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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

Special Speech : Approaching Daily Life from a Chan Mindset

By  Ven. Guo Guang
director-in-chief, DDM Sangha
Date: 8/20 (Sun) 10:AM ~ Noon
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7-Day Huatou Chan Retreat 

By        Venerable Chang Yuan
Date     9/1 (Fri) 9am- 9/7 (Thu) 5pm
Fee       $280
Welcome those who have completed a 2 or 3-Day retreat
Sign up online in advance

Beginning Iyengar Yoga (8 Classes)

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

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