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

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

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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