Venerable Jing Yuan
Born in Malaysia Kulai town in 1962 and subsequently moved to Singapore with his entire family in 1965.
In 1990, he left Singapore and went on to further his studies in Buddhism in Taiwan. In the following year, Venerable Jing Yuan made up his mind resolutely to enter into monkhood in order to repay his parents’ kindness for raising him. He then got ordained under the late Master Guang Hua.
In 1991, Master Jih-Chang established the sangha community , Venerable Jing Yuan assisted in the organization of many Dharma propagation events, pujas, seminars, as well as the many Buddhist activities overseas.
In 1994, he took on the role of Senior Venerable in the Sangha and went on to become the Abbot of Feng Shan Monastery in 2000.
In 2002, he actively pushed on the development of Buddhism education in Singapore and Malaysia over the years. Venerable Jing Yuan is currently BW Monastery’s advisor.