Abbess and Venerables

Abbes – Venerable Ru Yang Shi

Venerable Ru Yang Shi is the Abbess of Fo Guang Buddhist Temple Boston and also the Abbess of Fo Guang Shan New York and Fo Guang Shan New Jersey. She has served in Hsi Lai Temple at Los Angeles for more than 10 years serving as the Director.

Venerable Ru Yang Shi was ordained as a nun in Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan Temple and she has obtained a Bachelor Degree in Chinese Buddhism by Fo Guang Shan, Tsung Lin University.

As a member of Hsi Lai Temple, she teaches the Sunday English Buddhism Class. In Toronto, she conducts English and Chinese Buddhism Dharma and Meditation workshops in temples, prisons, hospitals, high schools, colleges, universities and various interfaith conferences.

Director – Venerable Jue Qian Shi

Venerable Jue Qian Shi is the Director of Fo Guang Buddhist Temple Boston. She has served in Fo Guang Shan Temple of Toronto as the advising Venerable of Localization of Buddhism division, Public Relation division and Fo Guang Shan Young Adult division and is also the advising Venerable of Waterloo Buddha’s Light Center.

Venerable Jue Qian Shi was ordained as a nun in Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan Temple. She has obtained a Master Degree in Business from Victoria University of Technology (Australia) and a Bachelor Degree and a Master Degree in Chinese Buddhism by Fo Guang Shan, Tsung Lin University.

As a member of Hsi Lai Temple, she teaches the Sunday English Buddhism Class. In Toronto, she conducts English and Chinese Buddhism Dharma and Meditation workshops in temples, prisons, hospitals, high schools, colleges, universities and various interfaith conferences.

Venerable Zhi Shen Shi

Venerable Zhi Shen Shi is the resident nun of Fo Guang Buddhist Temple Boston. She was ordained as a nun in Taiwan, Fo Guang Shan Temple and she has a degree at Fo Guang Shan, Tsung Lin University.

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