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Jade Emperor Festival

Jade Emperor Festival

Today participants gathered virtually to honour the Jade Emperor. The ruler of heaven, the Jade Emperor represents virtue, working for the benefit of all, and just leadership.
Offering of Thanks to Deities

Offering of Thanks to Deities

As we prepare for Chinese New Year, participants gathered together to chant the Ten Thousand Buddhas Sutra to express their gratitude to all the deities for the blessings we have received over the past year.
Festival of the Lord of the Third Season

Festival of the Lord of the Third Season

Today, participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism gathered to chant the Three Seasons Scripture to commemorate the Festival of the Lord of the Third Season, also known as the Lord of the Water Realm. Chanting offers a way to seek protection and relief from disasters. 
Double Ninth Festival

Double Ninth Festival

On the ninth day of the ninth lunar month, participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism chant the Scripture of Filial Piety to celebrate the Double Ninth Festival. Chanting expresses our intention to pay our respects to our elders and to our ancestors, and our wish for everlasting harmony. 
Wong Dai Sin Festival

Wong Dai Sin Festival

Participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism around the world chant to celebrate the festival of Wong Dai Sin. He was a simple shepherd who displayed great virtue and is said to have cultivated immortality by practising the Taoist Arts. His story tells us that with a good heart anyone can cultivate themselves through […]
Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism participants from around the world chant in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. The autumn moon is a time when families and friends come together to appreciate what we received over the past year. Together we wish everyone good health and longevity. 
Wong Ling Goon Festival

Wong Ling Goon Festival

As a powerful deity, Wong Ling Goon used the teachings to transform himself so that his strength would protect the path of Taoism. Today Fung Loy Kok participants from around the world chanted to celebrate Wong Ling Goon, the Guardian of the Tao. 
Goon Yam Festival

Goon Yam Festival

Yesterday Fung Loy Kok participants from around the world chanted to celebrate and be inspired by Goon Yam (Guanyin), the bodhisattva of compassion. Through chanting together our intention is to bring greater peace and harmony to the world.  
Southern Dipper Festival

Southern Dipper Festival

Today we celebrate the Southern Dipper Festival. The Southern Dipper, together with the Northern Dipper, grants longevity. Chanting together expresses our intention to bring health and longevity to all the people of the world.  The Southern Dipper is associated with the God of Longevity, pictured here at our International Centre in Canada. 
Tin Hau Festival

Tin Hau Festival

Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism celebrated the Festival of Tin Hau (Empress of Heaven) on April 23 with chanting for the world. Tin Hau represents devotion, sincerity, care and protection and is known for rescuing people in distress, especially those at sea. She is particularly venerated in the coastal areas of China and by […]
Lord Lao Festival

Lord Lao Festival

Today people of all ages from around the world gathered virtually to celebrate the Festival of Lord Lao (Laozi, Lao-Tzu). In coming together to chant for the world and give thanks for the teachings of Taoism, we all benefited from the opportunity it offers to transform ourselves to become better people.
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