Under Cap. 599F Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation, religious venues are included in the Scheduled Premises. When you visit Lotus Pond Temple, upon arrival, please go to the Dinning hall to use your “Leave Home Safe” mobile application to scan the QR code, and scan your Vaccine Pass If you are not feeling well fail to provide the captioned QR codes for scanning, or invalid Vaccine Pass have positive test result on Rapid Antigen Test or COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Test within 7 days Please stay at home and take rest. Thank you.
This the couplet for the Year of Tiger. Plum Village prepares couplet every year in Vietnamese, Chinese, and English, as a suggested practice throughout the year. Please feel free to download and print on colour paper. 2022 Couplet Couplet in Chinese Couplet in English Couplet in Vietnamese Couplet in Red
I am a continuation, like the rain is a continuation of the cloud. – Thich Nhat Hanh Our Beloved Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh (Thầy) has passed away peacefully at Tu Hieu Temple in Hue, Vietnam, on 22nd January, 2022, at the age of 95. The translated announcement from Plum Village French. Thầy had a long connection with Hong Kong. He had his first visit to Hong Kong back at 1966 and then came to Hong Kong for retreats and teaching tours for five times in the years 2001, 2002, 2007, 2010 and 2013. In Thầy’s last visit to Hong Kong, Thầy gave a public talk at the Hong Kong Coliseum for 10,000 people. He had briefly stayed in the Po Lin Monastery and the Lotus Pond Temple at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island before. We would like to invite you to join the Hong Kong sangha for a 7-day memorial services and practice at your own convenient time or follow our live-streams of ceremony sessions from Lotus Pond Temple with the following schedule. You are also invited to pay tribute to Thầy in person at the LOTUS POND TEMPLE, Ngong Ping, Lantau Island during the 7 days from 09:00 to 16:00. Ceremonies will also be hosted by our monasteries in Asia, Europe, and the US. Please refer to the Plum Village International website for more details. The following is the memorial services for continuing Thầy in the Here and Now. DAY 1: 23 January (Sunday) Time Memorial Activity 08:45 Gather at Buddha Hall for sitting meditation 09:00 Ceremony for laying Thầy’s body in the casket – Live from VietnamWalking meditation before lunch if time permitted 13:45 Gather at Buddha Hall 14:00 Ceremony for inviting the Enlightened Spirit to settle and for Receiving the Memorial Patches (small yellow squares we will pin to our chests) 16:30 Ceremony of Offering and Paying Respects to the Enlightened Spirit of the Most Venerable Zen Master […]
Dear friends, Here is the schedule for the coming Christmas and new year holidays activities. On 2021 Dec 26 (Sun), day after Christmas Day, there will be normal Sunday Day of Mindfulness. We will have Bi-In (gathering) to celebrate Christmas in the afternoon. You are welcome to share your favour X’mas songs and poems with friends. There will be NO activity on: 2021 December 24, 25, and 31 2022 January 1 and 2 May you have joyful holidays. Breathe & Smile, Monks and Nuns of AIAB/Plum Village Hong Kong
Poster (English) Poster (Chinese) Friday Night Practice at Central is a bi-weekly mindfulness practice with Plum Village tradition. Friday Night Practice is a “lite” mindful practice in town, allowing you to practice and nourish your mindfulness with the community after a busy week. Since the epidemic, we practice together through internet. Friday Night Practice is held on the 1st (in English) and the 3rd (in Cantonese) Friday of each month. Registration window will be opened on Monday of the event from 22:00, till Thursday 22:00. A confirmation email will be sent to you after registration closed. If you don’t find it, please check your junk/trash folder, or let us know. Should you have any question, please email to email@example.com. We look forward practicing with you in Friday Night Practice. Time: 19:00 – 21:00 2021 2nd Half Tentative Schedule Date Language Jul 16, 2021 Cantonese Aug 06, 2021 English Aug 20, 2021 Cantonese Sep 03, 2021 English Sep 17, 2021 Cantonese Oct 01, 2021 — no practice organized — Oct 15, 2021 Cantonese Nov 05, 2021 English Nov 19, 2021 Cantonese Dec 03, 2021 English Dec 17, 2021 Cantonese Breathe & Smile, Friday Night Practice team Asian Institute of Applied Buddhism / Plum Village Hong Kong