Thursday, December 31, 2009

Buddhist New Year's Eve Celebration

"May the New Year bring you happiness and peace! May no fear affect you! May no illness afflict you! May no danger come to you! May you enjoy good health and long life!" Maithri Vihara invites all to join the celebration of the dawn of 2010 in a spiritual way -- on New Year's Eve, Thursday Dec. 31, 7:00 pm - 1:00 am:
  • Maithri Buddhist Temple
  • 10819 Penrose St.
  • Sun Valley, California 91352
  • (818) 768-9382

Extended protective chanting (maha-piritha) of the sutras of an all-night protective ceremony will be chanted under a beautifully decorated canopy (mandapa). The distribution of holy water with sacred thread will follow. And home cooked traditional Sri Lankan delicacies will be served.

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