Current Event Schedule

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CeremonyDateDayTimeProgram Includes
Half-Day Chan Retreat4/15,4/29Sun9:00 AM - 1:00 PMSign in 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
3045 Buddha Bathing Ceremony and the Opening Ceremony of Medicine Buddha Sutra for Summer Retreat and Mother’s Day Celebration5/20Sun9:00 AM - 1:30 PMBuddha Bathing Ceremony, Chanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra and the Sutra on the Profound Kindness of Parents
Half-Day Chan Retreat5/27,7/22Sun12:00 PM - 5:00 PMSign in 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Medicine Buddha Sutra Ceremony
(in English)
6/24Sun2:00 PM - 4:00 PMChanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra in English
CTCM Summer Chan-7 Retreat I6/26-7/3Tue - TueChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear black robe
CTCM Summer Chan-7 Retreat II7/7-7/14Sat - SatChung Tai Chan Monastery, Taiwan/ wear meditation uniform
2018 2nd Term Chinese Meditation Classes Completion,
and Potluck Dinner
8/2Thu5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2018 2nd Term English Meditation Classes Completion,
and Potluck Lunch
8/5Sun10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ullambana Ceremony8/12Sun9:00 AM - 1:30 PMChanting the Ullambana Sutra
both in Chinese & English
The Precious Repentance Liturgy of the Compassionate Medicine Buddha Ceremony in Chinese8/16-8/18Thu - Sat7:00 PM - 9:00 PMRepentance prostrations according to The Precious Repentance Liturgy of the Compassionate Medicine Buddha
2018 Tour of Bodhi Mind –Pilgrimage to Chung Tai Chan Monastery8/23-8/30Thu - Thu
The start of the 3rd term of Meditation classes9/9Sun

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Weekly Ceremony

CeremonyDateTimeNotes
Medicine Buddha Sutra Gratitude Ceremony in ChineseMonday thru Friday
Starting 5/21
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMChanting the Medicine Buddha Sutra
Saturday Repentance Ceremony in ChineseEvery Saturday7:00 PM - 9:00 PMRepentance Prostrations according to The Compassionate Samadhi Repentance Liturgy
Grand Meal Offering to the Buddhas5/15(Tue), 5/29(Tue), 6/14(Thu),
6/28(Thu), 7/13(Fri),
7/27(Fri), 9/10(Mon), 9/24(Mon)
11:00 PM - 11:30 PMThe 1st and 15th Day of Each Lunar Month
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts in Chineseafter Greand Meal Offering1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Recitation of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts in English and Lecture in Both English and Chinese4/22, 5/6, 6/3, 7/8, 8/5, 9/22:00 PM - 5:00 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.