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Āsāḷha Pūja

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrating the beginning of Vassa, and commemorating the Buddha’s first teaching – the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta.

Every year, the monastic community follows the observance of Vassa – staying in one place for a period of three months, beginning with the full moon of July. During these three months, they commit to intensifying their practices of study and meditation.

Āsāḷha Pūja (also called Vas-Aradhana) is the traditional Buddhist holiday celebrating the beginning of Vassa, and commemorating the Buddha’s first teaching – the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta.

Join us for a day of traditional activities:

10am – Arrive, set-up food offerings

11am – Meal Offering

1pm – Invitation to Vassa

1:30pm – Dhamma Talk

2:30pm – Chanting the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

3:00pm – Q&A

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29 Ridgeway Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
West Orange, NJ 07052 US
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