New Year's Trees - a custom of Vietnamese New Year - 11pm - 12 Midnight Tonight! Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
New Year's Tree with tiny buds that symbolize new beginnings are a New Year's tradition. Come see how beautiful at Quan Am Monastery.
New Year's Celebration! Tonight! 11pm - 12 Midnight - Wed., February 18, 2015. Dragon Dances! Fireworks!!! Call (901) 679-4528 for more info.
Never mind the weather - just be careful on the roads. New Year's Celebration at 11pm Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Join us! Call (901) 679-4528 for more info.
11am SUNDAY, FEB. 22, 2015: NEW YEAR CELEBRATION!!! FIREWORKS!!! DRAGON DANCES!!!PLEASE SHARE! NEW YEAR! Vietnamese NEW YEAR CELEBRATION! for those who can't make it to the Feb. 18, 2015 NEW YEAR's CELEBRATION. FEB. 22 is NEW YEAR CELEBRATION with FOOD FAIR, MUSIC CONCERT, $10 RAFFLE TICKET with CHANCE to WIN PRIZES (Trip to Vietnam, iPhone 6, iPAD) and CHILDREN in Costumes Win Prizes.
11pm - 12 MIDNIGHT Wednesday, FEB. 18, 2015 Vietnamese NEW YEAR CELEBRATION!!!!!! FIREWORKS!!!!!! DRAGON DANCES!!!!!! - This is A REAL CELEBRATION, Folks! Worth seeing! A taste of Vietnamese CULTURE! Based on the Lunar Calendar, Vietnamese NEW YEAR (also known as Tet) falls on a different day than the Gregorian Calendar (so their NEW YEAR is different than that of "Westerners." You haven't really seen a "CELEBRATION" until you see this! It gets VERY CROWDED with all ages, families, children, old folks. COME EARLY if you want to get a good Parking Place. CALL (901) 679-4528 for MORE INFO.
WHAT: FOOD FAIR! & BAKE SALE! FUNDRAISER
WHEN: 11am - 1:30 SUNDAY FEB. 15, 2015
ABOUT: So break out your piggy bank or "mad money" to buy yummy food and treats. Delicious & nutritious Veggie Dishes. Kid-Friendly Event! Bring the Family! Bring a Friend! for Veggie Hot Lunch. Then pick up a few "Box Lunches" to take home. They store well in refrigerator or freezer! Great to have on hand for a quick & easy meal. Yummy cupcakes & desserts, too! For more Info Call (901) 679 -4528
10am Sunday MEDITATION & DHARMA TALK in ENGLISH - WEEKLY
Sessions are broken up into:
1) Chanting the "Heart Sutra" in English;
2) "Silent Sitting Meditation."
3) Dharma Talk with Question & Answer and/or Book Discussion
11am Veggie LUNCH after Meditation. Bring the FAMILY! Bring a FRIEND! Running Late? No worries. Just come in and find a cushion and JOIN IN! Chanting Books in English - just read along. The Monk will lead us. CALL (901) 679-4528 for INFO on Where & How to enter the Building
PLEASE SHARE! 10am SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2015 - DAY RETREAT
RSVP to (901) 679-4528 (Need to know how many to prepare for.)
9:30am MEET & GREET & LIGHT BREAKFAST: Gather for fruit, yogurt, blueberry muffins, & tea.
10am YOGA STRETCHES - led by Steve Black, Instructor "Yoga Cowboy Yoga"
11am CHANTING, MEDITATION & Book Discussion
12pm NOON - Veggie LUNCH (IMAGINE VEGAN CAFE will Cater Lunch while Monastery prepares for Vietnamese NEW YEAR)
1pm or so - DEEP RELAXATION and GUIDED IMAGERY - led by Elaine Blanchard, "Storyteller"
2pm or so - WALKING MEDITATION
WHAT TO BRING: As you see in Photo - Yoga and the Deep Relaxation and Guided Imagery Segments may involve lying on the Floor. It is WINTER, we have tile floors, so the floor is COLD!!! Bring thick Blankets you can make into a pallet, or sleeping bags, and yoga mats & yoga supplies.Dress in Layers! WEAR THICK SOCKS! SEVERAL PAIRS (2 or 3 Pair)! and SLIP-ON SHOES. Take shoes off inside the Temple. Bring Friends! Bring Questions! Bring an "inquiring mind" and a compassionate, open heart! See you. CALL (901) 679-4528 to RSVP (Need to know how many to expect! Lunch catered by IMAGINE Vegan Cafe - Thanks.)