2023 Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple
Youth Short-term Monastic Retreat

◎Date: July 12 (Check-in WED 12:00pm)~ July 16 (Check-out SUN 4:00pm) (5 days total)

◎Location: Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple, Harmony Hall


1. Males with a willingness to learn and an appreciation of Buddhism, in good physical and mental shape.
2. Between 4th to 8th grade (Ages 10 to 14)
3. With basic English Language ability
4. Please wear mask at all times during the retreat
5. Capacity: 40 participants

◎To Apply:

1. Please ①fill-out Online Application Form at:www.hsilai.org
2. Other required documents:
②Guardian Waiver and Release of Liability Form
③Body Measurement Form
④Autobiography of 200+ words
⑤Recent 2” Photo
⑥Copy of valid Medical Insurance Card (both sides)
3. E-mail or mail-in ALL above required documents.
4. Deadline: June 5, 2023


1. Teaching materials: $120 (check payable to: I.B.P.S.)
2. Cultivation uniform, food, lodging: $200 (provided by the temple)

◎Interview: Saturday, June 10 or Sunday, June 11 (9:00 am~12:00 pm)

1. The interviewee must be accompanied by his guardian.
2. For applicants outside of the Greater Los Angeles area, please contact your local FGS branch temple to arrange for an interview.


1. Address: 3456 Glenmark Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
2. Attn: Youth Monastic Retreat
3. Tel: (626) 923-5120
4. Web: www.hsilai.org
5. E-mail: program@ibps.org