The Broward Lotus Sangha
The Vietnamese Buddhist Cultural Center
Are pleased to invite you to the
BUDDHA'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION 2013
VESAK - DAI LE PHAT DAN PL. 2557
Sunday, May 26, 2013
BATHING THE BABY BUDDHA CEREMONY
TRADITIONAL VIETNAMESE MUSIC AND DANCES
AND A VEGETARIAN DINNER
(The Celebration will continue untill 10:00 P.M.)
"We warmly invite you to join us for this special day.
It is a day of us to express our gratitude to the Buddha, our spiritual Teacher, for teaching us the art of dwelling peacefully in the present moment and the art of how to be a beautiful person.
It is also an occasion for us to rejuvenate the Buddha nature inside of us.
We all have the capacity to be enlighten in the here and in the now."
Join us for a delightful evening to celebrate DAI LE PHAT DAN—the day of Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and paranirvana—including Bathing The Baby Buddha Ceremony as well as traditional Vietnamese music, food, and Lion Dance. The celebration will also include a Dharma Talk by Venerable Thich Chan Huong Hue, followed by a chanting session, and a Vietnamese vegan dinner.
The “bathing” refers to a ceremonial bathing of a statue of the baby Buddha in perfumed water, to remind people to keep a clean mind, free from all obstacles and to awaken and cultivate their True Nature. The Celebration will be conducted in Vietnamese with some English translation.
This event is open to the public and offered on a donation basis in the Buddhist spirit of generosity and inclusiveness. Thus, your generosity in providing a donation or Dana for the Temple and the monastic Sangha is gratefully accepted and encouraged. Your kind donation helps support the activities of the Four-fold Sangha (e.g., defray the costs associated with building the new meditation hall, offering Dharma activities, beverages and meals) and is greatly appreciated.
COME CELEBRATE VESAK WITH US!
Tree Tops Park OAK RIDGE HALL
3900 S.W.100th Ave, Davie, FL 33328
- From I-595, exit at Nob Hill Road. Travel 2.5 miles south on Nob Hill. Tree Tops will be on the lefthand side.
- From I-95, exit at Griffin Road. Travel west approximately 8.2 miles to Nob Hill Road. Turn right. Travel a quarter of a mile north. The entrance to the park will be on the righthand side (east side) of the road.
- From I-75, exit at Griffin Road and travel east approximately 4.7 miles to Nob Hill Road. Turn left. Travel a quarter of a mile north. The entrance to the park will be on the righthand side (east side) of the road.
NOTE: IF YOU ARRIVE PRIOR TO 6 PM, THE PARK CHARGES A $1.50 ENTRANCE FEE per person (ages 6 and up), $8 maximum charge per car or van (six to nine occupants). IF YOU ARRIVE AFTER 6 PM, THE PARK DOES NOT CHARGE AN ENTRANCE FEE.
A Delicious Vegan Dinner will be available in exchange for a donation
A Lotus Flower For You,
Broward Lotus Sangha
In the Tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
© 2013 Broward Lotus Sangha