“What Zen means by being detached is not being without emotion or feeling, but being one in whom feeling is not sticky or blocked, and through whom the experiences of the world pass like the
reflections of birds flying over water.”
“Buddhism is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted philosophies.”
“The existence of Karma is a core belief in Buddhism, as with all major Indian religions, it implies neither fatalism nor that everything that happens to a person is caused by Karma.”
We are a Buddhist temple built in 1982, and we are at the service of the community. Come and pray with the monks, attend our special events or just spend a quiet moment in front of our Buddha Statue. You are going to experience an internal moment of peace and joy.
What We Offer
We gather to make our commitment to become free from suffering, help people with their spiritual growth and provide a safe and friendly space for nurturing holistic well-being.
Abbot & Monks
Several monks reside at Great Lotus. Their exact number depends on the current events or activities: Buddhist rites and Thai culture ceremonies. Occasionally, monks are invited to do the blessing outside of their temple - at private residences or businesses.
This Temple is self-supporting through your donations alone. Your contributions allow the Temple to continue its programs and outreach.