Chinese New Year Celebration -Dharma Services Series


Mahayana Temple held a series of blessing services for the public during the Chinese New Year 2023, blessing every individual, their families, the communities and the country, with peace and harmony, gaining merits and wisdom.

Mahayana Temple City Campus

  • Welcoming the God of Fortune and Wealth Ceremony
    01/20 9pm-01/21 2amThe temple will open doors from 9pm on 01/21.
    From midnight to 2am, the Welcoming God of Fortune and Wealth ceremony will take place in the main hall. Everyone is invited to lit their first incense of the year and to welcome the God of Fortune and Wealth home.


  • Mitreya’s Birthday Ceremory    01/22 full day

On the first day of the new year, we celebrate the birth of Mitreya Bodhisattva. The temple opens doors start from 7am. Chanting service starts from 9:30am. After chanting, everyone is invited to ring our bronze bell to signify a new beginning and to bring themselves merits. Offerings including oil offering, meal offering, light offering, flower and fruits offering, and new year offerings will be available for registration.

 Mahayana Temple Retreat 

  • Welcoming the God of Fortune and Wealth Ceremony

12 pm  January 21 (Chinese New Year Eve)

Blessing the public with a prosperous career, great wealth, and great luck in the new year! 

  • Maitreya ’s Birthday Ceremony

10 am  January 22 

Wishing the public will be blessed with merits and wisdom. 

  • Thousand Buddhas Worship Ceremony

February 2 – 4

Led by 7 respected Venerables, devotees pray to return to all sentient beings with the countless merit of worshiping the three thousand buddhas. 

  • Offering to Buddhas and Celestial Beings

9:30 am   February 5

Mahayana Temple is offering this opportunity for devotees and all Dharma supporters to congregate at the Temple, requesting the presence of the Triple Gems and all Saintly beings to accept our offerings of incense, flowers, fruits and food.  May all merits be transferred to everyone so that they may enjoy endless blessings, long life and well-being.

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