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    Invitation to Celebrate On June 28, 2015 10.30 AM

    Dear Members and Friends of ABS Temple, Our Six month Blessing (Pirith) Ceremony is almost coming to an end. During the last five months the venerable monks recited Navaguna Paritta, Ratnamali Paritta, Seevali Paritta numerous times a day and Maha Pirita twice a day to send blessings for a large number of people around the world for their peace and…

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  • Nepal Earthquake Relief / Need Your HELP !!!

    Dear Members and Dhamma Friends, ABS Temple is kindly requesting your help to support the families, children and monks of Nepal who have survived the earthquake disaster. As you know, two days ago a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. The death toll has reached 5000 and is growing with many missing. More than 6,500…

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    ABS Annual Vesak Celebration, May 03, 2015

    Dear Members and Dharma friends,  ABS Annual Vesak Celebration, May 03, 2015 It is with great pleasure that we, the monks and the Dayaka Sabha of ABS Temple, invite you to join us on to celebrate our annual Vesak Festival on Sunday May 03, 2015. This is the traditional celebration of the Birth, Enlightenment and…

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    Temple Building Project

    In the last few years we worked with an architect and the City of West Sacramento and finally received the Conditional Use Permit in April of this year from the City Planning Department. This permit allows us to develop our property into a full-fledged temple and meditation center. We are proceeding into a detailed design…

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    Six-month Blessing Ceremony at the ABS Temple

    An extremely rare and auspicious Blessing Ceremony at ABS Temple begins January 1, 2015. The Blessing Ceremony will last for six months, ending June 30, 2015. ABS Temple has organized this six month Blessing Ceremony to empower four different powerful Yantras for the benefit of all ABS members and friends. The Temple seeks your help…

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    Buddhist Global Relief – Walk to Feed the Hungry – Nov 22 in Sacramento

    “Hunger is the worst kind of illness. The gift of food is the gift of life” – Buddha This year WALK TO FEED THE HUNGRY, to raise funds for Buddhist Global Relief is coming to Sacramento. All supporters of the walk will walk from Crocker Park to our American Buddhist Seminary (ABS) Temple on Saturday,…

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    Annual Kathina (Robe Offering) Ceremony – Oct 25 & 26, 2014

    It is an ancient tradition to hold a Kathina Ceremony by lay followers at every Theravada Temple to celebrate the end of the rainy retreat. The most significant part of the ceremony is the offering of a freshly tailored robe called Kathina Robe to the Maha Sangha by lay devotes. On this day, it is…

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