The Yan Fo Si Temple opened on Dunbar Street on February 1 (former Toorak Tile location on the corner of West 19th) and is open daily 9:30am – 6:30pm.
According to Miao Liang Shi, the abbot of the temple, he and his teacher devote themselves to the spreading of Buddhism ideologies and practices in Canada.
The primary purpose of this temple is to create a warm, welcoming environment for everyone in the community.
In the upcoming month, they will be having Buddhist practices such as meditation, group chanting, along with free tea ceremonies and calligraphy classes. There is also free singing bowl meditations and healing.
It is free to attend. Donations accepted. Volunteers are needed and welcome.
Leon (Miao Liang) Shi, Temple Abbot
YAN FO SI TEMPLE
3496 Dunbar Street, Vancouver BC, V6S 2C2