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Offering of Thanks to Deities

Offering of Thanks to Deities

As we prepare for Chinese New Year, participants from around the world gathered together virtually to thank the deities for the blessings received over the past year. The ceremony included the chanting of the Ten Thousand Buddhas Sutra to pay respect and express gratitude to all deities.
International program in the Southern European Center with banquet of the Chinese New Year

International program in the Southern European Center with banquet of the Chinese New Year

It was a splendid banquet and we were honored with the attendance of several representatives from different countries and associations of the field of health, all that in a festive and cheerful atmosphere. Both the organization and the realization of the banquet were carried out by volunteer members from thirteen different countries. We also had […]
Chinese New Year Banquet – Colorado Branch

Chinese New Year Banquet – Colorado Branch

Gung Hay Fat Choy The Colorado Branch held our traditional Chinese New Year Celebration February 23rd with a hundred of our members plus ten local dignitaries. Poor weather cleared in time to host the well-attended event. The program included welcome and opening remarks by member Donna Samuels, Year of the Pig remarks by Dan Hartman, a […]
Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Ipswich GB

Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Ipswich GB

More than sixty members from seven classes throughout Suffolk spent time together in Ipswich this week to celebrate the Year of the Pig.  Members arrived early to help decorate the hall, prepare food, make puerh tea for the break, and start the sale of raffle tickets  We enjoyed practising tai chi together, and hearing tales from the early days of the […]
Chinese New Year display in Perth GB

Chinese New Year display in Perth GB

Perth celebrated Chinese New Year with dragons and lions and a parade through town, and a CNY theme to tonight’s riverside Light Night.     TTCS members were there, displaying our tai chi ‘set’, and giving out lots of leaflets to promote modern ways to start learning this ancient Taoist Art.     Lighting was […]
Lamballe celebrates Year of the Earth Dog

Lamballe celebrates Year of the Earth Dog

  On March 17th, 128 French members and their relatives celebrated the year of the earth dog in Lamballe. Philippe Hercouet and Stephane de Sallier Dupin as représentatives of the local authorities joined us for the celebration as well as Docteur Tessier from Saint Brieuc Hospital where he’s in charge of the rehabilitation department. A delicious […]
Chinese New Year Celebration in Pleasant Hill, California

Chinese New Year Celebration in Pleasant Hill, California

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA San Francisco Bay Area branch members celebrated the Year of the Dog in Pleasant Hill, California . The 100 plus members with family and friends dined on a traditional Chinese New Year eight-course banquet.   Entertainment also included Dr. Blues performing a medley of dog songs (Police […]
Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg, Canada

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg, Canada

The Winnipeg branch celebrated Chinese New Year on February 24th, 2018 at a local Chinese restaurant. Nearly ninety of us enjoyed nine different Chinese dishes of delicious food which left us extremely full.  However we managed to find room for the oranges and custard tarts for dessert.   The master of ceremonies shared many of […]
Chinese New Year Celebration in Windsor Ontario

Chinese New Year Celebration in Windsor Ontario

On February 24th the participants of the Windsor branch in Ontario, Canada came together to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the year of the Earth Dog. Fully 110 participants gathered to share a delicious meal while renewing connections with family and friends from all locations around the Windsor-Detroit area. Windsor Tecumseh MP Cheryl Hardcastle joined […]
New Kitchen in Majorca, Spain

New Kitchen in Majorca, Spain

Something’s cooking in Majorca where after years of trials and tribulations the building owned by the Society in Palma now has a fully operational kitchen. It was a long and winding road, starting with winning over the neighbors and raising the funds. But everybody rallied to the cause and finally the big day arrived. The […]
Chinese New Year Banquet in Portland, Oregon

Chinese New Year Banquet in Portland, Oregon

The Portland branch celebrated the Chinese New Year with lots of energy and a great spirit of community.  As our branch grows so does this event.  For weeks, days and especially in the last hours before the event the branch was a beehive of creative activity.  The decibel level was high during the social hour […]
Ready for Year of the Brown Earth Dog

Ready for Year of the Brown Earth Dog

To prepare ourselves for the year of the Brown Earth Dog, we have enlivened our new Star Deity to stay permanently at Wong Dai Sin Temple, helping all who visit the temple in Toronto, Canada. To help and guide us at WDS, we have also invited the Earth God and Temple guardians to stay at […]
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