News About Palm Beach Mahabodhi- May 2011.


A Vesak Welcome!

And best wishes!


1. A local view of May.

Aum! Mahabodhi Svaha!

And a Greeting!

From us!

The local!

An abode of Bodhi!

With a potential!

To flourish!

With positive aims!

For a nice and calm destination!

And Sunshine!

For you!

Another one!

With a new outlook!

Be happy!

Being established!

For a broader vision!

Making a mark!

Along your path!

With the newly comes!

In various shades!

And in varieties!

Together in harmony!

Brighten you day!

With a season color and fragrant!

To brighten your day!

With confidence!

And enchanting!


In balance!

For your summer path!

Some nice things for ....the young and not too young ones!

Free to view!

Ready for the magic of Nagasena!

Of transforming....!

To Milinda's convertible chariot !

A summer visit from the transformers--- sent by Nagasena!

Another venue for your summer!

Till dusk!

Find yourself!

Ready to try!

A new height!

And new aims!

Working together!

Keep flourishing!

And soaring!

And many possibilities!


2. BUDDHIST EVENTS: Dharma talks on the Vesak -The Birthday of the Buddha:

I. From May 6-8, 2011, Thay Minh Quang will give Buddhist teachings at Tinh Tam Buddhist Temple in Nashville, Tennessee. There, on May 7, he will also conduct the ceremony to commemorate the Vesak.

Chua Tinh-Tam
867 Summerly Dr
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 356-3988

A Vesak welcome!

From Tinh Tam Temple!

Ready for the Vesak!

Ceremony in progress!

Ready for the young Buddha!

All paticipate happily!

A Vesak color!

See you at the Dharma talks!

A Vesak Welcome!

And best wish!

II. Buddhist Ceremony and Dharma talks at Quang Minh Buddhist Temple, Chicago, IL: May 13-16, 2011

Thay Minh Quang will be visiting Quang Minh Temple during the second week of May. Here is the tentative schedule:.

1.Dharma lecture will be given at 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 14th, 2011.

2. The Vesak Ceremony will be on Sunday, May 15, 2011 and will be accompanied by Buddhist lecture and services.

3. Other Dharma sessions and Buddhist activities will be given as needed during the week.

Please contact Quang Minh Buddhist Temple for the exact events.

Quang Minh Buddhist Temple

4429 N. Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 32807
Phone: 407-273-4429


It's spring!

From Quang Minh Temple!

With compassion!

And kindness!

Again, welcome!

Peace in the garden!

On the path!

Spring color!

Being unique!

An invitation!

For the Vesak-The Buddha's Birthday!

In f ull bloom!

Fill with peace and compassion!


III. During the weekends between May 19-23, 2011, Thay Minh Quang will give Buddhist teachings at Long Van Temple in Orlando, Florida.

1. Friday, May 20, 2011, Dharma lecture after 7:00PM

2. Sunday, May 22, 2011, ceremony to celebrate the Vesak with Dharma talk.

Other teachings and service will be given as needed. Please contact Long Van Temple for the schedule of the exact events.

Long Van Temple

6021 Cornelia Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32807
Phone: 407-273-4429

Welcome to Long Van Buddhist Temple!

The main shrine!

Be at peace here at the new front porch!

And be compassionate!

4. Buddhist Ceremony and Dharma talks at Phat Bao Buddhist Temple, Cincinnati, OH: May 27-30, 2011.

The Vesak ceremony with Dharma talk will be on May 29, 2011.

Phat Bao Temple- Address: 2071 Robertson Ave., Northwood, OH.

Welcome to Phat Bao Temple!

With Compassion!

Welcome to all!



III. Landscaping and renovating - May 2011:

It begins to get hot. The summer is coming. It is time for planting flowers and feeding our plants with Top Soil . The renovation of the inside continues!

Here are some photos for you:


And Best Wishes!

At Peace-The Main Hall!

There have been some rains!

"Bodhisattvas at home should wish that all beings realize that the nature of "home" is empty, and liberate from its burdens."

-"Bồ-Tát ở nhà, nên nguyện chúng sanh, biết nhà tánh không, khỏi sự bức ngặt."

Clear sky!

The white bamboos are getting taller!

A view for our front porch !

In full bloom !

A new addition!

For chanting!

Looking great altogether!

Bright sky!

It is sunny!

Growing desert rose!

Shedding leaf for Vesak!

And new leaves are in display!

In stunning colors!

New leaves for the coming up Vesak!

"Entering a monastery, Bodhisattvas should wish that all beings, Expound various principles, Of noncontention ."(As Pure Conducts)

-"Vào Tăng-già-lam nên nguyện chúng sanh, diễn thuyết các pháp, không tranh không cải."

Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva!

We pay respect!

"When entering a hall, Bodhisattvas should wish that all beings, Ascend to the unexcelled sanctuary, And rest there secure, unshakable."(As Pure Conducts)

-"Nếu vào điện đường, nên nguyện chúng sanh, lên nhà vô thượng, an trụ bất động."


Time to feed the plants!

Some garden work!

Blooming after a year!

Our new groundcover!

Ready for the sunset!

For your Pure Land visualization!

Another one!


At dusk!

Another day!

A nice view, as always!