Tsz Shan Monastery

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Entrance to the Tsz Shan Monastery
Tsz Shan Monastery under construction in October 2012, with Guanyin statue on the right.

Tsz Shan Monastery (慈山寺) is a large Buddhist temple currently under construction in Tung Tsz, Tai Po District, Hong Kong. As a Chinese Buddhist monastery established for the inheritance of the teaching of the Buddha, Tsz Shan Monastery is a sanctuary for the purpose of spiritual purification, and endeavours to open the door to compassion and wisdom for the public through various activities. Much of the monastery building funds were funded entirely by local business magnate Li Ka-shing.

Within the Tsz Shan Monastery, A outdoor bronze Guanyin statue, 76 meters in height, will be the second highest in the world. Tsz Temple is expected to be completed in 2015, led by the Venerable Kok Kwong HHCKLA. The public will be able to make an appointment in March 2015 to visit the Tsz Shan Monastery. During the test run only visitation requests from local non-profit organizations, registered charities, and funded welfare agencies will be accepted.

April 15, 2015 - Hong Kong: Tsz Shan Monastery Officially Opens to Public Visitors.

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Coordinates: 22°28′08″N 114°11′53″E / 22.46889°N 114.19806°E / 22.46889; 114.19806