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Online Saturday Dharma Class

As we continue to stay safe with online class while awaits for the COVID-19 pandemic to end, “Meditative Wisdom…

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Thank Buddha It’s Friday ONLINE

Thank Buddha It’s Friday (TBIF) Title: Understanding Dementia: Risk Assessment and Prevention Guest Speaker: Dr. Yuan-Han Yang, MD,MS, PhD Date:…

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Yoga for Wellness (Online)

A new year a new start! Our online Yoga for Wellness will start on Jan. 6th 2021 as we…

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Fo Guang Shan English Dharma Service

Fo Guang Shan has started the online channel for English Dharma service with Dharma talks since the COVID-19 outbreak….

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Hsi Fang Temple Announcement
We continue to connect with Hsi Lai Temple's YouTube channel www.youtube.com/hsilaitemple/live for the below services. Nov 2020 program

About US

Buddhism is part of our life…

Hsi Fang Temple (a.k.a. San Diego Buddhist Association) is a Buddhist Temple founded in 1989, with our headquarter, Fo Guang Shan, is based in Koahsiung, Southern Taiwan.

We are from the Chinese Mahayana Tradition, 49th generation of Linji lineage (one of the Chan Meditation Schools).

Our mission is serving and sharing the Buddha’s Teachings through community services, education, philanthropy and group cultivations.

We emphasize in the daily applications of the Dharma, also known as Humanistic Buddhism.

We sponsor events like meditation retreats, Buddhist lectures, educational programs and young adults programs.

We donate Buddhism books to local universities and libraries, visiting children and senior homes.

The temple also provides a bridge of cultural exchange between the East and the West.

We are here to serve and help

Hsi Fang Temple serves the communities in many various ways, from education, arts & cultural activities, community services, philanthophy, retreats, prayer services, to people of all walks of lives, from baby to seniors.

Our Venerables

Ven. Yung Ling

Venerable Yung Ling joined the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order at the age of 20 years old. She graduated from Fo…

Ven. Miao Zang

Venerable Miaozang is currently the Superintendent of Hsi Fang Temple and the President of San Diego Buddhist Association. She started her…

Ven. Zhi Ji

Venerable Zhi Ji is one of the members at Hsi Fang Temple. She is currently the Secretary of San Diego Buddhist…

Latest News

20Mar

American Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross is having the Blood Drive at Hsi Fang Temple as it is really in need of all possible blood donors to…

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02Mar

Fo Guang Shan English Dharma Service

Fo Guang Shan has started the online channel for English Dharma service with Dharma talks since the COVID-19 outbreak. Please see the below schedule:…

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02Mar

Fo Guang Hub

Through the collaboration of all North America Monastics, we have established Fo Guang HuB (FGS North America Humanistic Buddhism Course), which offers various Buddhism classes to everyone….

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18Jan

Meditative Wisdom and E.Q.

Meditative Wisdom and E.Q. – As we continue to stay safe with online class while awaits for the COVID-19 pandemic to end, “Meditative Wisdom…

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28Mar

Thank Buddha it’s Friday

Thank Buddha It’s Friday (TBIF) Title: Understanding Dementia: Risk Assessment and Prevention Guest Speaker: Dr. Yuan-Han Yang, MD,MS, PhD Date: 4/23/2021 Time: 7:00-8:00pm (PDT)…

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13Feb

Yoga for Wellness (Online)

A new year a new start! Our online Yoga for Wellness will start on Jan. 6th 2021 as we continue our yoga practices online…

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