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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

Dates:  Friday, May 25 ~ Monday, May 28, 2018
Venue: Dharma Drum Mountain Los Angeles Center 
Registration: 11/15/17 ~ 3/31/18 (space is limited)
【TopicOrdinary Mind Is the Path 
【By】Ven. Guo Xing.
            Vice Abbot of DDM
【Time】 Dec 16 (Sat)  2-5 pm 
Experience the Joy of Chan
Mindfulness. Relaxation. Clarity
【Date】 Jan.14 (sun) 9:30 AM-4 PM
【Place】 Arcadia Community Center
【FEE】 $20 for Each and $30 for Two

10-day Silent Illumination Retreat for Volunteers

(Two 5-day Retreats led by Guo Xing Fa Shi )

1st  5-day Retreat:  12/23 (Sat) 9am - 12/27 (Wen)5pm
2nd 5-day Retreat:  12/28 (Thu)9am - 1/1  (Mon)5pm
( May choose one or both retreats)

Prior 2 or 3-day retreat experience required.
DDM volunteers have higher priority for registration
[Fee]  $200 for each section. $400 for both retreats
          (Free for all DDM volunteers ) 
Registration Closed.

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