Founder – Venerable Master Hsing Yun
Venerable Master Hsing Yun founded the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist order in Taiwan. His Dharma name, Hsing Yun, means “Star Cloud” whilst Fo Guang Shan means “Buddha’s Light Mountain”. He also founded Buddha’s Light International Association, BLIA, and has spent his life promoting Humanistic Buddhism.
FO GUANG SHAN, Chung Tian Temple
Registered Name: International Buddhist Association of Queensland
Chung Tian Temple, which means “Middle Heaven”, was constructed in 1992 using traditional Chinese Buddhist architecture and is situated between Brisbane and Logan, Queensland. Surrounded by nature, the Temple provides a peaceful and culturally beautiful venue for the community to celebrate their multicultural diversity and multi-faith harmony through Humanistic Buddhism.
Buddha’s Light International Association QLD (BLIAQ)
The Queensland Chapter of BLIA, Buddha’s Light International Association of Queensland (BLIAQ) was formally formed in 1992 as a non-profit organisation, with endeavours to serve the community by organising Multicultural and spiritual activities which help to enrich human mind; benefiting society through charitable programs; helping people whom suffers from varies forms of difficulties; taking a fair share of social responsibilities and aiming at the establishment of a Pure Land on earth.