Fo Guang Shan St Louis Buddhist Center
Fo Guang Shan St Louis Buddhist Center
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    Important Notice

    No Friday Meditation Classes on July


    SUMMER OPENING HOURS 

    MONDAY-CLOSED 

    TUE~SAT-10:00am ~ 3:00pm

    SUN-9:00am~4:00pm 


    夏季開放時間 

    周一-放香(不開放)

    周二~周六-10:00am ~ 3:00pm 

    周日-9:00am~4:00pm 

    About Us

    Fo Guang Shan

    Fo Guang Shan Saint Louis Buddhist Center is one of over 200 branch temples of the Fo Guang Shan International Buddhist Order founded by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. 

    The order’s objectives are to promote Humanistic Buddhism which embraces all traditions and schools, and to bring forth faith, joy, hope, and service for all. We hope to establish a Pure Land on earth and integrate the Buddha’s teachings of kindness, compassion, joyfulness, and equanimity into our daily lives.  

    Consistent with the Order’s objectives, the Center was established in 1999 to serve as a spiritual and cultural center for anyone interested in learning about the diverse cultures of Buddhism and Chinese traditions. Activities and services have been conducted to uphold the four main principles of the Order:   

    1. To propagate the doctrine of the Buddha through cultural activities
    2. To nurture talents through education
    3. To benefit society through charitable programs
    4. To purify people’s minds through Dharma practice

    Events

    No upcoming events.

    Upcoming Events

    Sat, Aug 4 English Buddhism Class

    Give yourself an hour and a half of free timeto learn Buddhist reachings about overcoming the ups and downs in life. This class will be taught be Venerable Jue Huang. 


    TIME: 10:00am~11:30am          

    TOPIC OF THE MONTH: Non-Self part II

    WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
       10:00-10:30 AM guided meditation
       10:40-11:30 AM Buddhist class and discussion
    FEE: Free, but a donation of any amount is appreciated. 

    Sun, Aug 26 Meals For A Million Volunteer Opportunity

    The temple and BLIA, organization of FGS devotees, will be packing the food for the hungry at Meals For A Million event in the afternoon on Sunday, Aug 26.  

    We cordially invite you and your family to join us and take this opportunity to serve our community.  The exact time will be announced later.

    BLIA Charitable Fundraiser for Summer

    Buddha's Light Int'l Asso., the devotee organization of FGS, now are having their fundraising event for their annual charity plan.  

    BLIA collected about $US 4,000 donation last year and use them to support charitable activities and organization such as Signature Healthcare Foundation, Meals For the Millions, Walk to Feed the Hungry, Adapt-A-Family for  Queen of Peace Center.  

    We would like to ask your generosity to spread the words of compassion or real support in participating the fundraising act.

    What's New

    Go Veggie With Vege Plan A

    FGS and BLIA is now initiating a "drive" for those who practice vegetarianism. Even just once in your life time!  Click on the Vege Plan A and Endorse yourself to be part of us to stop starvation, global warming, environmental damage and animal abuse.  

    《蔬食A计划》 不仅仅是基于宗教、信仰或健康养生的理由, 而是一项攸关人类存亡的工程, 这里的"A",有三个意涵,

    一、最佳策略:蔬食是减缓地球暖化、解决粮食危机的最佳策略。

    二、Action:蔬食必须是具体行动不是口号。

    三、选择蔬食,就是支持五个具体的保护行动:1、反饥饿2、反全球暖化 3、反生态浩劫4、反环境破坏5、反虐待动物

    The Act of Dana (Giving) 寒冬送暖慈善活動

    The Buddha's  Light International Association St Louis Chapter, a lay organization of  FGS, adopted three families this winter.
    On Dec 18, the Venerables and  the BLIA rep delivered the goodies to Queen of Peace Center.   All items  were gift wrapped by the children who attended temple's Sunday School  on Dec 17.  Jeff, staff of Queen of Peace Center, received the gifts and  gave us a tour of the facilities.  
    國際佛光會聖路易協會舉行「寒冬送暖-認養家庭」慈善活動,由會員出資與捐贈物資予本地三家貧困家庭。12月17日由兒童班家長與孩童協力包裝所有物品,18日法師與幹部們親自載送至中途之家Queen  of Peace Center,轉贈予佛光會所認養之家庭。該機構職員Jeff代表接收,並帶領佛光人參觀該硬體設備與其提供之服務項目。

    SIUE Book Donation 南伊利諾大學典藏《佛教美術圖典》

    Fo  Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist Temple presented Lovejoy Library, SIUE  with a 20-volume set of Encyclopedias of Buddhist Arts on November 7.  
     Chancellor Randy Pembrook, Dean of College of Art and Science Dr. Greg  Budzban, Director of Planned Giving Jeff Brown, Lovejoy Library Fine  Arts Librarian Therese Zoski Dickman received the gift. 

    為促進東西方文化交流及豐富美國中西部大學之教學資源,佛光山聖路易禪淨中心十一月七日代表佛光山,至南伊利諾大學艾德華茲維爾分校(Southern  Illinois University Edwardsville ,簡稱SIUE)  捐贈《世界佛教美術圖說大辭典》,於該校Lovejoy圖書館舉行捐贈儀式。


    Meet the Venerables

    Venerable Jue Huang

    Language used: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese

    Venerable Rugong

    Language Used: Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Hakka, English, Malay

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    Fo Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist Center

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    3109 Smiley Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044, USA

    (314) 209-8882

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