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Founder

A. Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Commentaries on Sutras

B. Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Dharma Talks

C. Questions & Answers

1. The 18 Great Vows of the Venerable Master Hua

2. A Year-by-Year Record of the Life of Venerable Master Hua

3. A Year-by-Year Record of the Life of Venerable Master Hua and the Activities of Dharma Realm Buddhist Association

4. A Few Scenes of the Master Teaching in the West

5. Transformation of a Bodhisattva, Footsteps of an Ascetic Monk.

6. Dedicating His Life to Propagating the Buddhadharma: The Translation of the
Buddhist Canon

7. White Universe

8. The Master's Principles: Freezing to Death, we do not scheme...

9. The Master's Unprecedented Matching Couplets Class

10. Chinese Lessons

11. Biographical Sketch of the Venerable Master Hua

12. A Recollection of my Causes and Conditions with the Venerable Yun

13. Events in the Life of the Venerable Master Hua

14. An Excerpt from the Venerable Master's Final Instructions

15. In Memory of the Venerable Master Hua

16. The Venerable Master Hua's Parinirvana photographs

14th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Entering Nirvana photographs

16th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Nirvana photographs

17th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Nirvana photographs

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

17. Images & paintings of Venerable Master Hua

18. Photographs of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

19. Venerable Master Hua's Sharira-Slideshow

20. Venerable Master Hua's Photos-Slideshow

21. Back to the Source (an interview)

Buddhadharma

Sutra Texts:

The Flower Adornment Sutra

The Dharma Lotus Flower Sutra

The Shurangama Sutra

The Amitabha Sutra

The Earth Store Sutra

The Filial Piety Sutra

The Heart Sutra

The Hundred Parables Sutra

The Medicine Master Sutra

The Buddha Speaks the Ullambana Sutra

The Sutra in Forty-Two Sections

The Vajra Sutra

The Cause and Effect Sutra

Sutra on the Buddha's Bequeathed Teaching

The Buddha Speaks the Ultimate Extinction of the Dharma Sutra

Sutra of the Buddha Speaks of Changes to Come

Sutras with Commentaries:

The Flower Adornment Sutra

Flower Adornment Sutra Preface

Flower Adornment Sutra Prologue

The Dharma Lotus Flower Sutra

The Shurangama Sutra

The Amitabha Sutra

The Earth Store Sutra

The Heart Sutra

The Sixth Patriarch Sutra

Song of Enlightenment

The Sutra in Forty-Two Sections

Shastras:

The Shastra on the Door to Understanding the 100 Dharmas
(Text and Explanation)

Verses Delineating the Eight Consciousnesses

Sanskrit:

Sanskrit Lessons on The Buddha Speaks the Amitabha Sutra

Dharma Talks:

Let Us Emulate the Buddha’s Indomitable Spirit

Chan: The Essence of All Buddhas

Chan Dharma Talks

The Chan Handbook

Using Electrotherapy to Clean the Air

Listen to Yourself: Think Everything Over (Volume 1 & 2)

White Universe

The Door of Mindfulness of the Buddha

Pure Land Dharma Talks

Guanyin, Guanyin, Guanshryin

The Land of Ultimate Bliss Is Right Before Our Eyes

A Sure Sign of the Proper Dharma

Vast and Proper Energy

Verse on Proper Energy

The Tremendous Energy of Righteousness

Energies for Peace

The Shurangama Mantra: The Efficacious Language of Heaven and Earth

The Shurangama Sutra is the Essence of all Sutras

The 10 Dharma Realms are not Beyond a Single Thought

The Story of the Venerable Master Hsu Yun's Enlightenment

Dharma Master Hsuan Tsang

For Hundreds of Thousands of years, the Stew in the Pot has Bolied up a Resentment very Hard to Level

The Horror of Taking Lives and Eating Meat

The Mother of All Buddhas: The Flower Adornment Sutra

Zero: The Great Bright Store of Your Own Nature

Zero: The Great Bright Store of Your Own Nature

The Professor Requests a Lecture From the Monk in the Grave

Why did the Buddha Enter Nirvana?

Our Hearts Cannot Be Unhappy for a Single Day

Talks on Dharma

When the Foundation is Established, the Way Comes Forth

Planting the Seeds of Buddhism and Cultivating Good Roots

Doing It Just Right is the Middle Way

The Ultimate Meaning of the Middle Way

The Buddhadharma Is in Practice, Not in Talking

Don’t Wait Till You’re Thirsty to Dig a Well

If You Wish to Become a Buddha, First Learn to be a Good Person

The Strength of Patience

The Lotus Flower

Taking Refuge with the Triple Jewel

Transmission of Precepts for the Deceased: A Dharma Assembly Hard to Meet in a Thousand Years

Living Beings are Boundless; I Vow to Save Them All

To study Buddhism, we must cultivate Precepts, Samadhi, and Wisdom

Audio:

Audio site on the Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua's Talks, Lectures, and Recitation (English)

Audio files of the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Talks (Chinese)

"Windows Media Player" or "Quick Time" will play the following Dharma Talks, Recitation, Chanting, and Songs:

Dharma Talks by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua (Chinese with English translation):

History of Making Images (9.75 MB)

An Exhortation to Make Images (2.94 MB)

The Benefits of Making Buddha Images (9.88 MB)

Materials for Images (1.43 MB)

Bowing as an Offering (6.34 MB)

Venerable Mahakasyapa (9.87 MB)

Master Ji Gung (4.86 MB)

Master Kang Seng Hwei (19.3 MB)

Offense of Shedding the Buddha's Blood (2.77 MB)

Bowing to Show Respect (13.3 MB)

Recitation:

Evening Recitation (English) 5.3 MB

Recitation of Namo Guanshryin Bodhisattva (583 kb)

English Songs:

Amitabha Praise (2.27 MB)

Gwan Yin Praise (3.22 MB)

Earth Store Bodhisattva Praise (6.81 MB)

Study Buddhism (6.63 MB)

American Buddhist Songs from the album on Awakening:

Way Out West (3.15 MB)

One Vehicle (5.57 MB)

Turn the Light Around (3.07 MB)

Great is the Joy (3.73 MB)

Tao (3.66 MB)

Magic Circle (3.62 MB)

Here Today Gone Tomorrow (4 MB)

Silkworm (2.83 MB)

My Body (2.45 MB)

American Buddhist Songs from the Paramita music CD:

It's called the City of 10,000 Buddhas (3.54 MB)

Dedication of Merit (2.40 MB)

Video:

Slideshows:

Guanyin Bodhisattva

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Photographs

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Sharira

Venerable Master Hsuan Hua's Sharira (smaller slide-frame)

CTTB Slideshow 1

CTTB Slideshow 2

CTTB Slideshow 3

CTTB Slideshow 4

Video on the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua (from the Chinese site)

Video on Venerable Master Hsuan Hua with narration

Videos and Talks on CTTB and the Founder

The City of 10,000 Buddhas Movie

You Tube Video:

10,000 Buddhas Arrive Show (with English sub-title)

Fate (with English sub-title)

Making Vows (with English sub-title)

CTTB:

Movies contents

Other:

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

Confucius

The Confucian Analects

One with Virtue can Rule the World

Taking Responsibility for Who We Are and What We Do

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 Master Hua’s Bringing the Dharma to The West

In Memory of Elder Dharma Master Gwang Ching

Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Dharma Protectors & Four Heavenly Kings

Journals:

Open Your Eyes, Take a Look at the World

Journals & Letters on a Bowing Pilgrimage

Education:

Dharma Realm Buddhist University and Sangha & Laity Training Programs

DRBU & SLTP Graduation Ceremony photographs

Opening Ceremony for the Monastic Trainee Program at CTTB

Education

History of Instilling Goodness and Developing Virtue Schools

Students' Essays

IGDV Schools Photo Gallery

Chinese Orchestra

Pureland:

Vow to be born in the Western Pure Land

Exhortation to Resolve Upon Bodhi

Records of the Pure Land

Enter the Lotus Land at Ease

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

CTTB:

Hall of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Patriarch Hall

Life-Lengthening Hall

Rebirth Hall

Speed Limit in CTTB

CTTB Signs

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

Wonderful Enlightenment Mountain & CTTB

Memorial Recitation of the Avatamsaka Sutra photographs

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 Lotuses

Autumn at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

CTTB Grapes

CTTB Organic Harvest

CTTB Walnuts

CTTB Apples

Winter at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Reflections

The Moon

Dusk and Night

Cherishing Life

Wildlife and Animals

Dew and dewdrops

Water

Frost

Raindrops

Sunrise, sun rays, and morning scenes

Impermanence

CTTB Signs

Tower of Blessings

360 degrees Panoramic photos of CTTB's Buddhahall

Three Steps One Bow from CTTB's Mt.Gate: 360 degrees Panoramic photos1

Three Steps One Bow from CTTB's Mt.Gate: 360 degrees Panoramic photos2

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance

Sharing Experiences about the 2006 Bowing Session

Iridescent Clouds in CTTB

Talks given at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Buddhism: A Brief Introduction

Introduction to Buddhism

Han Shan and She Te

At the End of Life

Three Essentials of Those Close to Death

Gathas spoken by the Venerable Master Hsu Yun

Song of the Skin Bag by the Venerable Master Hsu Yun

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

The Inner Ecology: Buddhist Ethics & Practice

Buddhist Ideas for Attaining World Peace

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

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

Trapped

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

Sessions:

Earth Store Recitation

Gwan Yin Recitation

Amitabha Buddha Recitation

Winter Chan Meditation

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation

Chan Meditation

Events:

Honoring Elders Day

Cherishing Youth

Interfaith 2012

Sangha and Laity Training Programs

12th Ordination, Transmission of the Complete Precepts

Monastic Training Program 2010

Lay Bodhisattva Preceptees for 2009

Transmission of Lay Bodhisattva Precepts

Dharma Realm Buddhist University

Dharma Realm Buddhist University and Sangha & Laity Training Programs

DRBU & SLTP Graduation Ceremony photographs

Buddhist Text Translation Society

Book & Gift Store

Bringing the Buddha's Words to Life

Vajra Bodhi Sea

First Vajra Bodhi Sea issue

Instilling Goodness and Developing Virtue School

Verse on Proper Energy

Education

IGDV Founder

History of Instilling Goodness and Developing Virtue Schools

IGDVS Boys' Graduation

By the Teachers of IGDV Schools

IGDV Photo Gallery

Students' Corner

Students' Essays 2010

Instilling Goodness & Developing Virtue Schools

Other Languages

Vegetarianism:

Offering of Pure Vegetarian Foods

For Hundreds of Thousands of Years, the Stew in the Pot Has Boiled up a Resentment Very Hard to Level

The Horror of Taking Lives and Eating Meat

Energies for Peace

The Manifesto of the Vegetarian Society

My Dear Sister

A Buddhist Perspective on Animal Rights

Why Genetically Engineered Food Should Be Labeled

Diet for World Peace

DRBA 2007 Calendar with Vegetarian Recipes (pdf)

American Song from the Paramita music CD: American Beef Cow (3.31 MB)

Stories from, "The Love of Life."

The Compassionate Deer-king

Trapped

Cherishing Life

Wildlife and Animals

Vegetarian Food

City of 10,000 Buddhas

Built on the Six Guiding Principles

History and Background

A Pictorial Tour of CTTB

CTTB Historical Photos

CTTB Movie

Panoramic Photos of CTTB

Annual Events

Celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's Birthday

Celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's Birthday 2009

Celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's Birthday 2011

Celebration of Shakyamuni Buddha's Birthday 2012

The Venerable Master Hua's Parinirvana photographs

14th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Entering Nirvana photographs

16th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Nirvana photographs

17th Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Nirvana photographs

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

Celebration of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva's Enlightenment 2009

Celebration of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva's Leaving Home Anniversary 2009

Celebration of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva's Enlightenment 2012

Celebration of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva's Leaving Home Anniversary 2012

Celebration of Earth Store Bodhisattva's Birthday 2009

Celebration of Earth Store Bodhisattva's Birthday 2011

Celebration of Earth Store Bodhisattva's Birthday 2012

Celebration of Gwan Yin Bodhisattva's Birthday 2014

Celebration of Ullambana

Celebration of Ullambana 2009

Celebration of Ullambana 2011

Celebration of Ullambana 2012

Celebration of Amitabha Buddha's Birthday 2009

Celebration of Amitabha Buddha's Birthday 2011

Celebration of Amitabha Buddha's Birthday 2012

Honoring Elders Day

Honoring Elders Day 2009

Honoring Elders Day 2011

Honoring Elders Day 2012

Cherishing Youth Day 2009

Cherishing Youth Day 2012

Cherishing Youth Day 2013

Cherishing Youth Day photos 2014

Sessions

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance 2009

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance 2011

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance 2012

Gwan Yin Recitation

Avatamsaka Sutra Recitation

Memorial Recitation of the Avatamsaka Sutra 2009

Memorial Recitation of the Avatamsaka Sutra 2012

Earth Store Recitation

Amitabha Buddha Recitation

Winter Chan Meditation

Chan Meditation

Anniversaries

CTTB's 30th Anniversary Celebration

Reflecting with Gratitude and Renewing with Vigor

CTTB Grand Opening 30th Anniversary Photographs

Daily Schedule

Transmission of Precepts for the Deceased 2012

News

2007 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2008 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2009 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2010 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2011 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2012 News, Sessions & Celebrations

2013 New, Sessions & Celebrations

Some Historical Photographs of CTTB

A Pictorial Tour of CTTB

Tower of Blessings (Seniors' Center)

Working in CTTB

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

Opening the Light of the Ten Thousand Buddhas

At the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

First-Rate Air

Poem by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua

Four Great Bodhimandas in the United States and Canada

A Sanctuary

A Spiritual Sacredness and a Light

Comments from the Humboldt State University Students

Reminiscences of My First Trip to CTTB

Living Joyfully and Sharing this Pure Land

The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

My Experiences at CTTB

Ten Thousand Buddhas Jeweled Repentance

The Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas’ Influence on Me

The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas’ Influence On Me; How It Changed My Life

Reflection on the Buddhist Knowledge Contest

Reciting the Avatamsaka Sutra, has Broadened my Mind and Vision

The Pleasure of Watching One’s Students Become Good Young People

CTTB Grand Opening 30th Anniversary Photographs

CTTB Lotuses

Cherishing Life

Vegetarian Food

Reflections

The Moon

CTTB Grapes

By the students of Instilling Goodness & Developing Virtue Schools:

Fond Memories amidst the Farewells

The Beautiful City of 10,000 Buddhas

The Jeweled Repentance before Ten Thousand Buddhas

The Sagely City’s Influence On Me

Developing Virtue School Commencement Speech

My Experience at the City Of Ten Thousand Buddhas

My Vision of The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

My Vision of CTTB

My Vision of CTTB

The Search for – and Discovery of – the Perfect Place

CTTB’s Little Daily Snippets

The School’s 30th Anniversary and My 10th Year

Slideshows:

CTTB Slideshow 1

CTTB Slideshow 2

CTTB Slideshow 3

CTTB Slideshow 4

Seasons:

Spring at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Springtime in CTTB

Blossoming Trees in CTTB

Summer at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

CTTB Lotuses

Autumn at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

CTTB Grapes

Winter at the City of 10,000 Buddhas

Cherishing Life

Vegetarian Food

The Moon

Reflections

Contact

Map

Visiting CTTB

Directions to CTTB

Book & Gift Store

Book Fair in the CTTB Administration Office Exhibition Hall, May 31 - July 6, 2009

Jyun Kang Restaurant

Organic Garden

Chinese Orchestra

Recycling

Message Board

Search

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Dharma Realm Buddhist Assocication (DRBA)

Announcement from DRBA

DRBA Calendars (PDF):

DRBA 2007 Calendar

DRBA 2008 Calendar

DRBA 2009 Calendar

DRBA 2010 Calendar

DRBA 2011 Calendar

DRBA 2012 Calendar

DRBA 2013 Calendar

DRBA 2014 Calendar

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