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North American Eastern Time Online Monday Amitabha Chanting Assembly (Dharma Sharing Topic: Discourse on the Rebirth) [ Date ]:  Mondays, Mar. 8, 15, 22, 29 [ Time ]:  7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Click to see more   Monday Night Meditation 【Date】 Mondays 【Time】7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Click to see more     Online Tuesday Sitting Session 【Date】Tuesdays 【Time】7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Click to see more     Wednesday Evening Silent Sitting 【Date】Wednesdays 【Time】7:30 pm ~ 8:30 pm Click to see more     Thursday Online Guided Meditation 【Date】Thursdays 【Time】9:00 am ~ 10:30 am Click to see more *The session on 3/25 is canceled duo to the Stillness in Motion - Online Retreat     Dear Abbess 【Date】Fridays, Mar 19, 2021 【Time】8 pm – 9 pm Click to see more   English Chan and Enlightenment Study Group 【Date】Every Second Friday of the Month 【Time】 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm  Click to see more     Online 1-Day Retreat 【Date】Saturdays  【Time】8:45 am ~ 5:00 pm Click to see more * Please note that there will be no Online 1-Day Retreat on Feb. 13, Mar. 13, 20, 27. In March, It will take place on Mar. 6 and 28.   Sunday Afternoon Online Meditation 【Date】Sundays 【Time】2:00 pm ~ 4:00 pm Click to see more * Please note that there will be no Sunday Afternoon Online Meditation on Mar. 14, 21, and 28.     {Lecture} The Introduction of "The Essentials for Practicing Calming-and-Insight and Dhyana Meditation" 【Date】Mar. 7, 14, 21; Apr. 4, 11, 25 【Time】11:00 am - 12:00 pm Click to see more     {Lectu

Although many Buddhist temples are closed and people are asked to stay at home due to the pandemic, the urge to practice never cools down. Here we sincerely provide resources for Chan meditation and learning Buddhism as well as the information of online practice groups. We hope these could help you create an environment to practice at home, with peace in mind. Latest Dharma Talks Development of Chan from the Beginning: [1],[2], [3], [4], [5], [6] The Heart of Chan: Exploring Mind via the Mahaprajna Paramita: [1], [2], [3], [4] Chan 101: [1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8] Lotus Sutra: [1], [2], [3], [4], [5] Causes and Conditions Five Skandhas Twelve Links of Dependent Origination Enlightenment and Buddhahood: Can a dog get enlightened?   Chan Meditation at Home Sitting Meditation alone See the instruction here You may need a meditation timer (see Useful App below)   Sitting Meditation with Others  Check out online regular events, Dharma talks, and courses here!    Moving Meditation  DDM's Eight-Form Moving Meditation incorporates the essence of Chan into exercise. It helps keep our body fit and healthy, harmonize our mind and is an easy way for us to access the wonderfulness of Chan teachings, in developing peace of body and mind. - Eight Form Moving Meditation-Standing Posture  - Eight Form Moving Meditation- Sitting Posture     Useful App Chan Timer  A user-friendly and simple app for Meditation, Prostration practice, and Buddhist Chant. In the Meditation section, there are options for time setting and guidance. Venerable Guo Yuan will lead you to relax your body and mind and guide you to use meditation methods. In the Prostration practice and Buddhist Chant, you can count the time you prostrate or chant.  English, Chinese, and Cantonese versions are provided. It is available for IOS&nbs