1446 Summitridge Dr. Diamond Bar, CA  91765

 

MEDITATION AND EDUCATION CENTER

Dana Sila Bhavana Happiness Peace Tranquility

Free  Classes

DHAMMA CLASS- Every Thursday from 7- 9 pm.

 

DHAMMA CLASS, CHANTING AND MEDITATION

                Every Saturday- All Day.

 

CHANTING- Every Sunday from 10-12 pm.

 

VIETNAMESE CLASS- Every Sunday 3 - 5 pm.

For children ages 5 and up.

 

 

Our Vietnamese class teacher is Mrs. Hien

Dang (Huong Nguyen), Buddhist name Dieu

Tram. She has 2 wonderful daughters. She

is very patient, caring, and loves children as

her own.

 

2018  Events

New Year

 

January 1, 2017 Monday 10 AM - 28 Buddhas ceremony

 

Lunar New Year - Năm Mậu Tuất- Pray for World Peace

 

February 15 Thursday- Lunar New Year Eve (Giao Thừa) 6 PM - 10 PM

 

Future Buddha MAITREYA Ceremony- Pray for World Peace

 

February 16   Friday- (Mùng 1 TẾT )  10 AM

February 17  Saturday- (Mùng 2 TẾT )  10 AM

February 19   Sunday - (Mùng 3 TẾT )  10 AM

 

Medicine Buddha- Khai Kinh Dược Sư

 

February  23  Friday  ( mùng 8 Tết ) to Friday , March  29 , 2018

Everyday at 11 AM

 

Ordination Ceremony -  ( Lễ Thọ Giới Anagarika, Sa Di Ni và TỲ KHƯU NI )

 

March 17  nhằm ngày Thứ Bảy  mùng 1 tháng 2

 

Quan Yin Bodhisattva Ceremony- April 4 (19 tháng 2) 10 AM

 

Buddha's. Birthday - PHẬT ĐẢN - May 27  Sunday (13 tháng 4) 10  AM

 

Monastics enter VASSA Season - July 27 Friday( rằm tháng 6, nhập hạ) 8 AM

 

DANA  -Cúng Dường Trai Tăng- June 24  Sunday 10AM

 

Quan Yin Boddhisattva Ceremony - JULY 31 Tuesday ( 19 tháng 6 ) 10AM

 

Ancestors 's Ceremony - Lễ Vu Lan Báo Hiếu

 

August 26  Sunday  (rằm tháng 7) 10 AM

 

Mid Autumn- Lễ Trung Thu- September 23  (rằm tháng 8 ) 10AM

 

Monastics end VASSA Season- October 23-  10AM

 

KATHINA Ceremony Lễ DÂNG Y- October 27 Saturday 10AM

 

Quan Yin Boddhisattva Ceremony- October  27  Saturday (19 tháng 9 ) 10AM

 

Memorial Ceremony of The Most Venerable Thích Hộ Giác- December 5th Wednesday 10 AM

 

We have : "Sharing DHAMMA" every other SUNDAY at 7 p.m through " conference call. To

join us, simply dial :

 

1(712) 775-7035, then enter code: 623589#

The need to establish Lotus Meditation and Education Center was initially identified

by Bhikkhuni Susila. It was established under the guidance of the Sri Lankan Buddhist

 monk, Venerable Walpola Piyananda, the abbot of Dhamma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara. The center is not only for Bhikkhunis but also to serve anyone who is interested in studying

and practicing Buddhism. We use the original doctrines and practices taught by the

Buddha 2600 years ago, we follow and practice the oldest version of the Buddha's

teaching in the Theravada tradition.

 

Our goal is to fulfill the spiritual and educational needs of people who are

increasingly interested in learning and practicing Buddhism. We encourage both

children and adults, to learn the Buddha’s teachings. We direct them to practice Dana (generosity), Sila (morality) and Bhavana (meditation).

 

Lotus Meditation and Education Center teachers are very knowledgeable and fluent in

many languages: English, Vietnamese, Pali, Singhalese, Burmese, Japanese, and Hindi.

 

Charity Projects

Besides providing free classes at our center, we also have on-going charity projects in Vietnam and Sri Lanka.

Every penny you contribute will directly benefit the populations we are trying to help. Your assistance or

donation of any amount is greatly appreciated, and every service is priceless.

 

                                                    Vietnam                                                                   Sri Lanka                

 

                                     Bridges & eye surgery projects                                         English Classes

                                  Well-digging and planting projects                                Buddhist monastic training

                                Free wheelchairs and free medicines                  Scholarships for medical school students

 

Donation

 

Cataract Surgery -  $50 per patient

 

Wheelchair $100 - per person

 

Well with Pump - $125 each

 

Seeds for Planting - $200 per family/ one time assistance

 

Medical Student scholarship - $50 per person per month

 

Monastic Training-  $30 per person per month

 

Bridge-building, medicines, bicycles, and books - Any amount

 

 

 

Please choose a cause

that you would like to support

and make your check out to:

 

Lotus Mediation and Education Center

Mail to:

 

1446 Summitridge Drive.

Diamond Bar, CA  91765

 

Thank you for your generosity.

 

 

Our Leaders

Ms. Mai Thuy Hang, Buddhist name Quang Tri, is a wonderful leader for our charity

projects in Viet Nam. She spends all her time and money to help the needy. She

has a small body but a very big heart. She goes from north to south,from east to

west to help people. Sometimes she works with our group alone, sometimes she

connects us with other charity groups or temples. Currently she is in charge of our

office in Hai Trieu Am temple. May she have the blessings of the Triple Gem.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Hao Kim Cao, MD is the wonderful leader of our charity projects in Sri Lanka.

Her Buddhist name is Phap Nhan. We work under the guidance of  The Most

Venerable Dr. Walpola Pyananda. Dr. Cao inherits from her father, leader of a

Buddhist family in a temple and from her mother who became a Buddhist Nun

after her father's passing: Loving Kindness, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy

and the Equanimity. Before becoming a doctor, she was a teacher and now

she is a mother of a beautiful daughter. She is very busy with her work, with her

family and also with our charity work. We are greatly grateful to her for helping

children in many ways. May THE TRIPLE GEM blesses her and her family.

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Han Thuc Trinh, Buddhist name Sujata, is a pharmacy student in Claremont, California.

She is in charge of a group of 12 children and encourages their generosity, loving kindness,

and compassion. Together they contribute to the scholarships for medical students in

Sri Lanka so they can pursue their education. Scholarships are given out  every year on

New Year 's Day on a 5 years term.

 

  1. Erica , daughter of Mrs & Mr Hiển Nguyễn
  2. Emily , daughter of Mrs & Mr Hiển Nguyễn
  3. FabienThiện Minh Martel, son of Mrs Hậu
  4. Andy, son of Mrs & Mr Lộc Phạm
  5. Kevin , son of Mrs&Mr Lộc Phạm
  6. Benedict , son of Mrs&Mr Sujata
  7. Daniel , son of Mrs&Mr Tú Anh Nguyễn
  8. Vivian , daughter of Mrs&Mr Hương Nguyễn
  9. Kyle, son of Mrs & Mr Kevin Huynh
  10. Upamali Munaweera
  11. Dylan , son of Mrs & Mr Raymond Stebler
  12. Audrey , daughter of Mrs & Mr Raymond Stebler

 

 

Ms.Tammy Ha is the one who creates this beautiful  website and keeps it updated. She also contributes

regularly to our charity program in Viet Nam, specially the Eye Surgery project.  In 2007 she co-founded a

traveled extensively around the country and overseas to help promote, organize, and document Circle

Painting festivals and training workshops. Besides this project, she also works as a Pre-planing Advisor

at Rose Hills Memorial Park. She helps people to pre-plan so they and their family can have peace of mind.

She can be reached at 714-425-0599 if you have any questions.

 

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