No Friday Meditation Classes on July
SUMMER OPENING HOURS
TUE~SAT－10:00am ~ 3:00pm
周二~周六－10:00am ~ 3:00pm
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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，
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。
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。
Chinese Culture Days at Missouri Botanical Garden. 2018.04.21 & 22
Language used: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese
Language Used: Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Hakka, English, Malay
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