DVD of Cultivating at the City of
Ten Thousand Buddhas
Ten thousand Buddhas
gather at the wonderful enlightenment mountain like clouds,
Thousand monks rely on the numerous sages like forest.
The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas (CTTB) is the first large Buddhism monastery in north California, US. It locates under the wonderful enlightenment mountain, which is 115 miles north of San Francisco. The land is 488 acre, of which about 80 acre is developed. The Ten Thousand Buddhas Hall in CTTB has a thousand-hand & thousand-eye Guan Yin Bodhisattva image, and ten thousand Buddha images on the four walls. The four assemblies conduct morning and evening recitation here, and listen to Master Hua's explanation on Mahayana Sutras after evening recitation.
There are also various buildings and schools in the CTTB, including Instilling Goodness Elementary School, Developing Virtue Secondary School, Dharma Realm Buddhist University, Sangha and Laity Training Program, Tathagata Monastery, Great Compassion House, Joyous Giving House, Wonderful Words Hall, Ordination Hall, library, Tower of Blessings, Jun-Kang ("To Your Health") vegetarian restaurant, etc, totally more than seventy buildings. The environment in CTTB is quiet and peaceful; the air is pure and refreshing. It is an ideal environment for study and cultivation.
This film is only 25 minute but could be considered an epitome of CTTB residents' one day. Those who have visited CTTB before will remember the pure and magnificent atmosphere of CTTB upon watching the film; those who haven't visited CTTB yet can take a look first and plant the Bodhi seed for cultivating with great assembly in the future.
For more detail, please visit
www.cttbchinese.org (Chinese) & www.cttbusa.org (English)