Doors Open June 9th for the Annual Open House at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden

Once again the Cham Shan Buddhist Temple in Bethany will host its annual public Open House on Sunday, June 9th from 10 am to 2pm.  Due to ongoing construction on this massive project, access to various locations at the site changes each year.  There will be very restricted access to… Continue reading

Svastika (sanskrit spelling) symbol has been around for about 6000 years

Visitors to the Buddhist temple were taken aback when examining this cauldron located near Wisdom Lake. The svastika (sanskrit spelling) symbol has been around for about 6000 years. Earliest use was in subcontinent of India. In later years it was used by aboriginals of North America. The symbol gained a… Continue reading

Doors Open June 24th at Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden in Bethany

This month the public will have another opportunity to visit the Wutai Shan Buddhist Garden on the outskirts of Bethany to get a firsthand look at the progress made at this significant religious destination.  The opening hours that day run from 10 am to 2:30 pm with a special consecration… Continue reading