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Annual Toy Drive

Accompanied by BLIA Los Angeles Subchapter Vice President Mr. and Mrs. Alex Wu, Venerable Directors ...

  December 23, 2015

Clothing for the Homeless

After two full weeks of industrious effort, the annual “Winter Love Joy – Clothing Drive” hosted by BLIA ...

  December 18, 2015


A Community Vigil Against Violence

In memorial to the 14 county employees of San Bernardino who lost their lives ...

  December 10, 2015

BLIA Conference

On December 5, 2015, Hsi Lai Temple conducted "The 21st International Buddha's Light International Association ...

  December 5, 2015


Fo Guang Dictionary translation

On December 3, the monastic staff of Hsi Lai Temple's Outreach Department ...

  December 3, 2015

Giving appreciation in Thanksgiving Service

Celebrating Thanksgiving with blessing and appreciation has been a tradition ...

  November 23, 2015


Fundraising for Kids

Buddha’s Light Hsi Lai School chose the very American holiday of Thanksgiving week to hold their annual fundraiser...

  November 22, 2015

Winter Love Joy Scholarships

The 2015 Winter Love Joy Scholarship program was held on November 21 this year ...

  November 21, 2015


Appreciation During Thanksgiving

During Thanksgiving week, Hsi Lai Temple wanted to show their appreciation for the...

  November 19, 2015

Serving and Housing for the Homeless

Over 20 members from the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue had a very special and meaningful...

  November 13, 2015


Annual Food Drive

The annual Food Drive, organized by Lotus SoCal, collected 15 huge boxes of food including rice...

  November 10, 2015

Guibord Center Council Meeting

Rev. Dr. Gwynne Guibord founded the Guibord Center four years ago in ordern ...

  November 4, 2015


Invitation to “Awakening to the Environment” Concert

Outreach Department, Venerable Director Man Kuang and Ven. Man Jing attended ...

  November 1, 2015

Halloween party at Hsi Lai Temple

On 10/24 with the holiday season around the corner, BLIA’s Youth and Young...

  October 23, 2015


Multicultural event: Mass for all religions

Loyola High School, a 150 year old Jesuit preparatory school for young men ...

  October 23, 2015

Buddhist Catholic Dialogue

The recent monthly meeting of the Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue was held at Bishop Conaty Loretto High School...

  October 23, 2015

APPLE DAY!

Lotus SoCal had their first annual Apple Picking Outing, a fun and relaxing adventure with great friends and families...

  October 17, 2015

Hope and Peace

On October 15, Venerable Director Man Kuang attended the AIAG (Arcadia Interfaith Action Group) ...

  October 15, 2015

Dharma Sounds in the World

Hsi Lai Temple and BLIA Rowland Heights Subchapter held the Buddha’s Light Choir’s annual concert on October 11...

  October 11, 2015

Loyola Marymount University

On the afternoon of October 6, Venerable Director Man Kuang and Ven. Man Ching attended the installment ceremony ...

  October 6, 2015

Buddha’s Light Education

In order to provide the greatest resources and educational quality for the five universities founded by Venerable Master...

  October 5, 2015

Hear Me Out

On Oct. 4 Hsi Lai Temple invited Buddha's Light International World Headquarters Financial Officer Jim Chen; the US ...

  October 4, 2015

300 Youths in Hacienda Heights with New Shoes

At 9:30 a.m. at Hsi Lai Temple's booth, Venerable Man Kuang, director of the Hsi Lai...

  October 3, 2015

The Way of Chan Meditation

On the evening of Tuesday, September 22nd, many were in attendance for a real treat as Most Venerable Hsin Ting...

  September 22, 2015

Arcadia Interfaith Action Group Meeting

Director of the Hsi Lai Outreach Department, Ven. Man Kuang, along with Ven. Man Jing...

  September 17, 2015

Enduring Service & Education

To give parents peace of mind while attending Sunday services at the temple, long-term ...

  September 13, 2015

The visit of Dave Cowardin

Abbot Ven. Hui Dong, Ven. Man Kuang, Ven. Man Jing and Dave Morley, a Lotus SoCal committee member, went ...

  September 7, 2015

Scouts at the Park

Fifteen members of the Hsi Lai Boy and Cub Scouts met at Stimson Park for Personal Fitness training...

  September 6, 2015

Fall Semester of Buddhist Classes Begins

The Fall Semester of the Buddhist Studies classes began this Sunday ...

  September 6, 2015

3-Day Mindfulness Workshop

To provide an opportunity for many to momentarily relieve themselves of the stresses of daily life, beginning ...

  August 31, 2015

Yummy Cultural Gathering

Led by Ms. Chang Wen, 31 students aged from sixteen to twenty-four of Fo Kuang Open University in Taiwan came ...

  August 15, 2015

Post Vatican Dialogue Gathering

To maintain the cohesive strength of Buddhism, attendees of the “Buddhist and Catholic...

  August 13, 2015

2015 Sound of Human World Karaoke Contest

On August 9, Hsi Lai Temple hosted the 「2015 Sound of Human World ...

  August 9, 2015

Taipei Special Olympics Team visits Hsi Lai Temple

The group of 24 members consisting of the athletes and their family members ...

  August 1, 2015

Venerable Han Tae Sik visited Hsi Lai Temple

Venerable Han Tae Sik, the President of Dongguk University in Seoul...

  July 30, 2015

Three-good Children's Summer Camp

The summer camp programs, in addition to enhancing students' reading and writing skills...

  July 30, 2015

A Sharing-Learning Visit to Indonesian Buddhist Organization

On July 26, Venerable Miaowei and 8 students from the ...

  July 26, 2015

News Writing & Photography Forum Completion Ceremony

After 2 days' "Fo Guang Shan News Writing and Photography Forum" conducted ...

  July 21, 2015

The visit of Bishop & Archbishop

Venerable Dr. Jong Mae Park led his friends, Archbishop from ...

  July 5, 2015

Work as Practice I – Prepare for July 4th Parade

students from 6-week Monastic Life Retreat are preparing for the July 4th parade ...

  July 1, 2015

Cleanup and Save the Bay

50 volunteers from BLIA members, teacher assistants in Hsi Lai School summer program and students in 6-week...

  June 28, 2015

Interfaith Dialogue

Organized by Guibord Center, on June 27, 2015, around 80 people from different spiritual faiths participated in...

  June 27, 2015


A Warm Memorial Service

Our devoted volunteer, Mr. Don Bryan, passed away on June 6, 2015 at the age of 78. A Memorial Service ...

  June 26, 2015

Music & Art Festival

On June 20, 2015, nearly 100 musicians and artists gathered in the courtyard of Hsi Lai Temple in front ...

  June 20, 2015


Larry Ward's Lecture

Larry’s perspective on why Humanistic Buddhism is so beneficial to the protection of environment. In his study of ...

  June 7, 2015

Bathing the Buddha

To celebrate the 2559th Buddha’s Birthday, Hsi Lai temple held the Taking Refuge and Five Precepts ceremony...

  May 24, 2015


The 4th Annual BBEP

The 4th Annual Buddha’s Birthday Education Project began its first exhibition of the year at Whittier Narrows ...

  May 23, 2015

Visiting Tom

On 5/21, Venerable Man Kuang and Man Jing accompanied by Ms. Ching Chausse, ex-president of BLIA...

  May 21, 2015


15 Thai monks visited H.L.T.

Fifteen Thai monks from various monasteries came to visit Hsi Lai Temple on the afternoon of May 15; their bright ...

  May 15, 2015

White House—U.S. Buddhist Leadership Conference

One hundred thirty Buddhist, monks, nuns, laymen and laywomen...

  May 14, 2015


National Day of Prayer

To hold the National Day of Prayer on the first Thursday of May has been practiced since 1988. It is a chance for ...

  May 7, 2015

Hsi Lai Dharma School for Kids

Hsi Lai Dharma School for Kids on Sunday has been up and running several weeks...

  April 30, 2015


Prayed for Earthquake Victims

After the massive earthquake disaster in Nepal, a group of 25 Nepalese paid their first...

  April 26, 2015

S. California BBP Meeting

A number of Buddhist associations from Southern California gathered at Hsi Lai Temple on April 8th ...

  April 8, 2015


F.G.S. Donates Encyclopedia

Fo Guang Shan donated the Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts to the Starr East Asian Library at UC Berkeley on April 8...

  April 8, 2015

Students at an assembly line in complete silence

After surviving the hustle and bustle of the weekdays, twelve brave souls have embraced...

  April 5, 2015


Spring Camp

2015 Hsi Lai Temple Spring Camp utilized clay as the main theme of this year. Nineteen students learned ...

  April 3, 2015

Eight Precepts Retreat

In order to provide a chance for devotees to practice self-cultivation and observe the eight precepts ...

  March 28, 2015


Three Days in the Temple for UWest Students

are in the General Study class and under the encouragement of Ven. Haimin Seuim...

  March 25, 2015

Children Artworks Exhibition

FGS Hsi Lai Temple held the “Three Acts of Goodness” Children’s Artwork Exhibition on March 15th at Hacienda...

  March 15, 2015


Calligraphy Scrolls

Mr. Hsu Zeng-chien, a seventy-year-old Buddhist calligrapher, sent two scrolls of his calligraphy as an offering ...

  February 22, 2015

Nearly Twenty Thousand, Visited Hsi Lai Temple

On the third day of the lunar New Year, there was nearly twenty thousand visitors ...

  February 21, 2015


Chinese Lunar New Year

On February 19th, the oversea Asians gather at temple to experience Chinese Lunar New Year celebration...

  February 19, 2015

Bishop Montgomery High

70 Bishop Montgomery High School students had a tour to Hsi Lai Temple. Ms. St. James Bernadette ...

  February 17, 2015

Temple Tour for Cyclists

Among the 22 tour groups coming to our temple in February (which includes 5 Middle Schools...

  February 16, 2015

Guibord Center

Dr. Gwynne Guibord, Founder and President of the Guibord Center, invited Ven. Miao Hsi, Man Jing, Miao Wei ...

  February 12, 2015


Whittier College Meditation

Professor Paul Kjellberg invited Venerable Man Jing to teach the Meditation Class for one semester till May...

  February 10, 2015

Buddhist-Catholic Dialogu

The recent Buddhist-Catholic Dialogue was held at the Los Angeles City Hall on January 21st with 25 representatives...

  January 21, 2015


Food to the homeless people

Outreach Director of Hsi Lai Temple, Venerable Man Kuang, and Ven. Ru Song Led more than 80...

  January 17, 2015

Radiant Neighborhood

The annual Neighborhood Celebration was held in Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple on January 10, 2015...

  January 10, 2015


Prayer for World Peace Ceremony

The 20th annual "Prayer for World Peace Ceremony" was held in the morning...

  January 17, 2015