All Are Welcome

Fo Guang Shan Saint Louis Buddhist Center  is a Mahayana Chinese Buddhism monastic order.  Through a Humanistic Buddhist orientation, we work to unite all Buddhist schools and sects

Visiting 101


Suggested Time To Visit

Observing Buddhist Tradition:

Sunday Service 10:00am - 12:00pm

Languages Used: 

English for last Sunday of the month, 

Mandarin Chinese for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays of the month

For Group Tour & interview:

Please call or email us for more information



Before you visit, please be aware of the following guidelines:  

  1. Smoking is prohibited throughout the temple grounds.  
  2. Photos and video recordings are not permitted during services and activities. No commercial photography is allowed.    
  3. DO NOT bring meat of any kind or alcohol onto the temple premises. 
  4. Please show respect to the Temple and dress appropriately: no sleeveless shirts/ blouses, tank tops, shorts or short skirts. 
  5. Please prepare to remove your shoes upon entering the Main Shrine.


What to see?

Main Shrine

  • Seated Buddha
  • Dharma Instruments
  • Calligraphy on the wall
  • Memorial Hall
  • How people pay respect to Buddha



Contact Us

Fo Guang Shan St. Louis Buddhist Center


3109 Smiley Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044, us

(314) 209-8882


Open today

10:00 am – 03:00 pm

Please call before visit! Monastics may be out for services.

Drop us a line!