2023 Hsi Lai Buddhist Retreat

Pause. Think. Start Anew.

The Hsi Lai Buddhist Retreat is an opportunity to immerse yourself in 2 weeks of authentic Chinese Buddhist monastic life. At the monastery, participants will see the world from a new perspective and have the opportunity to develop greater happiness and well-being which can be shared with all the lives they touch in the future.

Retreatants will learn and practice the various aspects of Humanistic Buddhism and develop one’s inner potential and establish good interpersonal relations. Classes will cover Buddhist Practices, Core Teachings of Buddhism and Buddhist Art and Music, and practicum includes Buddhist Etiquette, Meditation, Calligraphy, Communal Chores and more.

Retreat Details:

  • ◎  ** Applications cut-off date is May 15th 2023 **
  • ◎  Date: June 18 – July 2, 2023
  • ◎  Ages:  16-45
  • ◎  Location: FGS Hsi Lai Temple, 3456 Glenmark Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
  • ◎  **All applicants will be interviewed before acceptance into the retreat
  • ◎  **Further details will be sent out to successful applicants
  • ◎  Should you have any questions, please contact the retreat admin team via email at outreach@ibps.org