PICTURE OF THE CH'AN SESSION, CITY OF TEN THOUSAND BUDDHAS
Surrounding the Venerable Master Hua (second row center,) are participants and guests at the first Ch'an session held at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas (July 16-23, 1977). To the Master's left is Dharma Master Hui Seng, and directly behind the Master is Hong Kong University's Professor Lin Yun, specialist in Chinese Philosophy, who addressed the Assembly and with his party (also pictured) visited the grounds. Standing to the Master's right are Upasikas from Los Angeles and the Bay Area, including Sun Kuo San, Helen Woo (Kuo Shan) and her mother Yu T'ien Hsiu, Phuong Kuo Wu, Kuo Ching Leo, and Ts'eng Kuo Hsi. Front row shows children from Gold Mountain Instilling Virtue Elementary Scholl's Summer camp.