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May 14, 2017 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm PDT
On this day, we will celebrate the manifestation of the historical Buddha. The day starts at the Ocean of Peace Meditation Hall above the main parking lot. It is open for the public to come and practice with the monastic and lay practitioners of Deer Park Monastery.
|9:00 AM||Walking Meditation|
|10:00 AM||Dharma Talk|
|11:00 AM||Bathing the Baby Buddha Ceremony|
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.
This event is scheduled to occur rain or shine.