Triple Gem Refuge & Five Precepts Ceremony

I. Objective:

Taking refuge in the Triple Gem is the foundation of practicing Buddhism, while receiving the Five Precepts and upholding the Ten Wholesome Deeds are the basics of all precepts. Through upholding the Three Refuges and the Five Precepts, we will receive the blessing of the Triple Gem, purify our body and mind, recognize our pure intrinsic nature, and discover the value of life.

II. Qualification:

All lay men and women with the resolve to take refuge and receive the Five Precepts in becoming Buddhist followers. One may choose to only take refuge or take both.

III. Date:

Saturday, May 27, 2023 (2:00 pm- 5:00 pm)

Time Activity
1:00pm~1:50 pm Check-in (Outside of Conference Room)
2:00pm~2:20 pm Ceremonial Training
2:30pm~5:00 pm Ceremony and Group Photo
5:00pm~ Receiving Certificate

IV. Seminar:

Sunday, May 7, 2023 (2:30pm - 5:00pm)
(All applicants of Triple Gems Refuge and Five Precepts Ceremony are required to attend the seminar.)

Time Activity
1:30pm~2:30pm Check-in (Outside of Conference room)
2:30pm~3:45pm Learning about taking refuge and Five Precepts
3:45pm~5:00pm Taking Refuge: Buddhist Etiquette
Five Preceptee: Learning to put on the Haiqing and Precept robes

V. To Apply:

VI. Other:

  1. One 1”x 1” photo (b/w or color)(Five Preceptee only)(Please email it or mail it or hand it in to information center by 5/20)
  2. For renewing precepts, please bring your own precept robe.

VII. Fees:

Donation are welcome. Suggested donation for precept robe($25US)

VIII. Contact Information:

Address: 3456 Glenmark Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
Tel: (626) 923-5112