullambana Ceremony7/28Sun09:00 AM - 01:30 PMChanting the Ullambana Sutra
both in Chinese & English
The Precious Repentance Ceremony of the Compassionate Medicine Buddha in Chinese8/1 - 8/3Thu - Sat07:00 PM - 09:00 PMRepentance prostrations according to The Precious Repentance Liturgy of the Compassionate Medicine Buddha
2019 Tour of Bodhi Mind –Pilgrimage to Chung Tai Chan Monastery8/8 - 8/15Thu - ThuCompletion of the Summer Sangha Retreat Medicine Buddha Gratitude Ceremony/ Ullambana Ceremony
The start of the 3rd term of Meditation classes9/1Sun

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Weekly Ceremony

CeremonyDateTimeNotes
Medicine Buddha Sutra Gratitude Ceremony in ChineseMonday thru Friday
Starting 5/13
07:00 PM - 08:00 PMChanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra
Saturday Repentance Ceremony in ChineseEvery Saturday07:00 PM - 09:00 PMRepentance Prostrations according to The Universal Gateway of Guanyin Bodhisattva
Grand Meal Offering to the Buddhas4/5(Fri),
4/19(Fri),
5/5(Sun),
5/19(Sun),
6/3(Mon),
6/17(Mon),
7/3(Wed),
7/17(Wed)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe 1st and 15th Day of Each Lunar Month
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts in Chineseafter Grand Meal Offering01:00 PM - 01:45 PM
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts in English and Lecture in Both English and Chinese4/28,
5/26,
6/30,
7/14,
8/25
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
10 Fasting Days (No Solid Food after Lunch) : The 1st, 8th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th & 30th day of each lunar month.
  • 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.