D a t a   S h e e t
Name of Religious Site: Association Bouddhiste de Chan Hai Lei Zang.
Centre Address: 125 Rue Charlotte, Montreal, QC, H2X 1M2
Centre Phone Number: 1 (514) 875-9578
Centre Fax Number: 1 (514) 875-9061
Headquarters: Ling Shen Ching Tze Temple, 17012 NE 40th Ct., Redmond, WA 98052, 1 (206) 882-0916
Contact Name and Title: Yick Ming Farssu, Resident/Head Lama
Religious Leader and Title: Living Buddha Lian-shen
Membership/Community Size: Approximately 50 regular attendants, but numbers vary.
Ethnic Composition: Predominantly Canadian Chinese, and first generation new immigrant Chinese
Demographics: A mixture of Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong immigrants (recent and old). Languages most commonly spoken are Cantonese and Mandarin. The age grouping of the congregation is spread from early thirties to early eighties. The majority of the practitioners were between the ages of 30-45.
Centre Activities: Open daily for visitors (Mon-Fri) from 12:00-18:00.
Services on Saturday nights at 19:30-approx 22:00 open to public.
Private Study available upon request.
Researcher: Noah Casey
Date Submitted: Monday, April 15, 2002

This project is being conducted by the Asian Religion and Ethics Research Unit at McGill University