NC Talk May 31, 2016

On Tuesday May 31, 2016, Ven. Chuc Thanh visited with the NC Sangha at the Pitts Center in Southern Shores, NC.  Mark and Curtis from the Virginia Beach sangha accompanied Thay Thanh.

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Vesak Day 2016

The Sangha of Dong Hung Temple celebrated Vesak Day 2016 on May 22 with traditional Vietnamese traditions. The temple’s monks directed the day of reverent chanting, the solemn procession of the Sangha members for the Bathing of the Baby Buddha, the more robust Offering to the Hungry Ghosts and a Seeking Refuge ceremony. See more pictures

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Taking Refuge May 18, 2016

Five Sangha members formally took refuge at the English language service the week of Vesak Day 2016.  The ceremony was conducted by the three Dong Hung Temple monks with the Abbot, Venerable Thich Chuc Hoi, presiding. Sloane Balise, Stephanie Morell, Miho Baromski, Scott Baromski and Dave Edmonds took refuge in the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha in the evening ceremony.

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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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