Fo Guang Shan Temple NC


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International Buddhist Progress Society, North Carolina Temple (Fo Guang Shan)

Fo Guang Shan Temple, North Carolina

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Fo Guang Shan Temple, North Carolina is an American branch of the Chinese Buddhist order, Fo Guang Shan (Buddha's Light Mountain). We seek to end suffering for all sentient beings with the practice of Humanistic Buddhism. We achieve this goal through education, charity, cultural programs and Dharma propagation. Cultivating kindness, compassion, and wisdom, we reach out to ourselves, our community and society at large.

Objectives of Fo Guang Shan
To propagate Buddhist teachings through cultural activities
To foster talent through education
To benefit society through charitable programs
To purify human hearts and minds through Buddhist practice


Guests are Alway Welcomed at Fo Guang Shan Temple, NC

The temple is open to the public from 10:00AM to 5:00PM on Tuesdays through Sundays. You are welcomed to visit during these hours. Please feel free to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in advance of your visit. Sunday services are held regularly from 10:00AM to 12:00PM. After the service, please stay for a vegetarian lunch. There is no cost for the meal, but donations are welcomed in support of this offering.

Spreading the Dharma

Venerable Master Hsing Yun proclaims, "In order to accomplish the common goal of attaining the path of enlightenment together, we, as devout members of BLIA, shall diligently propagate the Dharma to benefit others. Only through the complete understanding of Buddhism and its values will the awareness of human suffering be realized. Eventually, society will experience the blessedness of true cultivation. Only through the virtues of compassion and wisdom, and the willingness to help others will the multitude and ourselves be blessed with ultimate happiness."

If you would like to bring a group to the Temple or have a representative from the Temple speak to your group, you are free to contact us.


Last Updated on Saturday, 28 June 2014 14:41

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