Online One-Day Retreat

The COVID-19 pandemic and the many challenges in life have caused a lots of unease, anxiety, stress and fear in people’s mind. How do we find peace again?

The online One-day Buddhist Retreat is intended to guide people to find peace in the daily life through Buddhist teaching, with 3 “R”, Reshuffle life, Recover kindness, Regain happiness. The retreat also includes mindfulness training, discussion, Q&A.


Session: Apr 17, 2021 (Sat) (10am-6pm)
Theme: Regain Happiness
Theme Lecturer: Ven Miao Zang (Superintendent of Hsi Fang Temple San Diego)
Q&A: Ven Abbot Hui Dong (Abbot of Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple)
BLIA North America Cloud Lecture “A modern Reflection on Life and Death” : Ven. Dr. Huei Kai (Fo Guang Shan Monastery Deputy Abbot)

Session: Jan 30, 2021 (Sat) (10am-3pm)
Theme: Reshuffle Life
Theme Lecturer: Venerable Jue Ji (Superintendent of Fo Guang Shan Xiang Yun Temple Austin)
Q&A: Ven Abbot Hui Dong (Abbot of Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple)

Session: Mar 13, 2021 (Sat) (10am-3pm)
Theme: Recover Kindness
Theme Lecturer: Ven Abbess Man Kuang (Abbess of Fo Guang Shan IBPS Dallas)
Q&A: Ven Abbot Hui Dong (Abbot of Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple)

Note : Participants are welcome to register for all the three sessions, or anyone of them.

Donations are welcome. Open donation

Typical Schedule for Online One-day Retreat

9:40am: Online
10:00 – 10:15 Orientation
10:15 – 11:00 Meditation
11:00 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 12:00 Theme Lecture
12:00 – 12:50 Lunch Break (walking meditation/break time)
12:50 – 13:35 Group Discussion: What I can do after listened to the Theme lecture?
13:35 – 13:45 Break
13:45 – 14:35 Panel Discussion / Q&A
14:35 – 15:00 Reflections

Special Remarks: For 4/17 Retreat, the schedule is extended to one more Dharma Lecture from 4:30pm-6pm PST, participants on the day are most welcome to continue to join this lecture.

Online Application Form

For inquiries:

    ● or 626-961-9697 ext. 5123 / ext. 5131