2019 Buddha’s Birthday
April 6-7, 2019
Providence Zen Center

Please join the Kwan Um Sangha at the Providence Zen Center April 6 & 7 to celebrate Buddha's Birthday. A special program is currently being planned!
If you wish to take precepts, please contact your guiding teacher and make sure to get your application in on time. You can get the Precepts Booklet and Application online here.
We will be emailing you more details as our plans move forward. You can register for the Weekend here. (Please do so even if coming for just one day.).

Weekend Schedule

Friday, April 5

Arrival and Dinner
Sing-Along (?)

Saturday, April 6

5:00 am......... Wake-up bell
5:15................ Practice
7:00................ Breakfast
8:00................ Sangha coffee hour with the Teachers
9:30 (?)-11:00 (?) Children’s Dharma School
10:00.............. Buddha’s Birthday Ceremony
11:30………….. Lunch
12:30.............. Trustees meetings

1:00-3:30…… Activities (in planning)
5:15................ Dinner
6:30................ Chanting
7:30................ Music by the Zydeco Hogs

Sunday, April 7

5:00 am......... Wake-up bell
5:15................ Practice
7:00................ Trustees’ breakfast meeting (optional)
7:00…………….Breakfast
8:00—9:00..... Work period
8:00—8:15……Payment of Fees
9:15—9:45..... Robes distributed to new 5 preceptees
& dharma teachers
9:45—10:30... New dharma teacher welcoming ceremony
Current DTs & DTITs encouraged to attend
9:45—10:30…Five precepts meeting
Anyone interested in learning about the five precepts welcome to attend
10:45—11:45..Precepts Ceremony
12:00 pm....... Lunch