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Half-day Retreat and Buddha's Birthday Ceremony

  • Mountain Rain Zendo 2016 Wall Street Vancouver, BC, V5L 1J5 Canada (map)

Come and help decorate a flower pavilion for the baby Buddha, hear the story of the Buddha’s birth, and join in the ceremony of washing the baby Buddha. Lunch and birthday cake to follow.

Children and families welcome!

By donation. No registration. Come for as much as you can!

Schedule: 9:00 zazen  9:30 kinhin  9:40 zazen  10:10 kinhin  (Family arrival time)

10:20 zazen (Children are invited to help decorate the flower pavilion during zazen.)

10:50 kinhin  

11:00 Buddha's birthday pageant and ceremony

12:00 Soji: temple cleaning  

12:30 lunch A simple vegetarian lunch will be served. With Buddha's Birthday cake!