Venerable Guojun Fashi
Venerable Guojun Fashi received monastic ordainment under Master Song Nian at Mahabodhi Monastery, Singapore. He received lineage transmission in the Chan School of Chinese Buddhism from Master Sheng Yen of Dharma Drum Mountain in Jinshan, Taiwan. He is the 58th generation descendant of Master Lin Ji (?-866) of the Lin Ji School (Rinzai in Japan) and 53rd generation descendant of Master Dongshan (807-869) in the Cao Dong School (Soto in Japan). He also received lineage transmission in the Xianshou and Cien School of Chinese Buddhism from Master Qin Yin of the Fuhui Monastery in Shulin, Taiwan. He is the 42nd generation of Dharma heirs in both Schools.
Venerable Guojun Fashi was the Deputy Director of Dharma propagation of the Singapore Buddhist Federation from 2004 to 2006. Further, he was the Abbot of Dharma Drum Retreat Center, New York, USA from 2005 to 2008. He has been the President of Mahabodhi Monastery Board of Directors, Singapore since 2004 and Abbot of Mahabodhi Monastery, Singapore since 2008.
Venerable Guojun Fashi has conducted many meditation workshops and retreats. He has taught in various places such as Australia, Croatia, Indonesia, Luxembourg, North America, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland.
In his free time, Venerable Guojun Fashi likes to do yoga, Chinese calligraphy, play the Chinese flute, paint and practice Urasenke Japanese tea ceremony.