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Temple of Peace and Virtue

An De Fu Shen Gong

Registration Information

This event is open to anyone interested in Daoism or Daoist culture.

October 6-19. 2018

Registration Form

  • When: October 6 – 19, 2018
    • Leave USA: October 6, 2018;
    • Arrive Chengdu International Airport (CTU): October 7, 2018
    • Registration and rest: October 8
    • Ceremonies: October 9 – 18
    • Depart Chengdu for USA: October 19
Registration Fee
$450 US Dollars Double Accomodation
Due by September 1, 2018

Fax, email or mail the Registration form to:

Temple of Peace and Virtue
PO Box 1435
Palm Desert, CA 92261
Fax (800) 848-0649 or (760) 228-9474
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It is strongly recommended that you fax or email your application.
If you mail your registration form in, you MUST also email our office to notify our administrative staff that you have done so.

What is Covered:

  • Travel to and from Chengdu International airport (CTU) to Qing Cheng.
  • Hotel accommodations during the events
    • All accommodations are double. If you wish to room with someone specific please list their name on the application.
    • Single accomodations will require an additional $500 charge, for a total of $950 registration.
  • Food during both events
    • Vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.
  • A Teeshirt commerating the event

What is not covered:

  • International flights to Chengdu
  • Chinese VISA
  • Anything else not specifically outlined above

What you need to do:

  • Send us your Registration Form and payment by September 1, 2018
  • Purchase your international ticket to Chengdu.
    • Leave USA: October 6, 2018;
    • Arrive Chengdu International Airport (CTU): October 7, 2018
    • Recommended flights may be posted here at a later date, please check back.
  • Get a passport
    • SIGN your passport.  You will not be allowed to use it if you do not.
  • Get a Tourist visa to China (China now offers 10-year Visas for the same price as 1-year Visas for US Citizens.)
    • To get a VISA you will need copies of your Passport, proof of airline ticket, and hotel reservations.
    • Once we receive your Registration, we will send you hotel information to use for this purpose.
    • To get your VISA, take the following to a Chinese Consulate or send to an online service:
  • Send us your flight information as soon as you have booked tickets (Fax or email)
  • Send us a copy of the image page of your passport (Fax or email)


Sponsors will be arranging a limited number of shuttles from the airport to the hotel.  To simplify this process, attendees need to arrive and leave from Chengdu on the appointed days. 

  • Arrive Chengdu International Airport (CTU) on October 7th, 2018
    • If you are leaving from the US, this means leaving October 6th, 2018
  • Return flight to US departing Chengdu on October 19, 2018

Dr. Shannon will be taking the following flight:
Flying from San Francisco to Chengdu, SFO - CTU on UA9 departing Sunday, Oct 7 at 12:50 AM arriving Monday, Oct 8 at 5:55AM
Returning flight Oct 19 9:50AM from CTU - Arriving SFO 8:10am Oct 19
Because this flight leaves in the early morning, you must search for it on United Airline's website by entering a departure date of October 6th, NOT on October 7th.  This flight leaves later than we had previously recommended, but it is a direct flight.