Welcome to Fo Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist Center

Important Notice

No Friday Meditation Classes on Aug 31 and Sep 7


SEP & OCT OPENING HOURS 

MONDAY~ FRIDAY-CLOSED 

WEEKEND-10:00am ~ 3:00pm



9月&10月開放時間 

周一~周五-不開放

周六&周日-10:00am ~ 3:00pm 

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, Sep 15 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: Sunyata(Emptiness)

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. 

Sep & Oct Children's Art Class

We are very pleased to have Mr. Xi Wang , who is working for his Master degree at Fontbonne University, to offer an 8-week children’s art class for the FGS Sunday children's class.

TIME: September-October (10:00 am-11:45am on  every Sunday), with time for breaks and snacks.  First class 9/9. 

There  will be outdoor practice, weather permitting. Snacks and art supply  will be provided. Please register by Sep 2.  

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

Meals For A Million 食物包裝消除饑餓

Members of BLIA, St Louis and students from Wash U did a good turn on August 26.  As a support team to pack the food to feed the hungry, we successfully  boosted up 900,000 meal packs for families in St Louis community.  Thanks to the members who joined and the organizer of this event for us to create a better world.

 為了與社區連結並終結饑餓,國際佛光會聖路易協會參與社區的食物包裝慈善活動。在會長房明與理事關靈靈的召集下,三十餘名會員與華聖頓大學學生於八月二十六日至Family Arena體育館,參加聖路易「第二屆百萬份餐」活動。佛光人與兩千名義工,共同包裝能給五百四十萬人、近九十萬份通心粉餐點。 

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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3109 Smiley Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044, USA

(314) 209-8882

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