Buddha's Light International Association (BLIA)

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URL: http://www.bliahq.org/
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1991-02-03 Taiwan


3 Feb 1991, Taiwan, on formal inauguration, following work of Taiwan chapter/organizing committee set up 1990. Comes within the framework of U-XG5782 - International Buddhist Progress Society (IBPS).


Follow and propagate the Buddha's teaching; venerate the triple gems, abide by Buddhist precepts, harmonize the five vehicles, practice the three teachings and perfect human character; promote living, dynamic Buddhism; work for the welfare and awakening of the world; facilitate communications and activities among Buddhist lay people worldwide; provide them with an opportunity to sponsor spiritual activities, purify the human mind, fulfil individual human potential and establish Buddha's 'Light Pure Land' on earth; answer human need and actualize the humanistic Buddhist approach of benevolence and compassion to all by bringing Buddhism to the masses across national boundaries.


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Board of Directors comprising 17 members, including President and 6 Vice-Presidents. Committees. World headquarters in Los Angeles CA (USA), inaugurated 17-22 May 1992. Regional/national headquarters; regional chapters (over 100); local chapters.

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