Major Dharma Events of 2018

4/15: Cherishing Youth Day

5/20: Celebration of Vesak & Liberating Lives

6/17: Observance of 23nd Anniversary of Ven Master Hua’s Entering Nirvana & Liberating Lives

7/29: Celebration of Guan Yin Bodhisattva's Enlightenment & Liberating Lives

8/19: Celebration of Ullambana

9/9: Celebration of Earth Store Bodhisattva's Birthday

9/15-22: Emperor Liang Jeweled Repentance & 9/22 Afternoon Liberating Lives

10/21: Celebration of Guan Yin Bodhisattva's Leaving Home

11/18-25: 7-Day Amitabha Buddha Recitation

12/23: Celebration of Amitabha Buddha's Birthday

Avatamsaka Vihara Sunday School

Avatasamka Vihara will offer a Buddhism class, starting on January 7th, 2018. The purpose of the class is to combine the inherent virtues of China with the Dharma, which is mainly inspired by inner wisdom, to lay down the correct values of children in a two-pronged approach.

School Dates:  1/7/2018 - 6/24/2018
Classes are held every Sunday excluding during special ceremonies.
Time: 9:30AM –11:00AM

We welcome children who are over the age of 10.
Classes are free and open to the public.

Meditation Class

Meditation class meets weekly.

Our meditation class is open to the public and free of charge. This class is suitable for beginners and moderate level practitioners.

Please contact us for more information.

Venerable Master Xuan Hua

Check out a short biography of Venerable Master Xuan Hua.  His life is full of amazing events which will inspire us all to cultivate diligently.

Sunday School

Students learn Chinese, Confucian virtues, chanting, basic Buddhism, ettiquette, and more.  Classes are held every Sunday.


For youths & young adults to learn Buddhism and to discuss or share how to practice Buddhism in everyday life. Join our activities & discussions.


" I vow to fully take upon myself all sufferings and hardships

of all living beings in the Dharma Realm."