Registrtion Name: International Buddhist Association of WA
Under the vision of Grand Master Hsing Yun to let “Buddha’s light illuminate the three thousand realms and Dharma water flow across the five continents”, the Fo Guang Shan Temple of WA is one of over 200 branch temples established around the world with the aim of spreading ‘Humanistic Buddhism’.
It is conveniently located close to the city centre of Perth and is easily accessible by public transport, with the Maylands train station just minutes away. Constructed within a period of 5 years (1993-1997) it was opened to the public in 1998.
Traditional in architecture but equipped with modern facilities, it is a place for Buddhist practice, learning, meeting people and sharing of knowledge. Buddhists and non-Buddhists from diverse backgrounds take advantage of its tranquillity and serenity, to use it as a place for refuge and contemplation.
The temple is well equipped with the requisite infrastructures, a modern monastery a fusion of the East and West. It consists of a large main shrine hall, conference room, calligraphy hall, library, five-contemplation hall (dining hall), meditation hall and classroom.
Fo Guang Shan Temple Western Australia is located at Guildford Road, Maylands, Perth, the capital city of W.A since 1994. The temple was constructed within a short period of 5 years (1994-1998). It has site area of 4,425 square meters. Due to the overwhelming support of local devotees and perseverance of the Fo Guang Shan’s monastic, in particular Ven.Yuan Dong and Ven.Yuan Chuan, the W.A. Temple is fortunate to be equipped with relatively complete facilities. In 1998, Fo Guang Shan Temple of W.A. was officially opened to general public.