Buddhist and Chinese annual remembrance services in East London

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22 May 2017
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East London will play host to fascinating Buddhist and Chinese Ancestral Remembrance ceremonies dating back to the 13th century, during the month of June.

East London will play host to fascinating Buddhist and Chinese Ancestral Remembrance ceremonies dating back to the 13th century, during the month of June.

ExCeL London will play host to ancient ceremonies dating back centuries, when the Buddhist Thrice Yearning Memorial Service and Chinese Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony take place at the venue. The forthcoming Buddhism & Ancestral Remembrance Ceremonies will provide a unique opportunity for Britons to experience Chinese culture and practices for themselves.

Visitors from outside Chinese Buddhist communities are invited to attend the ceremonies and gain learnings from ancient wisdom and virtues which can then assist them in everyday life in the 21st century, at work and within family life, relationships and wider social interactions. Led by Venerable Master Chin Kung Hon. PhD, visitors will be able to participate in meditation in the past, present and future as well as observing the ancient rituals of each ceremonies.

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As well as the ancient ceremonies, rituals and meditation, the three-day​ ​event, ​which runs from 9-11 June, will feature Chinese classical music and ancient poetry. The event is presented by the Amitabh Buddhist Society, is free to attend and open to all. Find out more at the Amitabh Buddhist Society website.

Master Chin Kung commented, “We are very pleased to be bringing our ancient ceremonies to London and look forward to welcoming the British public from all faiths, cultures and backgrounds to join us.”