What You'll Get
- $7 for one single-day ticket to BodhiFest Miami (up to $10 value)
- When: Saturday, January 24, through Sunday, February 8
- Where: Ichimura Miami Japanese Garden
- General admission
- Door time: 10 a.m.
- Full offer value includes ticketing fees
Admission is free for seniors and children under age 12. Most festival activities take place on the weekends from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
See the schedule here for more information.
- What it is: a second-annual celebration of peace, spirituality, and intercultural exchange
- Its centerpiece: the Jade Buddha for Universal Peace, a 7-foot-tall healing statue valued at more than $5 million, which sculptors spent five years carving out of an 18-ton jade boulder discovered in Canada’s Arctic Circle
- Ceremonial activities: spiritual leaders from Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, Catholic churches, Jewish temples, Muslim mosques, and other religious centers chant and pray together; monks from Tibet’s Drepung Gomang Monastery create and consecrate the World Peace Prayers Sand Mandala
- Performances that your feet will understand even if your ears don’t: a Chinese lion dance, a Tibetan yak dance, and folk dancing from the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, India, and Persia
- Services for furry family members: priests, nuns, and monks will perform animal blessings for good health, physical and mental well-being, and longer lives
- What else you’ll see: a Dragon Boat display, Japanese Taiko drummers, demonstrations of yoga and martial arts
- Closing ceremonies: a Tibetan Snow Lion dance, interfaith chanting, and a ritual known as the Sand Mandala Destruction for Universal Peace
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Feb 8, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting 1/24 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Ichimura Miami Japanese Garden. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects BodhiFest Miami's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open at 10AM. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.