TCC is part of the Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Associations, which has many affiliate centers and branches. All of these contacts can provide information about Dharma Drum Lineage of Chan and its schedules and activities. If you have questions about Chan, about practice, or about intensive Chan retreats, but do not live near TCC, you may find useful information at an affiliate near you. Below are our headquarter centers. The other branches and affiliate centers are in the PDF listed under the button at the end.
Chung Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies
A Buddhist education and research institute founded by Chan Master Sheng Yen.
Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA)
Located at the Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education, Dharma Drum Buddhist College is the first ever institute of Buddhist study and practice in Taiwan to offer a Master’s in Religious Studies program accredited by the Taiwanese Ministry of Education.
Dharma Drum Mountain World Center for Buddhist Education
Headquarters of Master Sheng Yen’s Dharma organizations. The website, available in Chinese, English, and Spanish, contains news of recent events, schedule of activities, and information about local and international chapters
Sheng Yen Education Foundation
The mission of the foundation is to promote educational endeavors that help people engage in spiritual practice and create a better society based on Master Sheng Yen’s vision of “uplifting the character of humanity and building a pure land on earth.”