Master Hsing Yun was acutely appreciative of his teacher¡¯s love and concern and had vowed to serve Buddhism with his life to repay his teacher¡¯s benevolence. No matter where you are in this world, there is always a Fo Guang Shan Tea House of Gratitude. They are set up to manifest Master Hsing Yun¡¯s undertaking to ¡°recompense droplets of kindness with springs of gratitude.¡± People of this modern world can be sure to experience in any FGS Tea House of Gratitude an awareness of spiritual purity whilst enjoying fragrant tea and delicious vegetarian food.

South Island¡¯s Teahouse opening hours: Tues-Sun 9.30am-4:00pm.We serve tea, coffee, vegetarian meals and light refreshments.