“Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Renunciation Day Dharma Service”
ABLS will celebrate Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Renunciation Day on October 24th, 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.
The Main Hall doors facing the South courtyard are open so that visitors can make offerings and pay respect to the deceased in the courtyard South of the Main Hall. The opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday (9：30－17：30) and Sunday (9：00－15：30). Be sure to wear Face Masks when coming here. Please note that the inside of the Main Hall is still closed to the public for now.