For the first fifteen days from Chinese New Year, City Campus Mahayana Temple will ring the temple bell 108 times twice a day at a special chosen lucky time. Anyone who registered will have their names post under the sight of Giant Buddha wish to bring them best luck through the whole year. At the same time, by showing the registry receipt, they will receive ONE lucky gift. Each registry with maximum two beneficiary names and the donation is $88. Please come to the temple in person or send the check by mail for registry. If you send check by mail, please make the check payable to:” EASTERN STATES BUDDHIST TEMPLE OF AMERICA, INC.” and mark memo portion with “New Year Temple Bell Ceremony.” You may call to Temple later to get the schedule and you are also very welcome to observe the ceremony. All donations will be used for Retreat Mahayana Temple renovation.
New York Mahayana Temple (Retreat) is going to hold its 2014 Chinese New Year Ceremony on Jan 30 midnight through Jan. 31, 2014 and Feb. 07 through Feb.09, 2014, and We sincerely invite you to participate in this auspicious event to receive its blessings. You may also take this opportunity to offer lights to the Buddha or offer meals.