ABLS 2024 春季法會通啟(Spring Dharma Service Notice)

美國華嚴蓮社 2024 春季法會通啟

ABLS Spring Dharma Service Notice


後疫情期,本社「2024 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3/10/2024 起至 4/7/2024 日止(4/7/2024 圓滿日:總迴向&化牌位),詳情請洽 “華嚴蓮社事務處” 辦理。

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。午供後將繼續參加下午共修會的信眾,可在齋堂用餐,請自備餐具。

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:《法華經》講座、《維摩詰經》導讀等,仍維持 Zoom 線上授課。

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 等方式,我們都將誠摯地為您服務。





Spring Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation and Cultivation 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 Recitation and Cultivation Dharma Service for Ching Ming”. In the post-pandemic era, the 2024 Ching Ming Dharma Service will remain as a One-Month Intensive Practice (please refer to the attached timetable for details), commencing from 3/10/2024 and concluding on 4/7/2024 (the last day will feature the Dedication of Merits and the Burning of Name Plates). Please contact our office for more detailed information.

Every Sunday (9:00 – 15:30), all are cordially invited to join us inside the Buddha Hall without the need for prior appointments. For those planning to stay for the afternoon service, we offer a complimentary lunch. Please bring your lunch box and utensils.

Additionally, from Tuesday to Saturday (9:30 – 16:00), visitors are welcome to come inside the Buddha Hall on their own. Morning and Evening Liturgy are open for participation by appointment from Monday to Saturday. 

Please note that Lectures such as Expounding the Lotus Sutra, Introduction to the Vimalakīrti Sutra continue to be hosted on ZOOM, as before.

For those wish 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, feel free to register in person or call the office (408-942-0874) during our regular hours (9:30 – 16:00 Tuesday to Sunday). Alternatively, you can send your requests by mail, email at info@huayenusa.org ,or reach out to us through our official website at https://www.huayenusa.org/contact-us. We will be glad to be of further assistance.

Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva’s Birthday Celebration Dharma Service

On March 24th, 2024 (Sunday), ABLS will observe the Birthday of Avalokitesvara (Guanyin) Bodhisattva. The celebration will commence at 9 AM with the Liturgy of Guanyin Bodhisattva, where the assembly will recite the Avalokiteshvara Mantra (incantation), Heart Sutra, Universal Gate Sutra. Following this, Master Tian He, the Abbess, will provide an insightful introduction to the practice of Guan Yin Dharma. The Food Offering Ceremony will be conducted at noon. Resuming at 1:30 PM, participants will engage in the chanting of the Cundī Sutra, Cundī Mantra, followed by Eighty-Eight Buddha Repentance, and Meng Shan Food Bestowal Ceremony  (offering food for the deceased).

Bathing the Buddha Celebration Dharma Service

On May 12th, 2024 (Sunday), ABLS will host a gathering to celebrate Shakyamuni Buddha’s birthday. Starting at 9 AM, there will be the Shurangama Mantra (incantation) Chanting and the Liturgy of Shakyamuni Buddha. Abbess Tian He will then offer an insightful introduction to Shakyamuni Buddha’s practice and aspirations. The Food Offering Ceremony is scheduled for noon. Resuming at 1:30 PM, the assembly will engage in the chanting of the Aspiration of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra and Avatamsaka Syllabary. For evening recitation, there will be Eighty-Eight Buddha Repentance, Meng Shan Food Bestowal Ceremonyand dedication of merits to all.