Vesak Celebration

Bathing the Baby BuddhaOn this day, we will celebrate the manifestation of the historical Buddha. The day starts at the main campground, which is uphill on the main road from the main parking lot. It is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery.

Tentative Schedule

9:00 AM     Walking Meditation
10:00 AM     Dharma Talk
11:00 AM     Bathing the Baby Buddha Ceremony
12:30 PM     Lunch

There is no registration for the Vesak Celebration; you just show up. There is no cost incurred for participation in the day, but dana (donation) is greatly appreciated. There are donation boxes in the meditation and dining halls. The monastery provides lunch.
We ask that all guests please wear modest clothing such as shirts that cover the shoulders and midsection and pants or long skirts that cover the knees even while sitting in a meditative posture.
Scheduled events occur rain or shine.

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