2016 BC Buddhist Festival

Sunday, May 29th 9:30am - 6:00pm

Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

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We welcome you to a full day of exciting free events at the 2016 BC Buddhist festival, including the Buddha bathing ceremony,  meditation workshops, dharma conference, monastic expo, art exhibit, kids zone, food, marketplace, and live performances - all in the beautiful natural setting of Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver, BC.

Event Schedule

Opening Ceremony 9:30am - 12:00pm 
•    First Nations Blessing and VIP Introductions
•     Monastics Blessing and leading Buddha Bathing

Drop-in Classes 12:00pm – 4:30 pm
•   Meditation Classes
•   Dharma Classes: "Introduction to Buddhist Youth and Children"

Dharma Conference 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm (The Chapels)
“Religion and World Peace”

Special Activities 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Dharma Expo
  • Cultural Performances
  • Art Exhibit and Demonstrations
  • Veggie Food Vendors
  • Merchandise Vendors
  • Buddha Statue Bathing
  • Kids Play Zone
  • Drop-in Classes:  Meditation Classes and Dharma

Closing Ceremony 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
•    Special Announcements
•    Group Walking Meditation


Bilingual Buddhist Association
Boddhisattva Samantabhadra Sutra Association
Buddhapanyanuntararama Buddhist Monastery
Buddhist Vihara Society in BC
Chua Hoa Nghiem
Dharma Drum 法鼓山
Dharmasa Buddhist Temple Society
Gawa Ling Buddhist Society
H.E. Palyul Lhatul Rinpoche Buddhist Society
Khmer Buddhist Temple Association
Land of Compassion Buddha
Lao Canadian Buddhist Temple
Maitrivana Nalandabodhi Vancouver
Miao Fa
Nichiren Peace Centre
Pema Lingpa Nyngma Buddhist Centre
Phap Hoa Temple
Po Lam Buddhist Association
Sam Bo Jung Sa Buddhist Society
Samye Dharma
Seo Kwang Sa
Steveston Buddhist Temple
Surrey Buddhist Centre
Thubten Choling
Tsengdok Monastery
Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Society
Wedo Tibetan Buddhist Society

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