Chung Mei Temple News

2017 Buddha's Day & Mother's Day Multicultural Festival

恭逢佛陀聖誕及母親佳節,佛光山中美寺將於5月14日(週日)舉行浴佛暨母親節祈願法會,希望藉由浴佛的殊勝功德,回向祝禱天下所有母親身體健康、大眾身心自在、事業順利、社會安和樂利、世界和平無爭。歡迎闔府蒞臨參加,浴佛除了對佛的禮敬外,時時提醒自己常保一顆清淨心,之外讓我們在佛前虔誠的獻上花香燈供養,祝福闔家平安,同霑法益。法會後備有各種美味的素食攤位及才藝表演、摸彩的精彩活動!

活動日期  :  5月14日(週日)
10:30-11:30 浴佛祈福暨母親節祈願法會
11:30-15:00 素食園遊會
Noon-15:00 才藝表演
活動內容  :  浴佛祈福法會 / 素食園遊會 / 才藝表演 / 兒童遊戲
活動地點  :  12550 Jebbia Lane, Stafford, TX 77477
Tel  :  281-495-3100
Email  :  [email protected]

2017 Filial Piety Memorial Dharma Assembly

To advocate the virtues of filial Piety and commemorate our ancestors, Chung Mei Temple will held the “Ching Ming Dharma Assembly” on Sunday, April 2. We will chant the Diamond Sutra Repentance and dedicate its profound merits to our parents, family, society, and the whole world. Since the merits of Diamond Sutra Repentance is beneficial to the living as well the deceased, you are cordially invited to join us in this assembly.

  • Date of Dharma Function: April 2(SUN) 10:30am- 12:30pm The Diamond Sutra Repentance
  • Address: 12550 Jebbia Lane, Stafford, TX 77477
  • Tel: (281) 495-3100 Fax: (281) 495-6622

Download: 2017 Filial Piety Memorial Dharma Assembly

Three Acts of Goodness Children's Summer Camp

Venue  :  Chung Mei Temple
Date  :  August 12-13, 2017
Ages  :  7-12 years old
Fee  :  $100
Early Bird  :  $70 by June 30

Fo Guang Children Classes

Location  :  Chung Mei Temple
Time  :  11:00AM-12:30PM(Sun)
Duration  :  3/5-5/21/2017(12 Classes)
Participants  :  6-12 Years, Boys & Girls
Admission Fee  :  $10

2017 Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Calendar

Date Day Activities/Events Time Venue
12/4 Sun 【Chung Mei Cultural Forum】
“Encountering Your True Self” by Mrs. Lydia Chao, Executive Supervisor
1:30pm-3:00pm Chung Mei Temple
12/11 Sun Community Care –Winter Donation Drive Youth Group
12/17 Sat BLIA-Houston Annual Conference 10:30am-12:30pm Chung Mei Temple
Dharma Lecture by Ven. Hui Fu 1:30pm-3:00pm
12/18 Sun Amitabha Buddha Dharma Service 10:30am-3:30pm Columbarium
2017
1/1
Sun 2016 Light Offering Completion Service 10:30am-12:30pm Chung Mei Temple
1/5 Thur Dharma Day (Buddha’s Attainment of Enlightenment Day) - Laba Rice Porridge 11:00am-12:00noon
1/8 Sun Volunteer Chore’s Day 10:30am-12:30pm
1/27 Fri Peace Lantern Festival (Chanting Service) 9:00pm-11:00pm
Transmission of the Light of Wisdom
First Incense Offering for New Year
1/28 Sat Offering to the Buddha 10:30am-12:30pm
1/29 Sun Homage to Thousand Buddha’s Ceremony
2/12 Sun Light Offering Dharma Service
3/11 Sat Youth Represent the World 【Hope & Respect】
Hosted by BLIA & Co-Sponsored by The City of Stafford
7:30pm-10:00pm Stafford Centre

2016 Filial Piety Memorial Dharma Assembly

During this time of spring renewal, Chung Mei Temple will hold a “Ching Ming Dharma Assembly” to advocate the virtues of filial piety and commemoration of ancestors on Sunday, April 10. Venerable Hui Fu will conduct and preside over the Water Repentance Service. The dedication of the merits from this service will bless living parents with good health and longevity, family with auspiciousness and good life, society with prosperity and harmony, the whole world with peace, and deceased beloved ones with rebirth in the pure land.

The merit of the Water Repentance is so profound and beneficial to the living and the deceased, therefore you are cordially invited to join us in this service.

We wish you auspiciousness in life.


Date of Dharma Function: April, 10th (SUN)
Water Repentance Service (Part 1)  :  10:30am
Offering Ceremony  :  12:00noon
Water Repentance Service (Part 2)  :  1:30pm
Water Repentance Service (Part 3)  :  2:30pm


Download: 2016 Filial Piety Memorial Dharma Assembly

Chung Mei Buddhist Temple March ~ December 2016 Calendar

Date Day Activities/Events Venue Time
3/6 Sun Great Compassion Repentance Service
Birthday Prayer Service
Chung Mei Temple 10:30am-12:30pm
3/13 Sun [Future and Hope] Lecture #8
"Listen to Your Pet" by Zhong Shan Ying, veterinary physician DVM, PHD.
11:20am-12:30pm
4/3 Sun [Chung Mei Cultural Forum] Nai-Yuan Hu Violin Concert Rice Stude Hall 3:00pm
4/7~4/8 Thur~Fri “Buddhism Lecture” Avatamsaka Sutra by Venerable Hui Fu Chung Mei Temple 7:30pm-9:00pm
4/10 Sun Qing Ming Ancestors Memorial Service 10:30am-4:30pm
4/17 Sun [Future and Hope] Lecture # 9
"The Experience of Simple Life After Retirement" by Dr. Jin Xiang Wu
11:20am-12:30pm
4/22-29 Fri-Fri Hsi Lai Temple 7-day Meditation Retreat Hsi Lai Temple
5/8 Sun Buddha’s Birthday Celebration & Mother’s Day Festival Chung Mei Temple 10:30am-3:00pm
6/5 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:30am-12:30pm
6/5 Sun [Future and Hope] Lecture # 10
“How I am living a vigorous live with cancer “ by Ms. Sherry Ku
11:20am-12:30pm
6/11-12 Sat-Sun “Three Acts of Goodness” summer camp Two days one night
6/25-26 Sat-Sun BLIA USA Central Region Executive Seminar Two days one night
7/3 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm
7/3 Sun Ullambana Gratitude and Filial Peity Dharma Function 10:30am-12:30pm
9/4 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm
11/6 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm

Chung Mei Buddhist Temple March ~ December 2016 Calendar

Date Day Activities/Events Venue Time
March Sun Chung Mei Cultural Forum Chung Mei Temple 2:00pm
3/6 Sun Great Compassion Repentance Service

Birthday Prayer Service
10:30am-12:30pm
3/13 Sun "Listen to Your Pet" by Zhong Shan Ying, veterinary physician DVM, PHD. 11:30am-12:30pm
4/3 Sun Qing Ming Ancestors Memorial Service 10:30am-12:30pm
4/17 Sun "The Experience of Simple Life After Retirement" by Dr. Jin Xiang Wu 11:30am-12:30pm
5/8 Sun Bathing the Buddha Celebration & Mother’s Day Festival 10:30am
6/5 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:30am-12:30pm
Jun Sun Chung Mei Cultural Forum
7/3 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm
8/14 Sun The Diamond Sutra Repentance Dharma Service 10:00am-12:30pm
9/4 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm
11/6 Sun Birthday Prayer Service 10:00am-12:30pm
11/13 Sun Medicine Buddha Dharma Service 1:30pm~5:00pm
Dec Sun Chung Mei Cultural Forum
Dec Sun Amithabha Dharma Service 10:30am-12:30pm

2015 Future and Hope Lectures

2015/9/6 (Sunday) "How to Prepare for SAT and Apply to colleges"
by Princeton Review
2015/10/4 (Sunday) "Immigrant Investor Programs and Work Visa"
by Becky Yu, immigration lawyer
2015/11/8 (Sunday) "The Profound Insight of Medicine and Buddhism"
by Dr. Peggy Chao, Dean of Indiana First Medical Group
2015/12/6 (Sunday) "End of Life Care"
by Daisy Wong, Former Social Worker
2016/1/3 (Sunday) "Equal Opportunity"
by Heidi Kahle, representative of United Nation Children's Fund
2016/3/13 (Sunday) "Listen to Your Pet"
by Zhong Shan Ying, veterinary physician DVM, PHD.
2016/4/17 (Sunday) "The Experience of Simple Life After Retirement"
by Dr. Jin Xiang Wu

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Location: F.G.S Chung Mei Temple

Chung Mei Buddhist Temple June ~ July 2015 Calendar

DateDayActivities/EventsVenueTime
6/6~6/13 Sat~Sat 2015 Seven-Day Intensive Meditation Retreat Website: www.hsilai.org/en/retreat FGS Deer Park, Upstate of New York Registration through website
6/21 Sun Fo Guang Shan Belgium Opening Ceremony Belgium FGS
6/27~6/28 Sat~Sun Fo Guang Shan Paris Opening Ceremony Series Activities Fo Guang Shan Paris
6/28 Sun Filial Piety Service & Mrs. Wei Fong Chu Chao’s Memorial Service Chung Mei Temple 1:30pm – 5:00pm
6/29 Mon “Buddhism Lecture” Avatamsaka Sutra by Ven. HuiFu 7:30pm – 9:00pm
7/11 Sat “Buddhism Lecture” by Venerable Long Xiang 2:00pm – 4:00pm
7/11 ~ 7/19 Sat~Sun Hsi Lai Temple Short Term Monastic Retreat Hsi Lai Temple
7/15~7/19 Wed~Sun Hsi Lai Temple Youth Short Term Monastic Retreat
7/19 Sun 2015 Hsi Lai Temple America Ullambana Dharma Service
7/16~7/29 Thu~Sat 2015 Taiwan International Youth Seminar on Life andChan Taiwan FGS
7/20~7/23 Mon~Thur Hsi Lai Temple America Followers Conference Hsi Lai Temple
7/31~8/3 Fri~Mon 2015 North America Buddha’s Light Young Adult Regional Conference Dallas FGS
8/2 Sun 2015 Ullambana Dharma Service Chung Mei Temple 10:00am

Fo Guang Shan Chung Mei Buddhist Temple Regular Activities
Sunday 10:30AM - 12:30PM 10:30AM ~ 11:30AM Chanting Service
11:30AM ~12:30PM Venerable Dharma Talk
1:30PM - 3:00PM “Humanistic Buddhism Study Group” Study Guidance by Mr. James Chao

Download: 2015 June to July Calendar