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Remembance of abbot Thay Giac Thanh Oct 20th, 2012

Thay Giac Thanh was born in 1947 in Vietnam and passed away October 2001 at Deer Park monastery in Escondido, CA. Ordained as a monk at age 20, in 1967, he received the Dharma name Giac Thanh (Awakening Sound). In 1971 he went to Van Hanh University to further his studies in Buddhism. He left Vietnam as a boat person in 1981 and came to the US in 1982. In 1999 he became the first abbot Deer Park.
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When Oct 20, 2012
from 08:30 AM to 02:35 PM
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Remembrance of Abbot Thay Giac Thanh Oct 20th, 2012

 Thay Giac Thanh  was born in 1947 in Vietnam and passed away October 2001 at Deer Park monastery in Escondido, CA. Ordained as a monk at age 20, in 1967, he received the Dharma name Giac Thanh (Awakening Sound). In 1971 he went to Van Hanh University to further his studies in Buddhism. He left Vietnam as a boat person in 1981 and came to the US in 1982. In 1999 he became the first abbot Deer Park. As both disciple and Zen master, he was committed to cultivating great compassion and liberation through inner discovery.

Please come and join us in rembering our beloved first abbot and view the newly restored Stupa. We start to gather outside the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall at 8:30 am. We hope you are able to participate in all the scheduled activities this day.

8:30 am

Gather outside the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall

9:00 am

Walk to Stupa

10:00

Gather at Solidity small meditation hall, for sharing by monks and lay friends about the life of Thay Giac Thanh.

10:45

Incense Ceremony

12:00 pm

Lunch

 

There is no need for registration and you are welcome to leave a donation at your own discretion.

Please click here for directions.

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