Founder – Venerable Master Hsing Yun

Founder – Venerable Master Hsing Yun

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Venerable Master Hsing Yun is the founder of the Foguanshan Buddhist order (originated in Taiwan). His Dharma name, Hsing Yun, means ‘star cloud’ whilst Foguangshan means “Buddha’s Light Mountain”. After enduring poverty and oppression during World War II , he devoted his life to revitalizing Buddhism so that it belongs to the people – not just reclusive monastic orders.

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