The Sagely City of Ten Thousand Buddhas was established in 1976 as the new center for world Buddhism in AmeriCa. The City was born from the strength, the moral practice, and the mindÄ cultivation of the monks and nuns of the Dharma Realm [[Buddhist Association]], which since 1959 has been bringing the genuine teachings of the Buddha to the west.
In the beautiful Ukiah valley, 115 miles north of San Francisco, California, sixty-one major buildings are set among orchards, groves, meadows, and farmLand on approximately 500 acres. The City includes Dharma Realm Buddhist University, Tathagata Monastery, joyous giving house (convent), the International Institute for the translation of Buddhist texts, Instilling virtue elementary school and Developing goodness secondary school, and the Center for east-west Medicine.
In every undertaking at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, the intent is to teach the Buddha Dharma and to benefit society. All are welcome to come and study, live, work, and practice the Buddha's teachings in harmony.
1) Chinese: wan fwo sheng cheng .