Abbot Venerable Dhammapida (Fa Yao) was born in Taiwan and grew up in Malaysia. In 1987, he received his full-ordination as a Bhikkhu monk in Sri Lanka under Ven. Prof. Dhammajoti. He received his degree in Buddhist Studies, Buddhist and Pali University and his master degree in Buddhist Philosophy at Kelaniya University in Sri Lanka respectively.
In 2005, he successfully hold a Ph.D.degree at the department of Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Bristol, U.K. His special preferences are in Abhidhamma and meditation practices, and often stress the importance of the meditation in society. He speaks Chinese, Cantonese, Hakka, English, etc., and reads many languages for his persuasion of academic like Sanskrit, Pali, Japanese, French, German, etc.
Ven. Yinxu entered the Buddhist Monastic Order at White Horse Temple, Luoyang, Henan, China in 1994. He got his full ordination at Wuzu (Fifth Patriach) Temple, Huangmei, Hubei, China in 1995. Ven. Yinxu had studied meditation at Nanputuo Temple at Xiamen, Fujian, China before attended Jiechuang Buddhist Educational Institution. Since then, he had been the Prior of Dinghui Temple, Suzhou. He was in charge of constructing Sanfeng Temple at Sanshandao, Suzhou in 2004.
Opening Date & Time:
4/1 ~ 1/1, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Closed in winter from January to March).
Great Buddha Hall, Kuan Yin Hall, Dining Hall, Gift Shop, Thousand Lotus Terrace, Seven Jewel Lakes, and Garden.
Woo Ju Memorial Library (Saturday 1-5 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm)