美國華嚴蓮社 2021 春季法會通啟
ABLS Spring Dharma Service Notice
為因應 COVID-19 嚴峻之疫病發展，避免宗教群聚感染之情事發生，本社「2021 春季華嚴誦經暨清明祭祖法會」，已調整為一個月精進修持的方案，自國曆3/14/2021 起至 4/11/2021 日止（4/11/2021 圓滿日：總迴向＆化牌位），詳情請洽 “華嚴蓮社事務處” 辦理。
由於疫情持續蔓延，蓮社大殿目前仍不對外開放。如欲祭祀先亡近逝眷屬者，請於每週六 9：30 至 16：00 及每週日午供時段 11：15 至 12：00，自行攜帶口罩，於大殿南面廣場參拜祭祀。
如有相關供養三寶、護持道場、燃燈供佛、消災祈福或超度亡靈等佛事需求，請於日常辦公時段 (週二至週日 9：30－16：00)，電洽蓮社事務處辦理；或者，請以郵寄信件、電子郵件 email@example.com 、官網聯繫 https://www.huayenusa.org/contact-us ，乃至投遞報名等方式，我們都將誠摯地為您服務。
“Spring Avatamsaka Sutra Chanting Dharma Service for Ching Ming”
Ching Ming (Tomb-Sweeping Day) is a traditional Chinese Memorial Day to commemorate the deceased family members and friends. Accordingly, ABLS will hold the “Spring Avatamsaka Sutra Chanting Dharma Service for Ching Ming”. In response to the severe situation of COVID-19 pandemic, and to prevent the transmission of the virus among religious communities, the 2021 Ching Ming Dharma Service has been be changed to a One-Month Intensive Practice, starting from 3/14/2021 to 4/11/2021 (on the last day of 4/11/2021: Dedication of Merits & Burning Name Plates). Please contact our office for more detailed information.
Because the pandemic continues to spread, the Main Hall will be closed to the public for now. For those who want to make offerings and pay respect to the deceased, please visit on Saturdays (9:30 – 16:00) and Sundays (11:15 – 12:00) and pay respect at the courtyard South of the Main Hall. Be sure to wear Face Masks when coming here.
If you need to make offerings to the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, support the temple, make light offerings, or set up blessing plates for the living or the deceased, please call the office during our regular hours (9：30－16：00 Tuesday to Sunday). You can also send your request by mail, email firstname.lastname@example.org, drop-off, or contact us through our official website https://www.huayenusa.org/contact-us . We will be glad to be of further assistance.
“Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Birthday Celebration Dharma Service”
ABLS will celebrate Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Birthday on March 28th, 2021 (Sunday). Starting at 9 AM, there will be Liturgy of Guanyin Bodhisattva, with the assembly chanting the Avalokiteshvara Mantra (incantation), Heart Sutra, Universal Gate Sutra, and making light offerings. Food Offering Ceremony will be conducted at noon. Starting again at 1:30 PM, participants will chant the Cundī Sutra, Cundī Mantra, followed by Eighty-Eight Buddha Repentance, and Meng Shan Food Bestowal Ceremony.