[True Buddha Foundation Announcement]
TBF-DA Clarification Notice No. 0002
To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and ensure public health and safety, True Buddha Foundation (TBF) announces the following policy for visitors to Seattle from other parts of the world.
As a safety measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, those seeking spiritual consultation with HH Dharma King Lian-sheng and all visitors to Seattle Ling Shen Ching Tze Temple and Rainbow Temple are asked to pay careful attention to the following:
From today forward, those who have arranged spiritual consultation with HH Dharma King Lian-sheng or who are participating in group cultivation or ceremonies will be required to submit to body temperature screening and other precautions as determined by relevant personnel. To prevent the transmission of contagious diseases, those with virulent symptoms such as coughing or fever should not enter temple grounds. Those arriving from an area experiencing epidemic conditions are asked to self-quarantine for at least 14 days.
As preventive measures are required during the epidemic, disciples and all others visiting temple grounds are asked to wear face masks if required, frequently wash or sanitize hands, and maintain a high level of personal hygiene for one's own protection and for the protection of others.
TBF wholeheartedly welcomes devotees and disciples from all parts of the world to Seattle. We are asking everyone to cooperate in keeping the sacred temple grounds free of contamination. We are making this special announcement as a safeguard to prevent the spread of coronavirus during this critical period of widespread epidemic. Your effort is greatly appreciated.
Please recite the Mantra of Tara Who Saves from Contagious Disease and dedicate the merit to ending the COVID-19 epidemic and to the health and wellbeing of all.
TBF cares about you!
True Buddha Foundation
Feb. 21, 2020
Translated by the True Buddha Translation Team
Translator: Phyllis Feng
Editors: Henry Wolf and DJ Chang