Greetings, Everyone:

Here is the schedule for English language temple activities for February: 

English Services:               Sundays 8 AM to 9 AM and Wednesdays 7 PM to 8:30 PM in the Buddha Hall.

Va Beach Dharma

Discussion:                        Tuesdays, Feb. 7, 14 and 21, 7 PM to 8:30 PM in the Dharma Hall.  Open discussion. 

NC Dharma

Discussion:                        Tuesday, Feb 27, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, Pitts Center, Southern Shores, NC.  Chanting, meditation, and

                                            discussion.        

DTO Class Meetings:       Sundays, Feb. 5 & 19,  2 PM to 5 PM, in the Dharma Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend. "DTO" stands for

                                            Dharma Teacher Order,  http://dharmateacherorder.org/.

Community Outreach:    Food drive for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore.  There is a food
                                            drop box in the entry to the Buddha Hall.  Please contribute non-perishable food items.
 
Merit Stream:                    Let us know if you or a loved one would like to be remembered during the week for shared merit                      
                                             by the Monks and sangha members.  
 
Lunar New Year:               These are Vietnamese language events, but everyone is invited to participate:  
                                             Feb. 11 at 7 PM is the Medicine Vigil candle lighting ceremony.
                                             Feb. 12 at 10:30 AM is the closing ceremony followed at 1:30 PM with the Offering to the
                                             Hungry Ghosts ceremony.
 
New website postings:     The website contains new articles about the January retreat and other events.
 
Let me know if you have any questions, comments or concerns.
 
Practice, Patience, Peace, 
 
Mark P.
Mobile: 757-406-1726

Weekly Schedule

Sunday

8.00 am - 9.00 am: Public Services in English: Such as chanting, Meditation,  Dharma discussing

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

Tuesday

English Dharma Class, open discussion.
@ Dharma Hall, Virginia Beach
1st, 2nd and 3rd  and 5thTuesdays, 7pm-8.30pm.

English Dharma Class, open discussion.
@ Pitts Center, Southern Shores, NC
4th Tuesday, 6.30pm - 8.30pm 

Wednesday

5:45 - 6:45 pm: One Hour Meditation. Public is welcome. English language introduction. Silent, seated meditation in the Dharma Hall.

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Public service in English: Chanting, meditating, Dharma discussing in English

Thursday

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

ĐÔNG HƯNG TEMPLE

423 Davis Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: (757) 689 - 3408

Direct: 757 - 406 - 1726 (Mr. Mark P.)

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