December English Temple Activities

December English Temple Activities

Greetings, Everyone.
Starting with December, we will be sending one temple English language activities email update per month. Additional emails for special events will be sent as needed.

Here is the schedule for December, 2016:

English Services: Sundays 8 AM to 9 AM and Wednesdays 7 PM to 8:30 PM in the Buddha Hall.
Discussion Group: Tuesdays 7 PM to 8:30 PM in the Dharma Hall. Open topics. Attend and ask questions.
DTO Class Meetings: Sundays Dec. 4 and 18, 2 PM, in the Dharma Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. "DTO" stands for
Dharma Teacher Order,

Read more: December English Temple Activities

Fall Day with the Sangha Retreat Summary

October 22, 2016

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Dong Hung Temple completed its 2016 English language retreat schedule by hosting “A Fall Day with the Sangha.”  Twenty two people spent all or part of the day with us as we spent time in meditation, dharma discussion and enjoyed another wonderful silent lunch featuring Vietnamese vegetarian cuisine.

Read more: Fall Day with the Sangha Retreat Summary

Refuge Ceremony, Dong Hung Temple, October 5, 2016

Three members of the Sangha, Mike, Chris and Shon, took refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.  The Venerable Thich Tri Hoang, Master Monk and founder of the Dharma Teacher Order presided. Assisting him with the service were the temple’s Abbot, the Venerable Thich Chuc Hoi and Dharma Master, the Venerable Thich Chuc Thanh.

Read more: Refuge Ceremony, Dong Hung Temple, October 5, 2016

September Dhamma Talk

IMG 0809NC Talk September 26, 2016

Ven. Chuc Thanh, Mark and Curtis traveled to Southern Shores, NC for the NC Dharma talk on September 26, 2016.  We had a group of 13 people attending the session, 6 who were visiting the group for the first time.

Read more: September Dhamma Talk

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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