The Ceremony of Three Refuges and Five Precepts

Taking refuge (in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha) is the foundation of having faith in the Buddha and learning the Buddhism. Holding five precepts and achieving ten good are the fundamental of the disciplines. Taking refuge and five precepts with blessing of triple gem (the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha) is to purify body and mind, to understand oneself pure nature and to find the value of life. Fo Guang Shan Chung Mei Buddhist Temple delightedly invites Venerable Hsing Ting to preside the ceremony of Three Refuges Five Precepts with Abhiseka since Venerable Hsing Ting, Abbot of Fo Guang Shan Thaihua Temple, will arrive in Houston. Everyone is welcome to participate.

  • 一、參加資格: Male or female who is willing to take refuge in triple gem and five precepts to become a genuine Buddhist. (For renewing precepts, please bring your own precept robe.)
  • 二、典禮日期︰ Aug 12, 2017 (Sat) 2:00pm
  • 三、三皈五戒講習: Aug 5, 2017 (Sun) 2:00pm
  • 四、報名方式 Registration:
    • (1) Please fill out the registration form obtained from Temple’s front desk or from Temple’s website then e-mail to us.
    • (2) Please submit two passport-size photos taken within three months.
  • 五、費用 Fee: Food offering and please bring your own precept robes. Or (Purchase at Temple)
  • 六、五戒報名截止日期 Deadline for Five Precepts: Aug 5, 2017
  • 七、典禮地點: Chung Mei Buddhist Temple
  • * People who had taken refuge and five precepts are welcome to observe the ceremony

Download: Triple Gem Refuge and Five Precepts Ceremony Registration