We kindly ask our friends when visiting the monastery:
be gentle and respectful to all living beings,
refrain from wearing fragrances,
speak in low tones,
wear respectful clothing (plain colors, no bare knees or shoulders),
remove shoes before entering buildings
All are welcome to join us for lunch at 11:45am in Blue Lotus House
We invite you to join us live every Sunday Morning, either in person or on Zoom, for meditation, Dharma talks, chanting, and discussions. All are welcome. Past Dharma talks and special event speakers will be uploaded to both our YouTube channel and Facebook page.
As always, we are grateful for your ongoing support. Please continue to stay safe, we look forward to seeing you soon.
May all beings be well and happy!
Your Friends in the Dharma,
The Community at MABA
Please consider making your tax-deductible end-of-year contributions today.
In November MABA will be hosting series of talks by famous Buddhist teachers from different schools, different traditions and even different countries! Join us in this once in a lifetime event.
To join use this linkto register for the OGA II (people who register will receive a response with the zoom link. A reminder will be sent out a day before the talks):
Our Children's Half-Day program continues to meet every 2 weeks.
We welcome children ages 5 through 12 with their own program in Manjusri Hall, while our regularSunday Mornings program is held in Chan Hall. Then we all meet for lunch at 11:45am at the Blue Lotus House.
Taking Refuge & Precepts
On November 13, Master Jiru will be conferring Refuge and Precepts. Please fill out theform if you are interested, either for the first time or for those who would like to renew their vows.
This month we invite you to join our study group at 11am Sunday Morningfor a better understanding of taking refuge and precepts. All are welcome!
For more information (including study materials), and to sign-up, please contact the office at email@example.com.
November 13 is our Kathina Blessing Ceremony.
This is the day when our Lay Sangha shows generosity to the Monastics. We are currently raising funds to help the Venerables with their Requisites prior to the Three-Month Retreat from December to February.