Buddha's Birthday invitation letter


Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

To show our respect and remember the birth of the Sakya Muni Buddha, Dong Hung Buddhist temple will mark this important event with a special ceremony making 2633 years of celebrating Buddha’s Birthday day on:

6.00 PM Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Philippine Cultural Center 4857 Baxter Rd. Virginia Beach VA 23462

You’ll enjoy the Buddha’s Birthday with many interesting things with entertainment such as the Dragon dance, music, vegetarian food etc…


On behalf of Dong Hung Buddhist Temple


Ven. Thich Chuc Hoi


For more information please contact: (757) 818 -3841/ 305-7498

Monks sue Va. Beach over permit denial

10:52 AM EDT on Friday, September 26, 2008

Associated Press

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) -- Buddhist monks who were denied a permit to hold services in their home are suing the city of Virginia Beach.

The Buddhist Education Center of America Inc. claims the city violated its religious rights as well as a federal law aimed at protecting faith organizations' land-use rights.

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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
Tuesdays, 7pm-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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