Hsi Lai Temple celebrates Buddha’s birthday in Hacienda Heights

The Hsi Lai Temple is offering a special exhibit this weekend that presents a unique perspective of Buddhism’s journey from India to China by way of the Silk Road.

Visitors will be immersed in medieval China as they peruse the exhibits of “Through These Doors: Connecting Past and Present, East and West.” The free multimedia exhibit promotes a better understanding of Buddha, focusing on Buddha’s birthday celebrations in medieval China.

Visitors to the massive Buddhist temple may take docent-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Hsi Lai Temple will honor Buddha’s birthday on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in the main shrine with a chanting service, followed by the bathing of the baby Buddha.

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