Respecting Sutras: Proper Use, Terms, and Conditions


Q & A for Every Day. Insights: The Wisdom and Compassion of a Buddhist Master

Quotations of the Venerable Master Hua

Essay on Great Unity: Universal Propriety Brings Universal Harmony, Equality, and Justice

The Seven Kinds of Bowing

Chinese Lessons


The Confucian Analects

One with Virtue can Rule the World

Water Mirror Reflecting Heaven

Taking Responsibility for Who We Are and What We Do

In Memory of Elder Dharma Master Gwang Ching

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Precious Teachings & Lofty Spirit

In Memory of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

The Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Parinirvana photographs

Images & paintings of Venerable Master Hua

50th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Bringing the Dharma to the West

A Preview of the Commemorating Event for Venerable Master Hua's Fiftieth Anniversary of Propagating the Dharma in the West

Essay Contest Entries

Gathas spoken by the Venerable Master Hsu Yun

Song of the Skin Bag by the Venerable Master Hsu Yun

At the End of Life

Three Essentials of Those Close to Death

Venerable Master Set Foot in Korea

Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Dharma Protectors & Four Heavenly Kings

Special Events:

Luang Por Sumedho at CTTB 2014

Luang Por Piak and Abhayagiri Monks visit CTTB


Open Your Eyes, Take a Look at the World

Journals & Letters on a Bowing Pilgrimage


Dharma Realm Buddhist University and Sangha & Laity Training Programs

Opening Ceremony of Novice Trainee Program


IGDV Schools Founder

History of Instilling Goodness and Developing Virtue Schools

Students' Essays

IGDV Schools Photo Gallery

Buddhism for Kids website


Vow to be born in the Western Pure Land

Exhortation to Resolve Upon Bodhi

Bhikshu Deyun’s Method of Buddha Recitation

Records of the Pure Land

Enter the Lotus Land at Ease

A Lotus Flower Blossoms Under Each Step One Walks (Chinese & English)


Hall of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Patriarch Hall

Life-Lengthening Hall

Rebirth Hall

Speed Limit in CTTB

CTTB Signs

CTTB's Great Shurangama Mantra Bell photos

Panoramic Photos of CTTB

At the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

A Pictorial Tour of the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Some Historical Photographs of the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Articles, Talks, Poems, and Photographs on the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Working in CTTB

CTTB's 30th Anniversary Celebration

CTTB Grand Opening 30th Anniversary Photographs

Lay Bodhisattva Preceptees for 2009

Wonderful Enlightenment Mountain & CTTB

The Avatamsaka Sutra Translation at CTTB

Resolve and Evergreen Trees in CTTB

Spring at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Springtime in CTTB

Blossoming Trees in CTTB

Summer at the City of 10,000 Buddhas


CTTB's Mountain Gate

City of 10,000 Buddhas Lotuses

CTTB Lotuses

Autumn at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

CTTB Grapes

Winter at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

The Moon

Dusk and Night

Cherishing Life

Wildlife and Animals

Dew and dewdrops





Sunrise, sun rays, and morning scenes


Tower of Blessings

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance

Sharing Experiences about the 2006 Bowing Session

Talks given at the City of 10,000 Buddhas


Buddhism: A Brief Introduction

Introduction to Buddhism

Han Shan and She Te

Precepts for the Deceased: An Inconceivable Dharma Door

Buddhism and Science: Probing the Boundaries of Faith and Reason

Science and Spirituality

Tapping the Potential for Wisdom in Humankind

Looking at Hitech through the Lens of the Five Moral Precepts

The Inner Ecology: Buddhist Ethics & Practice

Buddhist Ideas for Attaining World Peace

The Transformation of Consciousness into Wisdom in the Chinese Consciousness-Only School

Responsible Living (Explorations in Applied Buddhist Ethics—Animals, Environment, GMOs, Digital Media)


Ten Thousand Ways to Care, Reducing Plastic Pollution

Offering of Pure Vegetarian Foods

Vegetarian Food

Diet for World Peace

The Manifesto of the Vegetarian Society

My Dear Sister

The Compassionate Deer-king

The Story of Liberating Two Burros

Environmental Issues: A Buddhist Perspective

A Buddhist Perspective on Animal Rights

Why Genetically Engineered Food Should Be Labeled

Meat Eating and Global Warming

How Buddhism Changed My Life!

Filial Paragons


Stories from, "The Love of Life"

Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Dharma Protectors, and the Four Heavenly King

The Reclining Buddha Statue at Gold Wheel Monastery

The Golden Radiance of the Buddhist Lecture Hall

Guan Yin Bodhisattva’s Blessing amidst a Blazing Fire


Earth Store Recitation

Gwan Yin Recitation

Amitabha Buddha Recitation

Winter Chan Meditation

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation


2014 Lay Bodhisattva Precepts Transmission photos


Honoring Elders Day

Cherishing Youth

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy 2008

Happy Chinese New Year 2008

Happy 2009

Happy Chinese New Year 2009

Happy 2010

Happy Chinese New Year 2010

Happy 2011

Happy 2012

Happy Chinese New Year 2012

Happy 2013

Happy Chinese New Year 2013

Lunar New Year Mantra Recitation 2013

Chinese New Year Celebration 2013

Happy 2014

Happy Chinese New Year 2014

Happy 2015

Happy 2016

Chinese New Year 2016

Happy 2017

Happy 2018

Happy 2019

Happy Chinese New Year 2022

Happy 2023

Happy Chinese New Year

Auspicious Spirit Mantra

Happy Chinese New Year 2023

Some Essay Contest Entries for 2012


International Institute of Philosophy and Ethics



Snow Mountain Monastery Gwan Yin Session 2014

Dharma Realm Guan Yin Monastery (Malaysia)



Vesak: The Tradition That Ties Three Traditions



A Drop of Rain


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