GHMZ Buddhism Research Institute Recruitment for Prospective Students

To promote virtuous Mahayana Buddhism, realize the great philosophy of “Peace, Health, and Harmony”, and facilitate those with a profound root of wisdom to reach the “Pure Land”, the compassionate Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi has developed a holy site for imparting the profound Nine Vehicle Great Perfection Dharma, which is an amazing limitless path. The location is geared towards training up an ample amount of Buddhist Preaching elites, able to attain profound wisdom and courage in order for them to achieve enlightenment.

 

Admission requirements

 

• For those applicants between the ages of 18 to 36 years old, they should hold a degree from a Vocational School or above, with a deep foundation of wisdom, complemented with various professional skill(s); or

• For those applicants between the ages of 22 to 36, a Bachelor’s degree or above with a reasonable foundation of wisdom; and
• All applicants should be free from any family burdens/hardship and be debt-free; and
• All applicants are required to attend an interview and pass an entrance exam.

 

Program Specification

 

The level of programs ranges from primary, secondary, advanced, and mastery level.

Duration of programs may vary from three (3) to nine (9) years depending on the specification of a particular level.

Every student is subject to take and achieve a passing score from a series of tests and exams prior to pursuing any program advancement.

 

Tuitions and Fees

 

If a candidate is an existing GHMZ Converted Disciple, meets all specified prerequisites and obtains a preliminary approval from the Admissions Department, he/she may subject to a tuition waiver;

Potential candidates who wish to qualify for a waiver must attend a one-month fundamental training program. After completing and passing through the one-month training program, he/she will be qualified to have their tuition waived;

All admitted students are responsible for their own housing, meals, and other living expenses which may apply. (GHMZBRI will reimburse the student the cost of expenses for business trip purposes).

 

Career Path

 

(1)  Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi will select only top students as his successive disciples amongst the graduating class. This is to ensure an excellent succession of qualified Preacher/ Buddhist Instructors in this Dharma Vanishing Era.

 (2) Top International graduates will be eligible to either work as one of the Guang Huan Mi Zong Buddhist Research Institute’s (GHMZBRI) faculty or preach globally if they are well-qualified and recommended.

 

Short-term programs

 

To cater to people’s needs and assist more sentient beings with good affinity, a series of short-term Buddhist Zen Meditation Programs and Health Dharma Classes will be offered to the public.

(The schedule of programs and classes specified in the “2019 Notice I” remains unchanged.)

 

Enrollment Schedule

 

(1) Date of New Semester: May 16, 2019

(2) Time frame for application submissions: March 16 to May 16, 2019

(3) International students must personally report to the Admissions Office no later than May 11, 2019

 

Requirements of Application:

 

(1)  A candidate should express his/her willingness of application via an email addressed to the GHMZBRI;

(2)  Download an application form from www.ghmzbri.org and complete it accurately; and

(3)  A passport photo must be submitted with the application form, size: 1.5” x 1.5”; and

(4)  A personal statement detailing his/her family and personal background, and reasons for his/her application; and

(5)  A certified duplicate of his/her highest academic credentials, in both English and Chinese versions;

(6)  Applicants must also submit a certified copy of an internationally accredited physical exam record taken within the last 6 months, in either Chinese or English; and

(7)  Duplicates of any certificates and/or diplomas of any type of profession/skill/talent, if it is applicable;

(8)  The application form with all aforesaid required documents should be submitted to the GHMZBRI Admissions Office via email or by mail.

 

Admission

 

Admission letters will be issued for eligible candidates once the Admissions Office has fulfilled its reviewing process with all required documents.

 

Correspondence

    

Admission Office

Guang Huan Mi Zong Buddhist Research Institute

1 (518) 853-1873

info@ghmzbri.org

 

Dated: March 16, 2019

 

Guang Huan Mi Zong Buddhism Research Institute

2019 Notice II

During this Dharma Vanishing Era, our world has been adversely endangered with its experience of drastic changes, unpredictable weather, widespread epidemics, overwhelming difficult diseases, and wrongful karmic acts committed by immoral people. To resolve the human health crisis, the compassionate Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi will globally impart a series of ancient and unsurpassed Guang Huan Mi Zong Great Perfection Esoteric Dharma for the first time, including the One Day Zen, the Triple Heart Zen — the 4th Dimension Dharma, and more.

 

To expedite the development of GHMZ and train additional qualified Preachers, the honorable Holy Master will offer numerous training programs at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land, to impart the Nine Vehicle Great Perfection Dharma. This brilliant Dharma paves a successful path of cultivation for those seeking enlightenment. It also serves as an attainable, expeditious, reliable and the most direct path for liberating sentient beings from the sea of suffering, and enabling them to enter the Pure Land of Buddha Worlds.

 

Program Schedule:

 

Level I ~ III Zen Instructor Training Programs
Date: May 11 – June 29, 2019 (49 days)

 

Different levels of GHMZ Great Perfection Dharma will be imparted in these programs. Outstanding and qualified students will be recommended to preach across the world.

 

Requirements:
(1) Ages: 18 – 59 years old;
(2) Academics: Possess an Associate Degree or above; and
Being a GHMZ Converted Student;
(3) Have a reasonable foundation of wisdom;
(4) In good health; and
(5) Have a dedicated heart.

 

  • If the applicants have previously qualified from any Preachers/ Buddhist Instructor Training Program with certification granted, 50% of the tuition could be waived upon approval while meals and lodging will also be included.

 

Notes:

 

1) Deadline: A written application should be submitted 10 days before the start of the program.

 

2) Once an applicant received a notice of approval, he/ she has to register at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land with all required documents 3 days prior to the start of the program.

 

3) Applicants must bring a copy of an internationally accredited physical exam record taken within the last 6 months.

 

4) Enrollment/Reception will take place at Peace Hall of Holy Mountain Buddha Land.

 

5) Luggage is limited to two bags per participant.

 

No luggage/baggage is allowed to be left behind at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land when he or she has finished attaining the program(s). If the students need storage service, each baggage will be subject to a daily charge of $2.00.

 

6) All applicants should be casually dressed; purified in body, mind, and soul; be respectful and follow all rules and regulations, as the GHMZ Holy Mountain Buddha Land is a sacred place for Arhats, Bodhisattvas, and the Holy Land of Buddhist Dharma practitioners.

 

Holy Mountain Buddha Land is a solemn place. All applicants who do not conform to rules and enroll punctually or do not bring all necessary documents will be prohibited from joining the class/program.

 

Dated: March 13, 2019

 

Administration Committee
Guang Huan Mi Zong

2018 Notice V

Guang Huan Mi Zong

2018 Notice V

 

To: GHMZ contacts, Buddhist Preachers, Zen Instructors, and members:
 
During this Dharma Vanishing Era, our world will experience drastic changes. The weather will become unpredictable and epidemics will be widespread, endangering our world.
 
To resolve the human health crisis and develop the ability of students, disciples and preachers, the compassionate Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi will impart the unsurpassed Esoteric Dharma to those in need at the Holy Mountain Buddha land.
 
Program schedule: One Day Zen will be taught for free every Saturday.
 
1. Triple Heart Zen Class
Date: December 16–18, 2018
 
2. Levels I & II Program
Date: December 18-29, 2018
(Level I: 5 days; and Level II: 7 days)
Both Levels exert significant positive effects on numerous chronic health problems, such as hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, breast tumors, asthma, tracheitis, obesity, hepatitis, erectile dysfunction, cervical problems, lower back pain, arthritis, neurosis, insomnia, constipation, allergies, acne, rhinitis, depression, and more.
Ages: 9–69 years old
 
3. Energy Empowerment Retreat
Date: January 2–6, 2018
Requirements:
(1) Applicants must be GHMZ Converted Disciples and have learned Level III Esoteric Dharma.
(2) Applicants must have visited Holy Mountain Buddha Land within the last three years.
(3) No one will be allowed to join the class/program without prior approval.
 
4. Beyond Level III Esoteric Dharma Program
Date: April 8–21, 2018
The Guang Huan Mi Zong Great Perfection Dharma will be taught in this program, resolving middle age crisis, optimizing genetic code, attaining benefits that can help prosper our nation.

Requirements:

(1) Applicants must be converted students that have learned Level II Dharma.
(2) Ages: 15–56 years old
 
Notes:
 
1) Deadline: A written application should be submitted 10 days before the start of the program.
2) Applicants must bring a copy of an internationally accredited physical exam record taken within the last 6 months.
3) Enrollment/Reception will take place at Peace Hall of Holy Mountain Buddha Land.
4) Luggage is limited to two bags per participant.
5) All applicants should be casually dressed; purified in body, mind, and soul; be respectful and follow all rules and regulations, as the GHMZ Holy Mountain Buddha Land is a sacred place for Arhans, Bodhisattvas and the Holy Land of Buddhist Dharma practitioners.
 
Holy Mountain Buddha Land is a solemn place. All applicants who do not conform to rules and enroll punctually or do not bring all necessary documents will be prohibited from joining the class/program.
 
Dated: October 13, 2018
 
Administration Committee
Guang Huan Mi Zong

2018 Notice IV

Guang Huan Mi Zong
2018 Notice IV

To: GHMZ contacts, Buddhist Preachers, Zen Instructors, students, and members:

During this Dharma Vanishing Era, our world will experience drastic changes. The weather will become unpredictable and epidemics will be widespread.

To resolve the human health crisis, the compassionate Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi will impart the unsurpassed Esoteric Beyond Three Vehicles Dharma, which helps to optimize the human genetic code, overcome a health crisis, attaining even more benefits for those in need.

After undertaking over thirty years of practical experimentation, the Guang Huan Mi Zong Nine Vehicle Great Perfection Dharma has scientifically proven itself to be the best, most cost-effective and feasibly practical Zen method for solving the human health crisis. This Dharma, created by Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi, exerts significant positive effects on numerous chronic health problems, such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, lung disease, hepatitis, gastrointestinal disease, cervical problems, herniated disc, arthritis, kidney disease, erectile dysfunction, migraine, obesity, allergies, sinusitis, acne, breast tumors, and more.

International ambassadors from the United Nations Organization will be cordially invited to witness the amazing positive effects of GHMZ Health Dharma, which is dedicated to all of mankind.

Program schedule:

1. Triple Heart Zen Dharma Class

Duration: October 6 – 9, 2018

Note: Possible candidates should have learned the One Day Zen class and possess a recommendation from his/her GHMZ mentor.

2. Levels I & II Retreat Program

Duration: October 10 – 21, 2018

By learning Levels I and II of the Esoteric Dharma, practicing the “Retreat” and being sacredly empowered collectively in this program, one could experience significant relief from the effects of chronic disease.

3. Level III and Beyond Dharma Program

Program schedule will be updated later.

Application procedures and supplementary information:

1) Deadline: Written application should be submitted 10 days before the start of the program.

No one will be allowed to join the class/program without prior approval.

2) Applicants must bring a copy of an accredited physical exam record taken within the last 6 months.

3) Enrollment /Reception will take place at Peace Hall and Holy Mountain Buddha Land.

4) Luggage is limited to two bags per participant.

5) All applicants should be casually dressed; purified in body, mind, and soul; be respectful and follow all rules and regulations, as the GHMZ Holy Mountain Buddha Land is a sacred place for Arhans, Bodhisattvas and the Holy Land of Buddhist Dharma practitioners.

Dated: August 31, 2018

Administration Committee
Guang Huan Mi Zong

2018 Notice III

Guang Huan Mi Zong
2018 Notice III

 

During the Dharma Vanishing Era, this world will experience drastic changes. The weather will become unpredictable and epidemics will be widespread. To resolve the human health crisis, and promote the great mission of Human Health, World Peace and Religious Harmony, the compassionate Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi reveals the One Day Zen and Triple Heart Zen, which are derived from the Guang Huan Mi Zong Great Perfection Esoteric Dharma, for those in need.
 
To cope with the current conditions, the exalted Holy Master Ziguang Shang Shi will offer a series of training programs to Zen teachers and tonsured preachers, to improve their preaching ability.
 
Program schedule:
 
1) Special Training Program for Certificated Zen Teacher
 
Duration: May 16-31, 2018 (15 days)
 


Notes of taking this program:
 
(1) Those who attended the first Zen Teacher Training Program this year and have guided at least 2 people to attend the classes at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land, can take the 5-day Triple Heart Zen Class for free.
 
(2) Those who have guided at least 5 people to attend the classes at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land, can take this Special Training Program for free.
 
(3) The new candidates of the Special Training Program, who attend this type of training program for the first time, must submit reference letters written by GHMZ centers and preacher/instructor/teacher, as well as an application letter written by himself/herself. Candidates cannot attend the program without approval.
 
(4) The candidates of the Special Training Program, who have attended any preacher/instructor/teacher training programs in the past and would like to apply for this Program, should submit their application letters, and take their certificates with them. These candidates’ tuition will be discounted 50%.
 
(5) To help candidates travel through the US customs smoothly and facilitate the process of making donations and paying tuition and/or fees, all monetary issues should be taken care of at the GHMZ Hong Kong Headquarters prior to entering the US. Representatives of each region can visit Hong Kong Headquarters, make their donations, pay fees, and receive their receipts. Candidates can proceed to then take the classes at Holy Mountain Buddha Land simply by providing their receipts. Candidates should make arrangements for their own lodging and meals at the Holy Mountain Buddha Land.
 
2) Tonsured Preacher Training Program
 
Duration: June 13 – August 14, 2018 (2 months)
 


Notes of taking this training program:
 
(1) All tonsured preachers, monks and nuns are eligible to attend the program at no cost.
 
(2) All candidates must submit their applications at least 10 days before the program. Candidates cannot attend the program without approval.
 
(3) Candidates must have their sutras and certificates with them.
 
3) Notes of taking both programs listed above:
 
(a) The families of all candidates must support them to attend the class/programs listed above. Candidates should not have obstacles upon learning Dharma.
 
(b) Candidates of any program or class listed will need to provide the following documentation with them: a physical exam taken within the last 6 months, and 4 passport photos (size: 2”x 2”)
 
(c) Application deadline: 10 days before class/program begin.
 
No applicant could attend the class/program without approval.
 
(d) Registration address: Reception Center, Peace Hall of Holy Mountain Buddha Land.
 
(e) The maximum number of packages of each person is two.
 
(f) All students must dress neatly, be respectful and follow the rules and regulations, as the GHMZ Holy Mountain Buddha Land is where Arhans and Bodhisattvas assemble, and the Holy Land of Buddhist Dharma practitioners.
 
(g) Students should take care of the lodging and meals by themselves.
 
Dated: April 10, 2018
 
Administration Committee
Guang Huan Mi Zong