Fo Guang Shan Melbourne
(aka International Buddhist College
of Victoria - IBCV)
Fo Guang Shan (literally meaning the Buddha's Light Mountain) is one of the largest Buddhist monasteries on the world with over 200 branch temples and institutions spread internationally.
Its primary aim is to promote Humanistic Buddhism. Venerable Master Hsing Yun is the founder of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order. He has been recognised by international leaders for his bold and innovative methods in spreading Buddhist teachings.
There are Fo Guang Shan temples situated in every continent of the globe.
Fo Guang Shan Melbourne was first established in Yarraville in 1992.
In addition, it operates an art gallery, Fo
Guang Yuan Art Gallery, located at the heart of Melbourne's CBD
at 141 Queen Street, Melbourne and Fo Guang Shan Er You Temple in
Fo Guang Shan Melbourne (FGS Melbourne) provides religious, educational, community, charitable and cultural services to Victorians, Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike. FGS Melbourne regularly runs meditation classes, weekly chanting services and Buddhist Dharma functions and ritual ceremonies during the year.
Venerable Abbess Man Ko heads FGS
Melbourne. She is also the Abbess of Nan Tien Temple in Wollongong,