Venerable Guo-xing is the current Abbot of ChanMeditation Center and Dharma Drum Retreat Center.
Venerable was ordained under Chan Master Shen Yen in 1986 and assisted the Master between 1987 and 2007 in leading meditation retreats in Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and the United States, totaling more than 50 retreats, including the first 49 day retreat at DDRC in 2000.
Venerable previously served for 8 years as a counselor for DDM’s Chan Meditation Group at Nong Chan Monastery, the guiding instructor for DDM Sangha University Chan practice curriculum for 6 years, Director of DDM’s Chan Practice Center, Director of the Chan Hall, and as the supervisor of the Department of Transmitting the Lamp for 2 years. Venerable translated Master Sheng Yen’s book, “The Infinite Mirror.” Venerable is one of Chan Master Sheng Yen’s Dharma heirs.
Venerable speaks Taiwanese, Mandarin, and English.