Mandy took me to Chung Tian Buddhist Temple in Priestdale, Queensland. Such a lovely temple and sculpture garden plus tasty food in the cafe. A lovely day 🌷🦋
Chung Tian Temple is a Chan Buddhist temple located at 1034 Underwood Road, Priestdale, Queensland. The temple is part of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist monastic order. Construction of the temple began in January 1991 and it opened in June 1993.
Chung Tian Temple, which means “Middle Heaven”, was constructed in 1992 using traditional Chinese Buddhist architecture and is situated between Brisbane and Logan, Queensland. Surrounded by nature, the Temple provides a peaceful and culturally beautiful venue for the community to celebrate their multicultural diversity and multi-faith harmony through Humanistic Buddhism.Besides promoting Buddhism, the Chung Tian Temple was established with the goal of integrating Eastern culture into Australian traditions in the context of multiculturalism. It is an active cultural, educational and tourist centre in Queensland and has been widely recognized as a successful model for its multicultural approach in Australia.Chung Tian Temple organises several versatile activities for the community. Many of them aim at fostering talent and appreciation of art through education and promoting multi-culturalism through cultural activities.
Chung Tian Temple was constructed using traditional Chinese architecture in 1992. Surrounded by nature, the Temple provides a peaceful and culturally beautiful venue for the community to celebrate their multicultural diversity and multi-faith harmony through Humanistic Buddhism. School and visitor tours are conducted and you are invited to explore the grounds which are filled with wildlife. The Temple also conducts weddings, tea ceremonies, baby blessings, meditation, Buddhism and Chinese classes. The temple is a must see attraction in the City of Logan.