New Year’s Day at the Temple

New Year’s Day at the Temple

January 2017

The first day of the year brought delightful sunny weather as many of us begin to enter the grounds of the Temple for a special New Year’s Day celebration and potluck on Sunday afternoon. The event was scheduled to give host to joyful, peaceful and interactive activities starting one hour past noon.

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NC Talk December 5, 2016

Ven. Chuc Thanh and Mark traveled to Southern Shores, NC for the NC Dharma talk on December 5, 2016.

We opened the session with meditation followed by chanting the Metta and Heart sutras.  Thay Thanh directed a metta meditation period. 

One of the NC sangha members distributed Santa hats for the group in celebration of our 12th visit to Southern Shores, completing our first year of bringing the dharma to the OBX. 

Read more: NC Talk December 5, 2016

Weekly Schedule


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 


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 


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


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


423 Davis Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: (757) 689 - 3408

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

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