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posted by: czhaisJune 5, 2014 

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Report

On November 2nd, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, caused extensive damages in many parts of Philippines. Right after the disaster, DDMBA North America Disaster Relief Group (DDMBA-NA DRG) started its effort to work on the relief fund. Over the past year, with tremendous supports from DDMBA-NA affiliations, namely DDM Centers, DDM Chapters, and various DDM Groups in Canada and USA, DDMBA-NA DRG has since received donations of total USD $ 18,050. After evaluation of various relief programs for the most devastated areas in Philippines, DDMBA Sangha and DDMBA Disaster Relief Group made a decision to use the fund to assist students in the most damaged areas. more

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posted by: czhaisMarch 27, 2013 

Hurricane Sandy Relief Report

Immediately after the disastrous Hurricane Sandy hit the eastern states of United States on October 29th, 2012, DDMBA North America Charitable Foundation initiated caring efforts through fund-raising activity. By the end of February, 2013, DDMBA has raised a total of about US $ 74,000. DDMBA has then decided to donate all fund raised to Food Bank for New York City to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. more

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Weekly Activities

Sunday Open House

Every Sunday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our Sunday programs are open to people to explore and learn more about Buddhism. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Please CLICK HERE for Sunday Dharma Talk related info.

Dharma talk
11:00 – 12:30pm

Lunch Offering & Announcement
12:30 – 1:00pm

Vegetarian Lunch ($5 donation requested)
1:00 – 1:45pm

Chanting Service
2:00 – 4:00pm

Monday Evening Chanting

Every Monday, 7:30pm to 9:15pm
Devotional chanting of Amitabha Buddha’s name.
Bodhisattva Precept Recitation Ritual every last Monday of each month.

Every Monday, 7:30pm to 9:15pm

Tuesday Evening Sitting

Every Tuesday, 7:00pm to 9:30pm
All who have previous experience in meditation are welcome. Activities include sitting and walking meditations, yoga exercises, chanting of the Heart Sutra, and group discussions of Chan Master Sheng Yen’s books.

Thursday Evening Tai Chi Moving Meditation

Every Thursday, 7:30pm to 9:00 pm

Experience the great depth of Chan practice through the combination of Ta-chi with Chan meditation.

The modern people are often busy, stressed and tense. Tai Chi Moving Meditation helps to unify and ease the body and mind.

Moreover, it is an expedient to improve physical health.

Fee: $80 for 16 classes or $25 per month

[ First class is free for newcomers.  All levels are welcome! ]

Please call 718-592-6593 for registration.

Instructor: David Ngo

Saturday Sitting

Currently Canceled Until Further Notice