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Master's Footprints.
  1976-1988Spreading the Dharma
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1976
 
1976
 
Receives Dharma transmission of Caodong lineage from Venerable Master Dong Chu.
 
 
1977
 
1977
 
Returns to Taiwan taking over the reins of Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Culture and Nung Chan Monastery by Ven. Master Dongchu’s will.
 
 
1978
 
1978
 
Receives Dharma transmission of the Linji lineage from Venerable Master Lingyuan and is given the lineage name: Zhigang Weirou and the Dharma lineage chart, the Starry Lamp Record.
 
 
1979
 
1979
 
Establishes a monastery in New York named Chan Meditation Center.
 
 
1980
 
1980
 
Ordains first group of disciples in Taiwan, marking the beginning of the DDM Sangha.
 
 
1982
 
1982
 
Re-launches Humanity Magazine, which was discontinued in 1961.
 
 
1985
 
1985
 
Establishes the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies at the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Culture in Beitou, Taipei.
 
 
1987
 
1987
 
Leads Chan retreat at Morgan Bay, Maine on invitation.
 
 
 
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