8Asians Visits Asian America: Hsi Lai Temple

Visit Asian America. Asian America is not just an identity or an idea, it’s a place as well. It is America, and certain parts of America distinctly embody the Asian American homeland. Join us as we highlight different Asian American destinations that you can add to your next travel itinerary.

The Hsi Lai Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the Western hemisphere. It is of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.


3456 Glenmark Drive
Hacienda Heights, California


9:00am to 5:00pm daily
Self-guided audio tours are available to individual or small groups at the information center.

Veggie Buffet 11:30am to 1:30pm Monday to Friday, 11:30am to 2:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.


Free to the temple.
Donations accepted.
Veggie Buffet about $7.
Museum entrance $1.


Tea Meditation, Floral Arrangement, Chinese Calligraphy, Health Screenings, Meditation, Vegetarian Cooking, Youth Orchestra, etc.


Tel: (626) 961-9697
Fax: (626) 369-1944
Email: [email protected]

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