Chuk Lam Sim Yuen

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This solemn and pious monastery situated in a serene retreat instills a feeling of awe and reverence. It is a place where you can enter into a silent communion with God.

This bamboo forest monastery, with its boat- shaped temple, was founded in 1927 in the well- wooded foothills above Tsuen Wan.
This monastery houses the three biggest Buddha statues in Hong Kong. Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism , is flanked by
Yeuk Si Fat and Amitabha, rulers of the Eastern and Western Paradise. Chuk Lam Sim Yuen is situated on a hill in Fu Yung Shan.

This monastery is said to be the brain child of an aged monk known as Yon Chau. The story goes, that in the course of his meditation the God of Earth ordered him to construct a monastery The site was discovered and construction began.
The construction of the pagoda and the two rows of meditation rooms was completed in 1932. In 1975, the construction of the temple door, the Heavenly Guardians' Hall and the Great Buddha's Hall was also commenced. Seven years later, in 1982, the construction of the entire monastery had been completed.

Hours: 9a- 5p M- Su.






Contact Information

Chuk Lam Sim Yuen
Fu Yung Shan San
999077 Hong Kong

Tel. +1185224166557
gohk@had.gov.hk
http://www.gohk.gov.hk/eng/welcome/tw_spots.html



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