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Dim Sum Brunch (Veg) and Buddhist Temple Tour

Come share brunch at my favorite dim sum restaurant in Chinatown and after we’ll tour some local Buddhist Temples.

We’ll have brunch at Buddha Bodhai and start eating right after sitting down at 11:00 AM.  Plan to finish around 12:30 PM.  After brunch, for those interested, at 12:45-1:00 PM we will do an informal Buddhist Temple tour in Chinatown. The tour should finish around 2:30pm.

We will visit three Buddhist temples with the fourth as optional. Including the optional fourth, we will see the oldest Buddhist temple in the East Coast, a Buddha statue believed to be the largest in the City (in temples!), and a statue of Eleven-Head Thousand-Arm Bodhisattva of Compassion or Avalokitesvara. 

These temples have served the local community for nearly half a century. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the multitude of cultures right here in the heart of Downtown NYC.  

American Society of Buddhist Studies (Chan, 1974)


Grace Gratitude Buddhist Temple (Chan & Pureland, 1974)



Mahayana Temple Buddhist Association (Pureland, 1997)


(Optional) The Eastern States Buddhist Temple (Pureland, 1962)


Thanks for your interest.  I have lead this meetup in other groups, if you did not get the chance before please join us this time around.  Hope to see you Saturday, August 24 at Buddha Bodhai for our meal and then temple tour.

- Eddie (new organizer) 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    as always it was great seeing you and chatting Eddie... nice meeting you as well Alyssa...hope to see you soon...

    August 24, 2013

    • EddieL

      Very happy to see you as well, and great catching up! Till our next event..

      August 26, 2013

  • ceci

    I will have lunch with my friend at buhai around 12:30, maybe i will see ur guys.

    August 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I apologize for changing my RSVP to no. It sounds wonderful. I am going to a healing/meditation workshop using Bodhi meditation. This is a new Buddhist inspired practice. I am happy to give anyone more information about future events if you are interested. Have a great and blessed day and enjoy brunch and the temples!

    August 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Trying to change my RSVP to no but the site is bugging out… Cant make it tmr. Got stuck with work stuff… Sorry! Have fun!!!

    August 23, 2013

  • ceci

    Maybe i will join, not sure it.

    August 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would have liked this very much but i will be in a one day retreat on that Saturday. I Hope you guys have a wonderful time.

    August 10, 2013

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