ABLS Reopening Announcement
一、大殿廣場 (戶外參禮祭祀)：每週二到週日 10:00 – 16:00
大殿內部 (可入殿內禮拜)：每週二、四、六 10:00 – 15:00
三、進入大殿之前，會有義工引導：1. 額溫測量，2. 手部消毒，3. 全程佩戴口罩， 4. 禁止飲食、聊天，5. 遵循動線行進禮拜，6. 保持社交距離。上述事項，敬請配合，以便維護自他健康安全。
五、事務處照常辦公。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 (408-942-0874)；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。
ABLS will reopen gradually starting from May 10, 2022, following these policies below:
1. The courtyard outside of Buddha Hall will open 10:00 – 16:00 Tuesday to Sunday;
The inside of Buddha Hall will open 10:00 – 15:00 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday;
The Welcome Court, Dining Hall, Library and other areas are not open to the public yet.
Sunday services and Buddhist Festivals should be joined outside because of the high volume of visitors. Lunch is not offered during the pandemic.
2. From Monday to Saturday, families who have registered the service for the deceased (49 days memorial service, 100 days memorial service, anniversaries and birthdays) can join the evening liturgy on the day of merit dedication. 1~2 people are allowed inside for each family. Please make an appointment with the office in advance and provide the COVID vaccine card. Face mask is required upon entry.
3. To protect oneself and others, please follow these practices when entering the Buddha Hall: (i) temperature check, (ii) hand sanitizing, (iii) face covering, (iv) no eating and idle chat, (v) follow the designated path, (vi) keep social distancing.
4. Lectures such as Expounding the Avatamsaka Sutra, and Approaching Classic Chinese Poetry are held on ZOOM as before.
5. Office operates as usual. 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 (408-942-0874) 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.
These practices will be adapted according to the government guidelines, please follow the latest news on our official website: https://www.huayenusa.org .
We are grateful for your continuous support! We pray for health and safety for your whole family, as well as peace in the world, prosperity for our country, an early end to this epidemic, and well-being of all sentient beings.