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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Guanyin (Avalokitesvara) Bodhisattva universally saves and delivers all sentient beings. Commonly known for his compassion in hearing the calls for help and releasing people’s suffering by coming to their rescue in various manifestations, the Bodhisattva has been revered and worshiped since ancient times, especially by Chinese people, as the Goddess of Mercy, whom they can rely on and seek comfort from.
Dharma Drum Singapore held the three-day Prayer Dharma Ritual between the 12th and the 14th of April 2012 in remembrance of the Buddha’s compassion.
DDM Sydney held a 4 & 7-day retreat from 6 - 12 April 2012 under the guidance of Venerable Chang Qi and Venerable Chang Xu at the Camp Ku-Ring-Gai Activity Centre at Ebenezer.
DDM Sydney hosted a Dharma talk on “Protecting the Spiritual Environment” with Venerable Chang Xu as the speaker on 14 April 2012 at the Hornsby Centre.
On the morning of 12 February, 2012, the DDM Buddhism Information Center in Malaysia (DDM Malaysia) held a one-day program for the cultivation of merit in their Chan Hall.
On 31 January 2012, Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhism Information Center in Malaysia (DDM Malaysia) held a memorial event in remembrance of the late Venerable Master Sheng Yen, the founder of Dharma Drum Mountain.
On Sunday 12 February 2012, DDM Sydney gathered together for Transmitting the light of Wisdom and Compassion and the 20th anniversary of Protecting the Spiritual Environment. It was a sunny Sunday morning with about twenty members, family and friends in attendance.
Trick or Treat! On 28th October 2011, Dharma Drum Mountain Vancouver Center specially organized fun activities for children to celebrate Halloween, while spreading the Dharma to children at the same time.
On the evening of 25 August 2011, Dharma Drum Mountain, Malaysia (DDM Malaysia) invited Professor Cheng-Huang Cheng to lecture on the Ahan Sutra
The Sixth Chinese Book Fest was jointly held by Popular Book Company and Sin Chew Daily at the Kula Lumpur City Center from 27 August to 4 September and Dharma Drum Mountain in Malaysia (DDM Malaysia) expressed their thanks for the opportunity to be part of this event.
Venerable Guo Che visited Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association in San Francisco (DDMBASF) for the period of 11-25 July, 2011.