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Tết! Lunar New Year 2015 at Deer Park. Feb 18 - Mar 1

Year of the Wood Sheep (Năm Ất Mùi)
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  • Special Events
When Feb 18, 2015 03:00 PM to
Mar 01, 2015 05:00 PM
Where Deer Park Monastery
Contact Name
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 February 18th to February 22nd, 2015, and March 1st, 2015.  Regular day of mindfulness will not take place on February 22nd and March 1st.  Please come celebrate Tết with us.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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

3:30 pm

Dharma Talk (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 Sheep

 

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 - New year day.

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

 

Friday, February 20th, 2015

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 22nd, 2015

9:00 Welcoming Guests
12:30 pm
Lunch in Solidity Hamlet
2:30 pm
Welcoming Guests continues

 

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

9:00 am Welcoming Guests
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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