Visitors from Netherlands Exploring FGS


A wonderful tourist couple from Netherlands, Herman and Corrie tour around South Island, New Zealand came across Fo Guang Shan (FGS) Temple which impressed them and caught their attention. Therefore, they have come by for Temple Guided Tour. Art gallery Staff Vicky had introduced to them, ¡°366 Days with Wisdom¡±, by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. The couple were delighted after reading the book and opt to purchase the book immediately.

After the guided tour, FGS New Zealand New Zealand Venerable Abbess Manshin along with Temple Minister in charge Venerable Jue Xi had hosted the couple. Herman couples were the devotees of Scientology, which believes in the existence of past life in human. Therefore, they seek for advice from Abbess about reincarnation philosophy in Buddhism. Abbess had provided a detailed explanation and they had a joyful conversation.

Abbess had suggested Herman couple to visit FGS in Holland and giving the couple a Calendar of FGS 2017 and an English edition book of ¡°The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha¡± and ¡°Four Insights for Finding Fulfilment¡±, by Venerable Master Hsing Yun. The couple once again thanks FGS for the reception which made their trip to New Zealand worthwhile and meaningful.