Curriculum

Monastic practitioners will learn progressively to become Buddhist scholars with extensive knowledge in the Three Receptacles – Sutra, the word of Buddha, Vinaya, the rules and regulations of monastic life, Abhidharma, interpretation of Buddhist doctrine. To achieve this goal we develop leading edge curriculum in Buddhist education. These scholars with in-depth hands-on experience will in turn teach and guide other students to become international Buddhist practitioners who are fluent in multiple languages.

Culture

Calligraphy, arts, sculpture, Buddhist praises and musical instruments.

Sophisticated decoration made with flour and butter.
Sophisticated decoration made with flour and butter.
Preparing large-size artwork.
Preparing large-size artwork.
Playing ritual instruments.
Playing ritual instruments.

Buddhism

Nanshan Discipline, The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, Collected Topics (of Prime Recognition), Buddhist Logic, Science of Mind, The Treatise of the Ornament of Realization, The Treatise of the Middle Way, The Perfection of Transcendent Wisdom, Lotus Sutra, and Buddhist Etiquette and Manners.

Venerable Xuanzang, a Buddhist monk who made a seventeen-year overland journey to India and brought back Buddhist teaching to China in the early Tang Dynasty.
Venerable Xuanzang, a Buddhist monk who made a seventeen-year overland journey to India and brought back Buddhist teaching to China in the early Tang Dynasty.
Venerable Daoxuan, master of Buddhist precept and the author of significant Buddhist literatures including NanShan Discipline.
Venerable Daoxuan, master of Buddhist precept and the author of significant Buddhist literatures including NanShan Discipline.
Venerable Hongyi, a Buddhist monk who made significant contributions in Buddhist art. In his early life he was a master painter, musician, dramatist, calligrapher, seal cutter, poet and art teacher.
Venerable Hongyi, a Buddhist monk who made significant contributions in Buddhist art. In his early life he was a master painter, musician, dramatist, calligrapher, seal cutter, poet and art teacher.
Canonical literature and textbooks in multiple languages.
Canonical literature and textbooks in multiple languages.

Languages

Chinese learning, classical Chinese learning, English learning, etc.

Reading textbook in foreign language.
Reading textbook in foreign language.

Life Skills

Cooking, gardening, woodworking, computer, operation of audiovisual equipment.

Making Chinese dumplings.
Making Chinese dumplings.
Learning how to mend clothes with a sewing machine.
Learning how to mend clothes with a sewing machine.