Vesak Commemoration on Saturday April 28, 2012

We will pay tribute to the Buddha on Vesak, the day commemorating the birth, Enlightenment, and Parinirvana (passing away) of Lord Buddha. There will be activities starting in the morning 9:30 AM. Program scheduled as follows: The Monastery’s Events Schedule On...

Seven days meditation retreat

May 12 – 18, 2012, Bodhi Monastery will host a seven days meditation retreat( 安般禪七 ). It will be guided (in Chinese only) by Ven. Bhikkhu Kaiyin(開印法師) and Ven. Bhikkhu Kaizhao(開照法師) from Santavana Forest Hermitage(馬來西亞寂靜禪林), Sabah Malaysia. Online registration will...

New Year Events at Monastery

On Saturday February 11, 2012
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Self Meditation ( Meditation room, no instruction )
9:50 AM – 10:40 AM Memorial Service for Master Renjun
10:50 AM – 11:10 AM Devotional / Lunch offering liturgy (Buddha Hall)
11:15 AM – Vegetarian Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Book Study “ The way to Buddhahood ”


Hosted by the Yin Shun Foundation at Bodhi Monastery in Lafayette, New Jersey Featuring Dharma talks, meditation sessions, discussion, and liturgy — a balanced blend of the intellectual, contemplative, and emotional sides of the Buddhist path. English Program:...

Bhikkhu Bodhi: Master Jen Chun passes

Ven. Jen Chun (“Shifu”), the founder and guiding teacher of BODHI MONASTERY, New Jersey, has passed away in Taiwan. Many have seen Shifu sitting in on the Sutra Study Class or at Saturday program lectures translated into English. His smiling face and...