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Tết! Lunar New Year 2014 at Deer Park. Jan 30-Feb 9

Year of the Wood Horse (Năm Giáp Ngọ, Jiawu Year, 甲午年)
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  • Special Events
When Jan 30, 2014 03:00 PM to
Feb 09, 2014 05:00 PM
Where Deer Park Monastery
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Contact Phone 760-291-1003 x100
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Firecrackers, red envelopes, visiting, songs, earth cakes, all of these things and more could happen. All are welcome.

Tet celebrations will take place from Jan 30th, 2014 to February 2nd, 2014, and February 9th, 2014.  Regular day of mindfulness will not take place on February 2nd and 9th.  Please come celebrate Tết with us.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

We start to gather outside the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall at 3:15 PM.

3:30 pm

Dharma Talk by Thay for Tet from Plum Village(in Ocean of Peace meditation hall)
5:30 Dinner in Solidity Hamlet
7:30
Tet performances (song, dance, skits, dragon dance etc..)
9:30 Deep Relaxation
11:30 pm
New Year's Ceremony - Welcoming the Year of the Horse

 

Friday, January 31st, 2014

9:30 am Dragon Dance and new year wishes and paying respect to our Teacher Thay and the Venerable Phuoc Tinh
Monastic practice - Lay Friends walking meditation
Oracle Reading
12:30 pm Lunch in Solidity dining hall
2:30 Visiting the Brother's Hamlet
6:00 pm Dinner in Solidity Hamlet
Room visiting continues in Solidity Hamlet

 

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

10:00 am Oracle Reading as a Four Fold Sangha in Clarity Hamlet
12:30 pm
Lunch in Clarity Hamlet
2:30
Visiting Clarity Hamlet
6:00 pm
Dinner in Clarity Hamlet

Room visiting continues in Clarity Hamlet

 

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

9:00 Welcoming Guests
10:00 am Walking Meditation for English speaking day visitor
and Oracle Reading in Solidity Small Hall
12:30 pm
Lunch in Solidity Hamlet
2:30 pm
Welcoming Guests continues

 

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

9:00 am Welcoming Guests
10:00 Walking Meditation for English speaking day visitor
and Oracle Reading in Solidity Small Hall
12:30 pm
Lunch in Solidity Hamlet
2:30 pm
Welcoming Guests continues

 

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

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