Peace Pagoda News
Fall 2012 Newsletter
Buddha's Birthday Celebration
Flower Festival Celebrating The Birth of Buddha
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 11:00 am
We celebrate the apostas esportivas Birth of the Buddha by making a small shrine covered with flowers for the Baby Buddha. Please join in bathing the Baby Buddha in sweet medicinal tea.
Join us in celebrating Buddha's Birth in this world and in reawakening our belief in humanity's noble, spiritual purpose on this earth. Please share invitation with all friends and family.
Annual Cave Hill Classic 5 Mile Run/Walk
COME JOIN US AT THE PEACE PAGODA FOR THE ANNUAL CAVE HILL CLASSIC! SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013.
Race starts at 9:00 am bets sports rain or shine. Registration starts from 8:00 am on. There's still time to register for the 5 mile run or the 2 mile walk. Same day registration as well. Or just come to cheer and support the runners and walkers. Those friends with drums particularly needed at the last ascent to drum the runners up that challenging last hill.
Setsubun (Bean Throwing) Celebration
Join us for the SETSUBUN bet esportiva (Bean Throwing) CELEBRATION, a celebration preparing for the Japanese Lunar New Year, at the New Temple of The New England Peace Pagoda, 100 Cave Hill Road. Leverett MA 01351, on
February 3, 2013, beginning at 3:30pm. All are Welcome! With special welcome to all whose Chinese zoological birth year is Year of the Snake 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965... We also welcome all volunteers who would like
to help with the preparations!
We need to roughly estimate how many beans and surprise we should prepare! PLEASE RSVP to Chieko Yamazaki: email@example.com or by phone at
A PDF with full details, illustrations and photos is available for download by clicking this link.
Walk for a New Spring 2013
February 16th to April 5th, Leverett, MA to Washington DC. Download the informational brochure, Walk for a New Spring 2013 by clicking the link.
THIS PAST WEEK AT NEW TEMPLE September 1st-8th
GREAT NEWS: Starting on Monday, September 17 D & D DRYWALL will be at work in the Monks Residence at the New Temple – taping and spackling all the remaining walls and ceilings in the residence! We are grateful to D&D; Drywall for making time in their busy schedule to accommodate our pressing need. David, of D && D, has estimated that the work will be finished by the end of the week! This will also include some skim coat plastering that is necessary for certain interior walls. Once the walls and ceilings are prepared, we are definitely on our way. The painting marathons can begin as early as September 22, and with the painting started, other finish work can commence: crown moldings installed, doors installed, flooring begun. We're on our way to the finish! Click here to download a PDF of everything.
Fall 2012 Newsletter Available
Click the link above for the 2012 Fall Newsletter. In it you will find:
- The Invitation to the September 29th Peace Pagoda Anniversary.
- An Expression of Gratitude
- Reports from the Walks
- Update on progress for the New Temple Residence with photos
- Pictorial coverage of Buddha's Birthday, May 27th
- Sharings about the Tree of Peace
- Words to the inspiring Pete Seegar song: "Oh, Had I a Golden Thread."
27th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION of the NEW ENGLAND PEACE PAGODA
You are warmly invited to the 27th Anniversary Celebration of the New England Peace Pagoda, Saturday, September 29, 2012, beginning at 11:00am. Click here to download a PDF Flyer with complete details including schedule.
THIS PAST WEEK AT NEW TEMPLE: August 21-28th
UPDATE from Friends of the Peace Pagoda: GOOD NEWS AND THANK YOU: $5,630 in offerings has been received in our first week of rapid response! This brings us over 25% in accomplishing our goal of $20,000. 224.2 offering units (@25 each) are in hand. 575 offering units remain. Much gratitude to all for your effort to send the offerings in timely manner! We are sharing photos and the full story so you can see how things are going. Click here to download a PDF of everything.