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Bring Blessings and Wisdom Home

By cultivating blessings and wisdom, we stabilize our mind and family.

By practicing the six perfections and various compassionate deeds, we transmit the mindset of wisdom to our future generations.

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Three-Day Chan Mediation Retreat

On March 18-20, 2016, DDM Los Angeles Center hosted a three-day Chan meditation retreat. The retreat was led by Gilbert Gutierrez, one of several lay practitioners who received Dharma transmission from Chan Master Sheng Yen.

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Making Tangyuan Together in the Happiness Years

DDM LA Center hosted “Friendship in the Happiness Years,” a get together for older adults. The event was in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese and held several days after the 2016 New Year’s Day.


A Weeklong Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue in Rome

Venerables Guo-jiann (Director of DDM Los Angeles Center) and Chang-Hwa (Director of Chan Meditation Center, NY) participated in the “Catholic-Buddhist Dialogue on Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity”

Up Coming Events

A Celebration of the 5th Anniversary of DDMLAC’s Opening and 25 years of the DDMBA in LA 

 5/27 (Sat) 
 7:30-9am  Pilgrimage of Gratitude (volunteers only) 
 10am-12pm  Gratitude & Celebration  
 12-2:30pm  Gathering of Followers
5/28 (Sun) 
10am-12pm Speech by Ven. Guo Dong, Abbot President of DDM

Three-Day Chan Meditation Retreat

Date: July 28-30, 2017
Time: July 28 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM (8:30-9:20 check in)
July 29 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
July 30 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Beginning Iyengar Yoga (8 Classes)

Date: 4/14/2017​ (begins on Fridays) 
Time: 6:15-7:30 pm 
Fee: Free (Voluntary Donation), Please bring your own yoga mat

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