Hong Kong Buddhist Association

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Headquarters of HKBA on Lockhart Road.

Hong Kong Buddhist Association (Chinese: 香港佛教聯合會; Jyutping: hoeng1 gong2 fat6 gaau3 lyun4 hap6 wui2) is a Buddhist umbrella organisation in Hong Kong which was founded in 1945. The association has nearly ten thousands individual members including both monastic and laity, and promotes the propagation of Buddhism in Hong Kong. It also provides a series of charity services in Hong Kong, including education, medical, child care, youth activities, elderly care and burial.

Notable Projects[edit]

Meditation Project for Secondary School students[edit]

With the support of D. H. Chen Foundation, HKBA has started a project in 2016 by teaching meditation (based on Maha-satiphatthana) to the secondary school students in order to promote their mental and physical well-being. Meditation rooms were also set up in the HKBA-affiliated thirteen secondary schools.[1]

Education and Social Welfare[edit]

There are thirteen secondary schools, seven primary schools and eight kindergartens established by HKBA,[2] amongst which namely:

Primary schools[edit]

  • Buddhist Chi King Primary School
  • Buddhist Chan Wing Kan Memorial School
  • Buddhist Chung Wah Kornhill Primary School
  • Buddhist Lam Bing Yim Memorial School
  • Buddhist Lim Kim Tian Memorial Primary School
  • Buddhist Wong Cheuk Um Primary School
  • Buddhist Wing Yan School

Secondary schools[edit]

The association also runs the Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital, which was founded in 1971.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "「覺醒禪修」計劃". hkbuddhist.org. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  2. ^ "香港佛教聯合會-會屬學校". hkbuddhist.org. Retrieved 19 November 2020.
  3. ^ "香港佛教醫院". hkbuddhist.org. Retrieved 8 December 2020.

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