Life of the Buddha Museum

The Life of the Buddha Musem is situated on the first level of the Main Hall. The first attraction upon entering the exhibit is the “4D Movie Theater.” There are two movies, “Poor Girl’s Lamp” and “Life of the Buddha” playing in the theater every half hour. Upon exiting the 4D movie theater, visitors can walk through the stages of the Buddha’s life.

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Exhibitions and events

Historical Museum of Fo Guang Shan

Permanent exhibition

The Historical Museum of Fo Guang Shan employs narrative videos and displays documents and artifacts to give a smooth and fluid presentation of the development of Venerable Master Hsing Yun’s...

Museum of Buddhist Festivals

Permanent exhibition

The Museum of Buddhist Festivals is where visitors can get to know more about monthly Buddhist celebrations. Visitors can walk through the year, engaging in the events through interactive means....

Museum of Buddhist Underground Palaces

Permanent exhibition

Underground Palaces were specially built to store sacred objects such as relic and sutras. The Center has designed 48 underground palaces to preserve a wide variety of artifacts. A palace will be...

Silk Road Splendor - Dunhuang Caves Art Exhibition

Collaboration exhibition at Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum until 21.04.2024

Dunhuang is a crucial town in the economic and cultural exchanges between China and Central Asia. During the reign of Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty (141-87 BCE), to unite Central Asia against the...

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Activities from this museum

Field Trips

Since the opening, the Buddha Museum has acted under the guidance to “foster...

Sutra Calligraphy

Apart from Tea Chan, one can also experience Sutra Transcription on the third...

Tea Meditation

Venerable Master Hsing Yun says that tea leaves will not be able to release...

Journey of the Heart

Terms & Conditions 1.The “Journey of the Heart” retreat will be held over...


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