Master Chi Chern at work
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Building 1
Room 1121

Gallery Coordinator:
Paul Bridenbaugh





September 6 - October 7, 2016

Born in 1955 in Taiping, Malaysia, Master Chi Chern was ordained as a Buddhist monk under Venerable Master Zhu Mo and graduated from the Chinese Buddhism Research Institute of Fo Guang Shan (Taiwan). He is the first Dharma heir of Chan Master Sheng Yen in the Linji lineage of Chinese Chan and a fourth generation Dharma descendent of Master Xu Yun. He has authored more than sixty books on Buddhism and meditation, including The Map to Nowthere – Chan Practice Guide to Mind Cultivation. In addition to teaching in formal retreats, he also teaches through his artwork in Chinese calligraphy, Chan paintings, poetry, Buddhist lyrics, and tea. Currently the Principal of the Malaysian Buddhist Institute, Vice President of the Malaysian Buddhist Association, and Abbot of Puzhao Buddhist Vihara, Master Chi Chern resides in Malaysia and teaches extensively in Chan retreats throughout the world.

To learn more about Chan Master Chi Chern, please visit his website.

Master Chi Chern Painting