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 specially chosen lucky time. Anyone who registered will have their names posted 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. In Each registry maximum two beneficiary names are allowed and the fee 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.
Retreat Mahayana Temple is going to hold its 2015 Chinese New Year Ceremony on Feb 18 midnight through Feb. 19, 2015 and Feb. 26 through Feb.28, 2015. We sincerely invite you to participate in this auspicious event to receive its blessings. You may also take this opportunity to offer lights or meals to the Buddha.