Mantras are very powerful prayers which bring worldly and spiritual protection, and benefit.
08:00 PM - 08:40 PM: Mantra Recitation - Namo Shurangama Assembly of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas - Shurangama Mantra (lines 544-554) - Mantra of the Five Great Hearts (lines 104-108)
Click here for the audio and text of the Shurangama Mantra.
Sunday Dharma Assembly
On Sunday, we recite the Pure Land Ceremony and ask for help from Amitabha Buddha. On the last Sunday of each month, we recite the Great Compassion Repentance Ceremony and pray to Guan Yin Bodhisattva to eradicate our karmic obstructions.
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM: Dharma Assembly 09:30 AM - 10:10 AM: Dharma Talk 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM: Meal Offering 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Vegetarian Lunch
ChanQi is a seven (7) week retreat that focuses on improving your meditation skills. We encourage interested meditators at all levels to give it a try, whether for a few hours, a day, several days or weeks.