美國華嚴蓮社 2023 春季法會通啟
ABLS Spring Dharma Service Notice
華嚴蓮社已於週日開放大殿，方便大眾入內參加共修，請先預約報名。週日午供因人數眾多緣故，仍維持在戶外廣場進行，暫不開放大眾用齋。每週二、四、六 10:00 – 15:00 大殿內部對外開放，可入殿內禮拜。每週二至六 10:00 – 15:00 大眾可於大殿廣場參禮祭祀。
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、來寺登記等方式，我們都將誠摯地為您服務。
“Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Birthday Celebration Dharma Service”
ABLS will celebrate Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Birthday on March 5th, 2023 (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. The 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.
ABLS has opened the Buddha Hall on Sundays. Please make an appointment to participate inside. The Food Offering Ceremony should still be joined outside because of the high volume of visitors. Lunch is not offered during the pandemic. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, the inside of Buddha Hall will open 10:00 – 15:00. The courtyard outside of Buddha Hall will open 10:00 – 15:00 Tuesday to Saturday.
Office operates as usual. Our regular hours are 9:30 – 16:00 Tuesday to Sunday. You can call the office at 408-942-0874, send your request by mail, email firstname.lastname@example.org , contact us through our official website https://www.huayenusa.org/contact-us , drop-off, or register in person. We will be glad to be of further assistance.
為因應 COVID-19 及其變種疫情發展，避免宗教群聚感染之情事發生，本社「2023 春季華嚴誦經暨清明祭祖法會」，已調整成為一個月精進修持的方案，自國曆3/12/2023 起至 4/9/2023 日止（4/9/2023 圓滿日：總迴向＆化牌位），詳情請洽 “華嚴蓮社事務處” 辦理。
“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 pandemic of COVID-19 and its variants, and to prevent the transmission of the virus among religious communities, the 2023 Ching Ming Dharma Service has been changed to a One-Month Intensive Practice, starting from 3/12/2023 to 4/9/2023 (on the last day of 4/9/2023: Dedication of Merits & Burning Name Plates). Please contact our office for more detailed information.
“Bathing the Buddha Celebration Dharma Service”
On May 21st, 2023 (Sunday), ABLS will host a gathering to celebrate Shakyamuni Buddha’s birthday. Starting at 9 AM, there will be the Shurangama Mantra (incantation) Chanting & Liturgy of Shakyamuni Buddha. The Food Offering Ceremony will be conducted at noon. Starting again at 1:30 PM, the assembly will chant the Aspiration of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra and Avatamsaka Syllabary. For evening recitation, there will be Eighty-Eight Buddha Repentance, Meng Shan Food Bestowal Ceremony (Food for the passed away) and dedication of merits to all.