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法鼓山華盛頓州西雅圖分會緣起於2001年11月份。

我們的宗旨在於建立社會大眾對佛法的正知見,讓大家即使在紛擾的生活環境中,也能時時保有一顆清明的心,進而提昇自身的品質、共同建立人間淨土。

我們的道場目前提供的共修活動計有:讀書討論會週五週六禪坐共修大悲懺念佛會生活談心、及禪工作坊(英文)等。同時日常也可供禮佛、禪坐及借閱佛書經典等。

假如您有心護持加入西雅圖分會,成為法鼓人,我們隨時都竭誠的歡迎您。您的支持將是我們最大的鼓勵!

法鼓山的理念~~提昇人的品質,建設人間淨土。
法鼓山的精神~~奉獻我們自己,成就社會大眾。
法鼓山的方針~~回歸佛陀本懷,推動世界淨化。
法鼓山的方法~~提倡全面教育,落實整體關懷。

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法鼓山华盛顿州西雅图分会缘起于2001年11月份。

我们的宗旨在于建立社会大众对佛法的正知见,让大家即使在纷扰的生活环境中,也能时时保有一颗清明的心,进而提升自身的品质、共同建立人间净土。

我们的道场目前提供的共修活动计有:读书讨论会周五周六禅坐共修大悲忏念佛会生活谈心、及禅工作坊(英文)等。同时日常也可供礼佛、禅坐及借阅佛书经典等。

假如您有心护持加入西雅图分会,成为法鼓人,我们随时都竭诚的欢迎您。您的支持将是我们最大的鼓励!

法鼓山的理念~~提升人的品质,建设人间净土。
法鼓山的精神~~奉献我们自己,成就社会大众。
法鼓山的方针~~回归佛陀本怀,推动世界净化。
法鼓山的方法~~提倡全面教育,落实整体关怀。
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As early as 2001 Nov., a group of dedicated practitioners formed the Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Washington Practice Group.  They have managed to arrange a public speech given by Ven. Master Sheng Yenvat UW with 1200 people attending in 2002.  Subsequently, the Practice Group is upgraded to Washington Point of Contact.


In 2003, we started renting classrooms from community centers (such as Redmond Community Center) to host activities such as bookstudy and group meditation.  The following year, we started renting a business office for regular meeting and activity place.  We added two more monthly regular practices: Buddha name recitation and Great Compassion Mantra Repentance Dharma Ceremony.


In year 2005, our status upgraded from Washington Point of Contact to Washington Chapter.  Our chapter had seen growth in attendance, expanded the varieties of the activities such as children’s summer camp and calligraphy classes, and participated in community services.  We regularly invited Venerables from other DDMBA chapters to host Buddhist educational and practitional activities.


In year 2015, we have moved to current rental location. We continue to serve with more expanded activities such as Dharma lectures, Water-Land Dharma Ceremonies, Buddha’s Day Ceremony, Beginner’s Meditation Class, Beginner’s Buddhist Learner Class, etc. Our current location is gradually facing issues with lack of space and the risk of losing the rental location due to land ownership issues.

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