All Lives Matter

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By Dave Edmonds

Actually I think "all lives matter" is a pretty profound challenge. What if we were to decide to practice with this for a few days? We could decide that wherever we go we could remind ourselves of this - no matter who we see we could just repeat this simple phrase to ourselves.

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Philanthropy in Action

Philanthropy in Action

For the 4th year, Dong Hung Temple - Buddhist Education Center of American opened its pristine grounds and welcoming doors to the entire Tidewater community for The Great Compassion Festival on July 16 and 17, 2016.  

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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
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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