The Bodhi Mirror
INTRODUCING THE EMINENT DHARMA MASTER
Bhiksuni Tai Ching
Bhiksuni Shih Tai Ching was born in Liao Ling, China. After graduating from school, while she was still young, she left the home-life.
In the fourth month of 1943 she left the home-life under Master Ch'eng Ming. She
received the Complete Precepts of the Thousand Buddhas at China's Long Yen
Monastery in Liao Ling where her Precept Master was the Venerable Chieh Ts'an.
While in Hong Kong, Bhiksuni Tai Ching served as Managing Director of the Avatamsaka-Lotus Society. In her desire to speak the compassionate teaching of the Buddha, she has traveled extensively all over the world, to Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hawaii. Bhiksuni Tai Ching has presently taken up residence in San Francisco with an eye to propagating the Dharma in the West.
1974 lunar calendar transposed to solar calendar.
Mahayana 3000 (C.E 197) Buddhist Holidays
Wed. January 23 Maitreya’s Birthday
Fri. March 1 Sakyamuni Buddha’s Day of Leaving Home
Fri. March 8 Sakyamuni Buddha’s Nirvana
Tues. March 12 Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’s Birthday
Thurs. March 14 Samantabhadra Bodhisattva’s Birthday
Sun. April 7 Great Master Ch’ang Jen’s Birthday
Mon. April 8 Venerable Master Hsuan Hua’s Birthday
Tues. April 9 Great Master Ch’ang Chih’s Day of Leaving Home.
Thurs. April 25 Manjusri Bodhisattva’s Birthday
Mon. April 29 Sakyamuni Buddha’s Birthday