Important Notice

Announcement on Upcoming Events

 In response to the outbreak of Covid-19 and to ensure the protection of everyone’s health, the temple is closed until further notice and changes made as follows. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your understanding and kind cooperation. If there’s any need of service to you that we can help, kindly email or call us.


•  All Sundays Dharma services , Friday Meditation Class and Buddhism Classes will be streamed live.  

• Sunday Children's Class, Choir and other activities are suspended until further notice.  


Kindly check our website and check your email for updates.  Let us continue to pray for this outbreak to end soon.

公告

· 因新冠病毒疫情瞬息萬變,不容樂觀,聖路易佛光山配合聖路易郡政令,自即日起暫不開放。不便之處,敬請見諒。此期間若諸善信大德有需要協助或洽詢之事宜,歡迎致電或電郵聯繫。

· 周日共修、周五禪修班、佛學班將移至線上舉行。佛光兒童班、合唱團等活動取消,直到進一步通知。

· 暫時的隔離,我們可以當作閉關,自我反省。一時的不便,我們可以靜心正念,自我潛修。祈求眾人自課修持後,回向疫情趨緩,大眾平安吉祥。

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

Upcoming Events

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Live Streaming Sunday Services

Fo Guang Shan St Louis Buddhist Center has decided to do both English and Chinese Chanting Service every Sunday.  All Services will be streamed live on Facebook and Youtube. 

Please join us online. 


Chinese Service: 10:00~10:50am

English Service: 11:00~11:50am 

(There will be NO English Service on Apr 5th)

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Friday Meditation Pracitce

  • TIME: 10:00am~11:30am
  • There will be two silent sitting meditation sessions, walking meditation and a short Dharma talk.  The first sitting session will be guided by Venerable Jue Huang.
  • Due to  emerging CoronaVirus situation in our local area, classes will be conducted online only.
  • Dress Code: Wear Loose Clothing, a pair of socks
  • Fee: Free, but a donation of any amount is appreciated.  Donation may be made with Paypal Giving Fund.
     

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Dharma With Streaming: Knowing the Buddha

  • TIME: Saturdays, 7:30~8:30pm (EST)
  • This open to public talk invites Venerable Jue Qian, director of FGS, Boston, discussing about What is Buddhism, What is Dharma, Can Buddhism Help Us In Our Daily Life, Etc.
  • This is an online talk streamed through Youtube.  Please click the bottom below to redirect to Youtube.
     

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Sat, Apr 4 English Buddhism Class

  • Give yourself an hour and a half of free time to learn Buddhist reachings about overcoming the ups and downs in life. This class will be taught by Venerable Jue Huang.  
  • TIME: 10:00am~11:30am 
  • TOPIC OF THE MONTH: Thus As I Heard, based on Buddha-Dharma: Pure and Simple, by Ven. Master Hsing Yun
  • 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 appreciate
     

What's New

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BLIA Donate Ventilator to Hospital in Wuhan

As a support group to "St Louis For Wuhan" campaign, BLIA, St Louis Chapter has successfully fundraised US$ 4,500 to donate ventilator to hospital in Wuhan.  The health care system of the city is facing a challenging condition after the outbreak of COVID-19. The campaign focus on delivering ventilator to hospitals in Wuhan to help the patients in treatment.  Wuhan, China is a sister city to St. Louis.

 為響應聖路易華人社團對新冠肺炎「聖路易支援武漢倡議」救助行動,國際佛光會聖路易佛光人參與捐贈呼吸機行列,23日由協會會長房明、中區分會會長劉愛蓮與覺皇法師代表,至現代中文學校做捐贈儀式。 

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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

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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。 

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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

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Venerable Jue Huang

Venerable Jue Huang

Venerable Jue Huang

Language used: English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese

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Venerable Rugong

Venerable Jue Huang

Venerable Jue Huang

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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