1. Objective: To propagate the higher teachings of Buddhism and enhance spiritual purification.
2. Qualification:Practicing Buddhists (Basic requirement: have taken refuge in the Triple Gem)
3. Date: Thursday–Saturday, July 10-12, 2014
4. Place: Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple
a. Registration fee $30.00 (non-refundable)
b. Meals and accommodation will be provided by the temple (free donations welcome).
c. Please provide your own haiching (black robe), lohan shoes, white socks, and inner garments.
d. Precept robes will be provided by the temple for new preceptees. For those who are renewing their Five Precepts and/or the Bodhisattva Precepts, please bring your own precept robe. (Donations welcome for precept robes: US$25.00 each.)
6. To apply:
a. Application forms are available online or at Hsi Lai temple and other participating branch temples
b. For those downloading application forms online, please send your completed forms via email and follow-up by phone to confirm receipt.
c. Spaces: 160 (first come, first served)
d. For applicants from outside Los Angeles, please contact your local branch temples to arrange for transportation from/to the LA area airport.
a. Completed application forms should be received by June 15, 2014.
b. A copy of your valid medical insurance card and one 2"x 2" photo (passport size, b/w or color)