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The Invitation Letter of Attending the 2644th Vesak Season – 2020

Pháp Nhãn Temple

To: Dear Monastics, Buddhists, and Everyone,

Pay respectful homage to the World-Honored One – the Master has shown the way of Peace to living beings all over the planet. His loving kindness, compassion, and wisdom shine all over the directions. We express our deeply wholehearted hearts to him to be directed toward the admiration of the Master of gods and human beings.

We know that the Sakyamuni Buddha, the Fully Enlightened One, the Founder of Buddhism, the path of awakening, enlightenment, and peace to the many right in the present life, has appeared in the world for over the past two thousand and six hundred years. Wherever Buddhism has been spread, there anciently as well as presently, a religious war has never happened. Wherever Buddhism has been present, there it contributes to bringing authentic joy, happiness, and peace to many people.

To express our gratitude to the Buddha, Pháp Nhãn Temple has a wholesome opportunity to invite the Most Venerable Monk Thích Pháp Quang, Bhante Gnanaratana, Bhante Thilakarathana, Senior Venerable Monk Thích Tâm Đạo, Thích Nhuận Tánh, Thích Quảng Chơn, Venerable Nun Hạnh Huệ, and Nun Hạnh Minh, to attend the Great Ceremony of the Vesak Day and preach the Dharma.  

On occasion of this year Vesak Day, you are cordially invited to spend your proper time going to the Temple for your attending this major event. May you all be well, healthy, and happy in the Dharma.

Schedule for the Buddha’s Birthday Ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 26, 2020.   

09:00 am:      Welcome you all to the Phap Nhan Temple       

09:30 am:      The Sangha is respectfully invited

10:00 am:     Celebrating the Great Ceremony of the Buddha’s 

                       Birthday

10:20 am:     Reading the message of the Buddha’s Birthday

10:40 am:     Dharma talk about meanings of the Vesak Day

                       Master Thích Pháp Quang

11:20 am:    Chanting the Vesak Sutra, the Ceremony of bathing

                       the newborn baby Buddha

12:00 am:    Make offerings to the Sangha and have a cordial lunch 

01:00 pm:    Performance of the Vesak songs

02:00 pm:    The Ceremony of Taking Refuges and

                      transmitting Five Ethical Trainings[1]

03:00 pm:    Closing of activities.

 

                                                     The Abbot of Phap Nhan Temple

                                                         Venerable Thích Trừng Sỹ

 

[1]   Please write your full name, DOB, and an ID picture, and then send them soon to the Phap                                 Nhan Temple so that Dharma Master will fill them in the Certificate of Ordination for you.

 

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