New York Mahayana Temple

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Retreat Mahayana Temple
AffiliationPure land
Location710 Ira Vail Rd, Leeds, NY 12451
CountryUnited States
Geographic coordinates42°18′43″N 73°56′48″W / 42.3119°N 73.9468°W / 42.3119; -73.9468
FounderMrs. Annie Ying

Mahayana Temple (Chinese: 大乘寺; pinyin: Dàchèng Sì; Jyutping: Da4sing4 Zi6) is a Chinese Buddhist temple located within a forest in South Cairo, New York. It is the retreat of the Eastern States Buddhist Temple of America, Inc. ("ESBT"), whose downtown branch of the Mahayana Temple (aka Mahayana City Campus) is located in New York. The original retreat land was donated by James Ying. The temple grounds in South Cairo contain the Grand Buddha Hall (with dormitories located in the wings and a dining hall located on the lower level), the Kuan Yin Hall, the 500 Arhat Hall, the Seven Storied Jade Pagoda, the Earth Spirit Bodhisattva Hall, a three-unit temple dedicated to the spirits of the land, and an obelisk marking the burial site of members of the Ying family.

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Coordinates: 42°18′43″N 73°56′48″W / 42.3119°N 73.9468°W / 42.3119; -73.9468