Hsing Yun


Born
in Jiangsu, China
August 30, 1927

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Hsing Yun (Chinese: 星云大师;星雲大師; pinyin: Xīngyún Dàshī; born August 30, 1927) is a Chinese Buddhist monk and the founder founder of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist order and the affiliated Buddha's Light International Association, one of the largest international Buddhist organizations in Taiwan and in the Buddhist world. Hsing Yun is a forty-eighth generation lineage holder of the Linji Chan (Rinzai Zen) school through Master Zhi Kai, his teacher. He served as the first, second and third term director and abbot of the order before voluntarily resigning his position in 1985 in favor of his disciple, Hsin Ping.

Hsing Yun is known for his "Humanistic Buddhism" philosophy employed by the Fo Guang Shan order, which utilizes Buddhism to fit the needs of
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“A smile is the most beautiful colour in the world.”
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“Do not blame others for your unhappiness, for everything is due to cause and effect.”
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“Marvelous, marvelous! All sentient beings have the Tathagata’s wisdom and virtue, but they fail to realize it because they cling to deluded thoughts and attachments.”
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