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Sumter Forest Temple

2275 Thomas Sumter Hwy.

Sumter, SC 29153

Tel. 803-469-2494

E-mail: sumterforesttempe@hotmail.com

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MERIT-MAKING CEREMONY ON VISAKHA PUJA DAY

AT SUMTER FOREST TEMPLE, SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA

SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014

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We invite you to take part in our merit-making ceremony, which will be held on May 18, 2014 by referring to Visakha Puja Day.Visakha Puja Day is an important Buddhist holy day, regarded a public holiday in Thailand, which Buddhists can perform merit-makings during the day. The significant celebration is held to commemorate the Buddha's birth,enlightenment and death (Parinibbana)

 

The schedule of event will be as follows:

Sunday,May 18, 2014

10:00 a.m. Participants are expected to get ready in the holy hall.

10:30 a.m. Participants perform morning chant and meditation practice

11:10 a.m. Lay people offer foods to Buddhist monks. Participants eat lunch.Thai foods are served in self-service.

1:00 p.m. The abbot gives a dharma talk. Lay people give offerings to monks.

1:40 p.m. Monks give blessing. Participants perform the three- round
circumambulation to pay homage to the Triple Gem in regard to Visakha Puja Day.The ceremony is over.

Note:
Your participation is not charged. Your donation is welcome and deeply appreciated. Please make Check or Money Order payable to Sumter Forest Temple.Thank you for your continuous support to Sumter Forest Temple.

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