Dharma Land

Used Goods Charity Bazaar

Dharma Drum Mountain San Francisco Bay Area Center (DDMBASF) hosted its second-year Used Goods Charity Bazaar on August 29th and 30th in Fremont, California.   

A day of outdoor Chan hiking meditation

On August 8th, I was privileged to be able to participate in a day of outdoor Chan hiking meditation. 


Every month, a one-day meditation retreat is held for the meditation practitioners at the Dharma Drum Mountain San Francisco Bay Area Center. 

Passing on the lamp of wisdom: 2015

It is hard to believe it has already been six years since master Sheng Yen’s passing on February 3, 2009. I remember it was in my sophomore year of college when I first heard the news of the passing of a great figure in modern Buddhism. 

Open House- Open Arms- for the local community


There were balloons, friendly greeters, snacks, and every accommodation imaginable. As I walked into the main hall and saw the wave of new faces smiling and enjoying their interactions with our volunteers...

Passing on the Lamp of Wisdom Retreat - Reflection

On February 16th, 2014, I attended the one-day retreat "Passing on the Lamp of Wisdom".   This event is to commemorate the Teachings of Chan Master Sheng Yen.