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2019 Oak Phansa Ceremony & Tak Bat Thewo Festival

After the annual three-month period of Buddhist Lent, Oak Phansa is the last day of the retreat. After Oak Phansa day, monks are free to travel and leave from one temple to another temple. "Tak-bat-thewo" means "offering food to Buddhist monks". The celebration portrays the event of Buddha's return to earth. On this day Buddha had opened the three worlds which are the Heaven, the Earth, and the Hell for all to see. The ceremony will be held at the temple on, Sunday October 13th, 2019. The schedule is as follows:

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Location: Wat Buddharangsri, Miami, Florida, USA

Cost: Free

Featuring:

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

06:00 AM Monks, the 8 precepts participants and public perform morning chant
07:00 AM Offer breakfast to monks and the 8 percepts participants
10:00 AM Monks, the 8 precepts participants and public perform morning chant
11:00 AM Offer lunch to monks and the 8 percepts participants
01:00 PM Listen to Dharma (Buddha’s teachings)
03:00-5:00 PM Buddhism and meditation lessons
06:00 PM Monks, the 8 precepts participants and public perform evening chant

We would like to invite you to participate in the ordination accepting the 8 precepts and join in meditation, collection of merit, and listening to Dharma teachings.

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