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Book: Chinese Buddhism Today

Chapter: Offshoots of FGS

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43520


The authors supply three cases where men ordained in FGS have gone off to start institutions ontheir own, some with female followers: Ven. Xindao and the Ling Jiou Mountain monastery; Ven. Huiye and the Nanhai Buddhist Association (nanhai jiangtan) and Ven. Huili and the Amitofo Care Centre (ACC).

Chapter Contributors

  • Yu-Shuang Yao ( - ysyao) 'Fo Guang University, Taiwan'
  • Richard Gombrich ( - richardgombrich) 'University of Oxford / Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies'