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Building Progress Report

The progress of building Buddha hall

On June 29: Almost ready for Final inspection.

Suport for buildhing fund 

Great Compassion Festival

3rd Annual Great Compassion Festival, Saturday July 25 noon to 10 PM and Sunday July 26 noon to 3 PM at Dong Hung Buddhist Temple, 423 Davis St., Virginia Beach, VA. Spiritual, Cultural and Entertainment activities for the entire family focused on “Peace through Compassion.”  Free Admission. More details

Dhamma Class

IMAGE The topic was the 108 Feelings
Thursday, 14 July 2011
Notes from the Dharma Talk, Monday, June 27, 2011 Dong Hung Buddhist Temple English Language Service Mark Palamara, July 13, 2011 The Venerable Monks... Read More...
IMAGE The Life of Siddhartha Gautama
Friday, 14 August 2009
There was a small country in what is now southern Nepal that was ruled by a clan called the Shakyas.  The head of this clan, and the king of this... Read More...
Dharma Discussion Topic: Wisdom
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Dharma Discussion Topic: Wisdom The Dharma Discussion Group completed its series of topics based on the Six Paramitas during the months of August... Read More...
IMAGE Tuesday Dharma Discussion Group Update
Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Dharma Discussion Group has been meeting regularly through 2014 on Tuesday nights. The first Tuesday of each month, the group meets at the Mary... Read More...

Buddhist study

Compassion class # 3
Sunday, 18 May 2014
Dong Hung Buddhist TempleTuesday Evening Discussion Group    May 13, 2014 Topic:        Compassion The Venerable Thich Chuc Thanh presided... Read More...
IMAGE The Life of Sariputta Part 3
Wednesday, 06 July 2011
Sariputta was one who always respected his teacher, and therefore he said to his friend: "First, my dear, we shall go to our teacher, the Wanderer... Read More...
Bodhisattvas class 4
Saturday, 28 June 2014
Dong Hung Buddhist TempleDharma Discussion Group June 24, 2014 Topic:        Bodhisattvas, The Venerable Thay Thanh led the discussion.  The... Read More...
IMAGE Bodhisattvas
Tuesday, 10 June 2014
Dong Hung Buddhist TempleDharma Discussion Group June 3, 2014 Topic:        Bodhisattvas The Venerable Thay Thanh led... Read More...

Practicing Tip

IMAGE Generosity in Daily Life
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Generosity in Daily Life When the group began the topic “Generosity”, most of us figured it would be a quick, one night discussion.  We... Read More...
IMAGE Compassion class # 2
Friday, 16 May 2014
Dong Hung Buddhist TempleTuesday Evening Discussion Group    April 28, 2014 Topic:        Compassion... Read More...

Culture & Tradition

IMAGE Opening Ceremony Speech for the Great Ullambana Celebration 2012
Friday, 31 August 2012
Namo Great Master Sakyamuni Buddha. Namo Great Piety Maha-Moggallana. Greetings to all Venerable Monks and Nuns present here today. And a warm... Read More...
IMAGE Mother
Saturday, 14 July 2012
When you were a year old: your mom fed and bathed you and you just cried. When you turned 2 years old: your mom helped you walk your first steps, and... Read More...


Monday, 05 November 2012
Namo Sak-ya-mu-ni Buddha Respectful Greetings to all Venerable Monks and Nuns. Dear fellow Buddhist, family and friends. The adage of "time flies"... Read More...
Monday, 05 November 2012
Respectfully bowing our heads to Quan Am! Dedicated to this world, you manifested Your loving eyes often reflectively witnessed You always listened... Read More...

Weekly Schedule


10:30 am – 12.30 pm: Public Services in Vietnamese: Such as chanting, Dharma discussing (with English translator), offering to the deceased ones 


7:00 pm - 8.30 pm: Dhamma Class by topic. See detail


7:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Public service in English: Chanting, meditating, Dharma discussing in English


8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: Chanting 21 time Great Compassion Mantra


423 Davis Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: (757) 689 - 3408

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