London Fo Guang Shan Temple, established in 1992, is one of over 200 worldwide branches of Fo Guang Shan Monastery founded by Ven. Master Hsing Yun. The Temple propagates the Dharma of Humanistic Buddhism advocated by Ven. Master Hsing Yun, which places strong emphasis in applying core Buddhist insights to modern living, by bringing it into all aspects of our daily lives, families and nation.
“Cross-Strait peace must be built over the foundation of the Five Harmonies; Spiritual abundance comes from practicing the Three Acts of Goodness and Four Givings; and Humanistic Buddhism can contribute to the betterment of society and nation.” – Ven. Master Hsing Yun
Venerable Master Hsing Yun, the founder of Fo Guang Shan, advocates to promote the principles of Humanistic Buddhism in bringing harmony and peace among all the living being around the world.
He reminds people that to transform our world, we must cultivate ourselves and others. Fo Guang Shan utilises a variety of means to propagate the Dharma throughout all aspects of human life, which involves providing educational opportunities, sponsoring cultural events, engaging in community services and teaching the Buddhist path of wisdom and compassion.
The 4 core objectives of Fo Guang Shan:
To propagate Buddhist teachings through cultural activities
To nurture talents through education
To benefit societies through charitable programs
To purify human hearts and minds through Buddhist practices