Enlightenment of Bodhisattva
Chuang Yen Monastery will commemorate the enlightenment of the Bodhisattva Kuan-Yin on July 9, 2017 at the Great Buddha Hall from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The event for that day includes the chanting of the sutra “The Universal Door of Kuan Yin Bodhisattva” and making offerings to the Buddha. “Kuan Yin,” which means, “The Observer of the sights and sounds of the world.” It is believed that Kuan Yin Bodhisattva attained Buddhahood infinite kalpas ago and was named “The Tathagatha of the Brightness of True Dharma.” Filled with great compassion to help others, he decided to manifest as a Bodhisattva. Kuan Yin will appear in any form in accordance with the needs of the beings who need his instruction.
觀世音菩薩有不可思議之威神力、慈悲力，於過去無量劫中，已功德圓滿成就佛道，然而為了救度眾生，又再示現菩薩之身，普濟眾生。 本寺感念菩薩之恩德，特舉辦點燈祈福法會，是日由常住法師率領大眾恭誦『觀世音菩薩普門品』、『佛前大供』。 時間：2017 年7 月9日（週日） 9:30 am~12:00 noon 地點：莊嚴寺 大佛殿
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