ABLS 2023 夏季法會通啟(Summer Dharma Service Notice)

美國華嚴蓮社 2023 夏季法會通啟

ABLS Summer Dharma Service Notice





後疫情期,本社「2023 盂蘭盆孝親報恩梁皇法會」仍維持一個月精進修持的方案(詳見日程表),自國曆2023年8月10日起至 2023年9月10日止(2023年9月10日圓滿日:總迴向&化牌位),詳情請洽 “華嚴蓮社事務處” 辦理。

*** 週日共修會午齋用餐公告 ***

為方便信眾全程參與週日共修,華嚴蓮社將於 8月13日(週日)起,依下列原則開放週日用餐:




華嚴蓮社週日共修會 (9:00 – 15:30) ,普羅大眾均可進入大殿,參與共修,無需事先預約。共修會場,以梅花座間隔安排,位置先到先得。

每週二至週六 (9:30 – 16:00) ,大眾均可進入大殿,禮佛祭祀。日常每天早晚課誦,採預約申請方式,參加早晚課共修迴向,名額不限。

國際華嚴研究中心 (ICAS) 開設之佛法課程及系列講座,如:《華嚴經》講座、《維摩詰經》導讀等,仍維持 Zoom 線上授課。五觀堂、圖書館等殿堂,暫時不對外開放。

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) 來寺登記,或電洽蓮社事務處辦理 (408-942-0874);或者,請以郵寄信件、電子郵件 info@huayenusa.org 、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。


“Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day Dharma Service”

ABLS will celebrate Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Enlightenment Day on July 30th, 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.

“Ullambana Celebration Dharma Service”

In the post-pandemic time, the 2023 Ullambana Celebration Dharma Service will remain as a One-Month Intensive Practice (see the attached timetable for details), starting from 8/13/2023 to 9/10/2023 (on the last day of 9/10/2023: Dedication of Merits & Burning Name Plates). Please contact our office for more detailed information.

*** Lunch Service on Sundays ***

ABLS will offer lunch on Sundays starting from August 13th, 2023 (Sunday) following these policies below:

1.  Lunch on Sundays is offered to those who will stay and participate in the afternoon service.

2.  Please bring your own lunch box and utensils. When getting food in the dining hall, wear a face mask and remain in silence.

3.  Please have lunch in the courtyard or in your own car.

On Sunday (9:00 – 15:30), all are welcome to participate inside the Buddha Hall without making an appointment. Seating is arranged with social distancing, and based on a first-come first-served basis. 

From Tuesday to Saturday (9:30 – 16:00), people can also come inside the Buddha Hall on their own. From Monday to Saturday, all are welcome to join the Morning and Evening Liturgy by appointment. 

Lectures such as Expounding the Avatamsaka Sutra, Introduction to the Vimalakīrti Sutra are held on ZOOM as before. The Dining Hall, Library and other areas are not open to the public yet. 

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, you can register in person, or 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 info@huayenusa.org , contact us through our official website https://www.huayenusa.org/contact-us , or drop-off after hours. We will be glad to be of further assistance.