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Ullambana Ceremony held at Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth

Ullambana Ceremony held at Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth
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Community members offer gifts of food, fruit, candy, money and prayers to the monks as they proceed around the temple before entering.
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Prayers and chanting are a part of the ceremonial breakfast.
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The ceremonial breakfast consist of many different foods and drinks for the monks, prepared by community members.
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An oriental gazebo sites in the center of the garden surrounded by flowers, food, water and burning incense.
Ullambana Ceremony held at Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth
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An oriental gazebo sites in the center of the garden surrounded by flowers and burning incense.
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A peaceful garden sits next to the Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth.
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Enormous dragons line both sides of the stairway leading to the temple entrance doors.
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The Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth, a Buddhist temple, is the site of an Ullambana ceremony in August near the full moon.
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The entrance gateway to the Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth where an Ullambana ceremony was held.
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The entrance gateway to the Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth where an Ullambana ceremony was held.
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The Ullambana ceremony is a holy day, held in August near the full moon, to honor parents and ancestors.
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The Ullambana ceremony is a holy day, held in August near the full moon, to honor parents and ancestors.
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Inside the temple, monks prepare for prayer and chanting, before the breakfast offerings.
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The monks offer prayers before sitting for a ceremonial breakfast inside the temple.
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Buddhist monks gather offerings from community members in the Ullambana ceremony.
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Gail Lam of Fort Worth offers, Rev. Ratanaguna Buu Duc, a gift of fruit in the Ullambana ceremony.
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Buddhist monks led by, Rev. Ratanaguna Buu Duc, leave their living quarters and proceed to the temple where they are offered gifts by members of the community.
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Buddhist monks led by, Rev. Ratanaguna Buu Duc, leave their living quarters and proceed to the temple where they are offered gifts by members of the community.
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The entrance gateway to the Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth where an Ullambana ceremony was held as seen from the temples entrance steps.
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Large dragons welcome visitors to the Huong Dao Buddhist Temple in Fort Worth.
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A 9 foot tall marble Buddha sits inside the Huong Dao Temple.
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An alter with offerings sits inside the Huong Dao Temple.
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Large dragons welcome visitors to the Huong Dao Buddhist Temple in Fort Worth.
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An oriental gazebo sites in the center of the garden surrounded by flowers, food, water and burning incense.
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Benches for prayer and reflection at part of the peaceful garden at the Buddhist temple in Fort Worth.
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Ullambana, a holy day honoring parents and ancestors, is celebrated at the Huong Dao Temple in Fort Worth. Community members gather at the temple offering gifts of food and money to the Buddhist monks and prepare the monks a ceremonial breakfast.

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