Vesak Donations Go to China and Myanmar

During the Vesak Program that was held on Saturday, May 17th, Bodhi Monastery had a fund drive to help relieve the victims of the two recent catastrophic natural disasters — the cyclone in Myanmar and the earthquake in China. Over $26,500 was collected. The donations were mainly collected during the Vesak Program but donations trickled

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Volunteer for Video Editing

Volunteer Opportunity Editing Video Files of Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi’s “In the Buddha’s Words” Course We are still searching for a volunteer to edit the video files of Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi’s lectures from his ongoing course “Going to the Source of the Buddha’s Teachings” that uses as a primary textbook Bhikkhu Bodhi’s anthology, In the Buddha’s

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Bodhi Bulletin Archives

Please note that the following past Bodhi Bulletin issues are available. Spring 2008 Issue Winter 2008 Issue Winter 2007 Issue November/December 2006 Issue September/October 2006 Issue July/August 2006 Issue May/June 2006 Issue March/April 2006 Issue January/February 2006 Issue November/December 2005 Issue September/October 2005 Issue July/August 2005 Issue May/June 2005 Issue March/April 2005 Issue January/February 2005

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Buddhist Global Relief Holds First Meeting at Bodhi Monastery

Bodhi Monastery hosted an all-day meeting on Saturday, June 14th for Buddhist Global Relief (BGR), a newly developing inter-denominational Buddhist relief organization. The mission of BGR is to provide relief to the poor and needy throughout the world regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, or religion. Bearing in mind the Buddha’s statements that “hunger is the

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Notes on Vesak

Early in the morning on May 17th, just prior to the Vesak Program, two laywomen, Frances Huang and Ranxi Huang, shaved their heads and then took vows to become novices (sramanas, sanskrit/samanas, pali). Both Ven. Jen-chun and Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi presided at the ceremony where only a few were in attendance. Frances has the Dharma

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