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Spiritual Heads, Founders, and Masters
of the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun
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Grandmaster Jy Din Shakya

Grand Master Jy Din Shakya Grandmaster Jy Din Shakya was one of Master Hsu Yun's Dharma heirs. He founded the Hsu Yun temple in Honolulu, the oldest Buddhist temple in Hawaii where he served as Abbot until his passing on March 13, 2003. On November 8, 1997, Master Jy Din founded the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun in collaboration with Rev. Ming Zhen Shakya and Chuan Zhi Shakya. He has contributed to this Web site The Teachings of Master Xu Yun and Commentaries on the Heart Sutra.

Ven. Master Fa Hui Shakya

Master Fa Hui (Fat Wai) ShakyaMaster Fa Hui (Fat Wai)Shakya is Abbot of Hsu Yun Temple in Honolulu and is also the founder and Abbot of Fan Yun temple in San Francisco. Master Fa Hui has been instrumental in the creation of our Internet website and functions as the acting Spiritual Head of our Order.


Shi Ming Zhen

Venerable Ming Zhen Shakya Venerable Ming Zhen Shakya (formerly Chuan Yuan Shakya), is a priest of Nan Hua Si, Shao Guan, Guang Dong Province in Southern China. Nan Hua Si (Tsao Chi) is the monastery founded by sixth Chan Patriarch Hui Neng. Rev. Ming Zhen was the first American to be ordained in China since the communist revolution. She co-founded the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun in 1997 with Grandmaster Master Jy Din Shakya and Chuan Zhi Shakya. Rev. Ming Zhen has contributed numerous essays and books to the Zen Buddhist tradition, many of which can be found on this website.
Da Shi Chuan Yuan

Da Shi Chuan YuanDa Shi Chuan Yuan was eleveated to Abbot of ZBOHY in January 2004. He was ordained in November 13, 1999, at Hsu Yun temple and lives in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Master Chuan Yuan was a disciple of Grandmaster Jy Din, the founder of our order, who ordained him in the Dharma at Hsu Yun Temple, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Shi Yin Shan
Personnel Director

Shi Yin Shan, OHY Yin Shan Shakya is a disciple of Master Fa Hui Shakya. He is currently finishing course work for a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religion, with an emphasis on Chinese Buddhism. He teaches ESL to students in his area and can be reached by email at yinshanshakya@hsuyun.org
Da Shi Yin Zhao

Da Shi Yin ZhaoDa Shi Yin Zhao was ordained at Fan Yun temple in San Franscisco in August 2000. He teaches advanced meditation techniques and writes for the ZBOHY Web.
Da Shi Chuan Pu

Da Shi Chuan PuDa Shi Chuan Pu was ordained in 1997 by Master Jy Din Shakya at Hsu Yun temple in Honolulu. Master Chuan Pu offers spiritual guidance for drug and alcohol-dependent persons in California.
Da Shi Chuan Sheng

Da Shi Chuan ShengDa Shi Chuan Sheng is Pastor of Lohan Temple and director of the Lohan School of Shaolin, a Tai Ji Quan, meditation, and martial arts' study center in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was ordained at Hsu Yun temple on November 13, 1999. Master Chuan Sheng counsels families and individuals on the acceptance of death and dying.

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Last modified: August 10, 2004
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