A GUIDE TO TEMPLE ETIQUETTE
(leave shoes outside, placed where they won't block doorway).
is inappropriate. Attire need not be formal, but please dress
respectfully: no shorts, tank tops, sleeveless shirts, etc.
This includes shaking hands.
not a place for running, playing, or screaming.
bhikkhus, bhikkhunis, Buddha images, or shrines.
person is free to practice according to his/her beliefs and under-
standing; your only obligations are silence - when appropriate -
and respectful conduct (as outlined elsewhere on this page).
have breathing difficulties when too much smoke is in the air.
If you need to leave for any reason, do so discreetly.
mindfully. Please wait until everyone is standing before moving to
form a line on the right-hand side of the room.
were sitting, but please remain standing until everyone has returned
to their places. We will then sit down together.
please don't play with them 'just to see what they sound like.'
therefore, be mindful of your speech whenever you are here. Please
refrain from the use of profanity.