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The Buddha Bathing Ceremony

Celeration of the Buddha’s birthday and Mother’s Day


Shining an Eternal Light from Within Master Sheng Yen’s Memorial Service, completed by the DDM LA Chapter with gratitude Photo Album 


2019 DDMLAC Lunar New Year Celebrations 

Photo Album part 1
Photo Album part 2



Year-End Volunteer Lunch Gathering Photo Album


Dharma Drum Mountain Global Sangha Assembly Welcomes Guo-Huei Fashi as Sixth Abbot President

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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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DDMLAC Donates Dharma Service Offerings to Local Social Service Organizations

As the spirit succors the flesh, Dharma Drum Mountain Los Angeles Center donated all nonperishable food items gathered from its seven-day Water and Land Dharma Service to those in need.


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”


Summer Camp: Going with the Flow

Opened to all young people (aged 18 to 35) of the L.A. area who spoke English as their native language or communicated primarily in English, this was the first camp of its type offered by the DDM LA Center.

Up Coming Events

Led by Ven. Guo Xing
Date: Saturday, 9/7-Friday, 9/13
Time: 9/7 9:00AM (check in)
           9/13 4:00PM (end)

Online registraion:  register here (April 25 - August 30)
By Ven. Guo Xing
Vice Abbot President of Dharma Drum Mountain Taiwan
Date: Saturday, 9/14
Time: 10am to 12pm
Online registration:  register here 
Location: Dharma Drum Mountain Los Angeles Center
For enquiry: 626-350-4388
By Ven. Guo Huei
Abbot President of Dharma Drum Mountain, Taiwan
Ph.D of Rissho University, Tokyo, Japan
Date: Sunday, 9/22 10am - 12pm
Location: 1st floor, Pacific Palms Resort. One Industry Hills Parkway, City of Industry, CA 91744
Online registraion: register here
- Open to the general public. The speech will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese (English interpretation is available, too).
- Free admission. Due to limited seating, tickets are required at entrance. Please reserve and pick up your free ticket in person at DDMLAC or register online at www.ddmbala.org and then get your ticket at the reception desk on the day of the event
For enquiry: 626-350-4388 www.ddmbala.org ddmbala@gmail.com
Led by Gilbert Gutierrez
Date: 11/1-11/3/2019
Time: 11/1 Friday 8:30-9:15am(check in)-9pm
           11/2 Saturday 9am-9pm
           11/3 Sunday 9am-5:30pm
Fee$100 (Suggested donation)

Online registraion:  register here (April 25 - August 30)

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