Full Moon Ceremony, Online/Onsite 5/22

Practice Center
Date / Time
May 22, 2024 / 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Event Type

In the zendo at 300 Page Street; enter through the Laguna Street door.

Each month at the full moon, the community gathers to renew our Bodhisattva vows. All are welcome. This is a formal ceremony including chanting and full bows.

Before attending, please review the Health and Safety Requirements.

This evening all are invited to attend as one of the events for the upcoming renovation. The ceremony will be preceded by zazen. You are welcome to join the evening at any time.

5:40 pm – Zazen and Service in the zendo
7:30 pm – Full Moon Ceremony in the Buddha Hall, preceded by small group meetings

We will gather at 7:30 pm in the zendo and then divide into small groups to discuss our practice of the Bodhisattva Precepts during the last month, framed by: Do no harm. Do good. Include everyone. If you have never attended the Full Moon Ceremony, the small group experience can help you to join the sangha in this joyful ceremony. Please arrive a few minutes early, between 7:20 and 7:25 pm.

You are also welcome to attend the ceremony only, which begins at 8:15 pm in the zendo. Please arrive between 8:05 and 8:10 pm.

An example of the ceremony can be downloaded here. The text of the ceremony is also available for download: Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony (PDF).

Link to the Online Zendo page or directly to Zoom:

With computer or mobile device:
Meeting URL
Meeting ID: 264-616-8381
Passcode: 805991