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|School||Fo Guang Shan|
|Dharma names||Hui Han|
March 13, 1970 |
Penghu County, China
Hsin Pei (Chinese: 心培和尚; pinyin: Xīnpéi Héshàng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: sim-pôe hô siōng; born March 13, 1970) was the seventh and eighth term abbot and director of the Fo Guang Shan, a new religious movement from Taiwan. The youngest abbot ever elected to the order, Hsin Pei was elected by the members of Fo Guang Shan worldwide in 2004 and succeeded retiring abbot Hsin Ting in 2005. As abbot of the Order, Hsin Pei is the second highest monastic in the order, and is second in line to the position of head teacher. His term ended in March 2013. Hsin Pei currently resides in the United States in order to improve his English.
|Abbot and Director of Fo Guang Shan
16 January 2005 – 12 March 2013