Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center


Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center


Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center    


Scholarship News

Now Accepting Applications for 2024!

Are you a graduating high school senior with an interest in translation, editing, and/or graphic design? Are you interested in learning more about Buddhism? Are you bilingual in Mandarin & English?

We are excited to offer multiple scholarships, in partnership with the AJ Wang Foundation: $2,000/year awards are available for up to four years for qualifying students planning to attend college in Southern California.

Our goal is to support bilingual students in the community so they can achieve academic success and personal growth.

Students will gain hands-on experience working directly with the International Translation Center on a variety of self-enrichment projects and have the opportunity to attend special events and workshops at Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights, CA. Any level of interest is welcome!

Scholarship Blog

On Saturday, May 6, the Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center (FGSITC) Buddhism Friendship Scholarship hosted its second workshop for the 2023 year at Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights, California. All seventeen of this year’s scholarship recipients attended, along with various Fo Guang Shan monastics and community members. Each Read more
Hi! My name is Ryan Kuo, and I am one of the recipients of the Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center (FGSITC) Buddhism Friendship Scholarship. This blog is my talent contribution for the scholarship, and will showcase the activities we do in the scholarship. My Experience  I was introduced to this Read more

New Titles for Fall 2023!

The Flower Adornment Sutra’s 
Pure Practices Chapter 

(Language: Chinese with pinyin, English) 

The Flower Adornment Sutra’s Pure Practices offers Buddhists on the bodhisattva path guidance for firmly living the Dharma and attaining action of body, speech, and mind that is without flaw. This chanting book provides easy daily mindfulness practices in a variety of situations that benefit oneself and others.

Le Sutra du Lotus: La porte universelle du bodhisattva Avalokitesvara 

(Language: French) 

The compassionate face of Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva, better known as Guanyin in Chinese, has been a source of inspiration and devotion for centuries. This book includes a line-by-line commentary of the universal gate, the Buddha’s scriptural account of this legendary sage and his power to manifest himself in all forms necessary to help all Beings.

Phuong Phap Sua Doi Menh Van 

(Language: Vietnamese) 

Taking readers by the hand, this book offers guidance and insight, revealing the basis of creating a better reality. With depth and humor, Venerable Master Hsing Yun dispels myth and leads readers with clear, practical, and applicable advice.

Coming Soon!

The Sumati Sutra
as Discoursed by the Buddha

(Language: Chinese with pinyin, English) 

In The Sumati Sutra, the eight-year-old girl Sumati makes the vow to become a Buddha, and the Buddha prophesies that she will definitely become a Buddha in the future! She raises ten questions about how one should cultivate in life. The Buddha addresses each question with four specific methods of practice. The Buddha teaches this sutra for the sake of young people, to inspire women to be courageous and diligent, for the happiness and prosperity of all people, and for the right to life, equality, and liberation of all beings.

Looking for more sutras and chanting texts? Most of our titles are available online to read or download.
Learn more.

The Great Perfection of Wisdom Treatise, Fascicles 21-25

(Language: Chinese with pinyin, English) 

Topics in this volume:

  • The Meaning of the Eight Liberations
  • The Meaning of the Nine Perceptions on the Impure
  • The Meaning of the Eight Kinds of Mindfulness
  • Explanation of the Ten Perceptions
  • The Meaning of the Eleven Kinds of Wisdom
  • Explanation of the Ten Powers
  • The Meaning of the Four Fearlessnesses

Fascicles 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, & 16-20 are available now.
Learn more.

Fo Guang Shan International Translation Center

3456 Glenmark Dr.

Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

Tel: (626)330-8361

Email: info@fgsitc.org

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